MPM_ProjectManagementFundamentals_07

MPM_ProjectManagementFundamentals_07 - TheProjectTeam

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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 1 The Project Team
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 2 The (dedicated) Project Team lies at one extreme end of the  continuum which starts from undertaking projects using the (pure)  functional form of project organization.  A project manager is selected to head a core group of personell  assigned from two or more functional units of the organization and  who are all required to work full-time on the project in question. Project Teams are usually „cross-functional“ in nature and are a  powerful means of dealing with complex assignments which may be  difficult to do using other project organiza-tion forms.  The (Dedicated) Project Team
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 3 Corporation X Human Resources Marketing Engineering Procurement Manufacturing Administration Project Manager Project Team MA1 MA2 MA3 EN1 EN2 EN3 MF1 MF2 MF3 PR1 PR2 Forming a (Dedicated) Project Team Staff are assigned away from various departments to work full-time on the project. Other  Areas
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 4 No structural impact on the  functional organization occurs  – only the tempo-rary  siphoning away of functional  specialists from their  respective areas for the  duration of the project or for a  phase of it when heir input is  required in order to complete  specialist tasks.  The Project Team - Advantages
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 5 Project completion time is  comparatively smaller due to  project personell devoting their  efforts to the project in question  full-time and also because the flow  of information and decision-making  is generally not hindered by  hierachies as it is in the functional  form of organizing projects.  The Project Team - Advantages
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan 6 Motivation, feeling of iden- tification and cohesiveness are  strong in the project.  Project personell share a  common goal and they also  share a collective responsibility for ensuring the realization of  this goal.  The Project Team - Advantages
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Assistant Professor Dr. Aurangzeb Zulfiqar Khan
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2010 for the course BUSINESS 20435 taught by Professor Hamid during the Spring '10 term at Sharif University of Technology.

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