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Chapter 10 Review Questions

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CIS 550 / Chapter 10 Chapter 10 Review Questions 10-R1 What is the difference between leading and managing a project? Managing a project is about coping with complexity, while leading is about coping with change. “Good management brings about order and stability by formulating plans and objectives, designing structures and procedures, monitoring results against plans, and taking corrective action when necessary. Leadership involves recognizing and articulating the need to significantly alter the direction and operation
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Unformatted text preview: of the project, aligning people to the new direction, and motivating them to work together to overcome hurdles produced by the change and to realize new objectives” (p. 316). Managers expedite certain activities and keep the project on track; figure out ways to solve technical problems; keep project members functioning as a team; and balance the competing constraints of time, cost, scope and quality. Leaders sense the need for change along the way and rally the team to support the new vision....
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