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Unformatted text preview: Operations Exam Study Guide Chapter 2: Project Management Breakthrough Projects Platform Projects Derivative Projects Product Change New core product Additional to product family Product enhancement Process Change New core process Process upgrade Incremental change Research & Development New core technology Technology upgrade Incremental change Alliance & Partnership Outsource major activity Select new partner Incremental change More --------CHANGE-------- Less Decide if its a pure project, functional project, or matrix project before starting the project Pure Project o Advantages Project manager has full authority Team members report to one boss Shorter lines of communication=quicker decisions High team pride, motivation, and commitment o Disadvantages Duplication of resources Organizational goals and policies ignored Falls behind in technology Worry about life after project Functional Project o Advantages Team member can work on several projects Expertise remains in functional area Functional area is home after project completion o...
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