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Ops Session 3 Project Management Definition o Project – a series of tasks usually directed toward some major output and  requiring a significant period of time to perform. Specific/unique outcome or deliverable Limited time Limited resources Specific objectives Organizational structure o Pure Project Advantages Project manager authority One boss Shortened lines of communication Pride, motivation, commitment are high Disadvantages Duplication of resources Organizational goals are secondary Weakened functional divisions No home – “life after project” o Functional project Advantages Team member can work on several projects Technical expertise remains No “life after project” fears Disadvantages Non-functional area tasks short-changed Weak motivation to improve projects o Matrix project Advantages Enhanced communication
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course BUS 370 taught by Professor Camp during the Fall '09 term at Indiana.

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