JamesThomas_BUS570_M7A1.docx - Running Head SHARED VISION PROJECT CASE STUDY Shared Vision project Case Study Steve Jobs\u2019 Project Management Style

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Running Head: SHARED VISION PROJECT CASE STUDYShared Vision project Case Study:Steve Jobs’ Project Management StyleJames ThomasBUS570: M7A1Excelsior College1
SHARED VISION PROJECT CASE STUDYAbstractThis paper investigates the project management style of Steve Jobs. Steve Jobs is famous for being the CEO for Apple and making it one of the most valuable companies in the world. Under his vison, Apple created and successfully marketed some of the most disruptive technologies in respective markets. Through Steve Jobs shared vision project management, he was able to communicate his vision with engineers at Apple and motivate them to reach for impossible outcomes. Finally, the paper suggests some things that future project managers can learn from Steve Jobs project management style and how they can incorporate those lessons into future projects.2
SHARED VISION PROJECT CASE STUDYIntroductionSteve Jobs was a cofounder of Apple is one of the technology industries most recognized figures. “Jobs created the world's most valuable company, and along the way transformed at leastfour industries (computers, music, animated movies, mobile communications)” (Vandermey, 2013). Under his command, Apple released one of the world’s most popular and well-known products, the iPhone, that is still a leading product in its market sector. “Although widely recognized as a marketing leader and technology guru, Jobs was largely successful because of hisproject-based approach for managing his business and producing new products” (Turban et al., 2018, p. 412). This paper discusses the project management style of Steve Jobs and explores what made that style so successful and managers can learn from it.

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