Group 12 - Topic A

Group 12 - Topic A - ISE441 EngineeringProjectManagement

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ISE  441 Engineering Project Management  Case Study: Jones And Shephard  Accountants, Inc.
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CASE SCENARIO Company:  Jones and Shephard Accountants,  INC. Main Character:  ISD  director will be reassigned  
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Company Background 1970. Company was ranked 18 people  in size 1978. Increased to over 50 people
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Situation The director, feel disappointed to handle the  activities. No single person to push through a project Outside customers didn’t know whom to call to get  answers regarding project statue. ISD director and Associate Director will be quit the  position in Feb and Dec in 1979. Need to be find someone to replace the both position
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Instruction Provide (1) Operation managers do not like other  manager coming into his empire and given  direction Assign an Associate director or not will be up  to us About corporate with outside customers
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Instruction Provide (2) Corporate wants to limit our external activities until we  get our internal affairs in order About the changing of organizational structure, it should  be satisfy advanced needs Tell the employees to the matrix will be a problem, we  need to pay attention for it
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Confronted Puzzle Operations manager controls more than 50 percent Secretary pool is placed too high Supervisors should be reassigned lower in the  organization Convince corporate management that their change will  be beneficial but not to increase division manpower Set up a separate department or  project for customer relations
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course ME ISE441 taught by Professor W.k. during the Spring '11 term at NYU Poly.

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Group 12 - Topic A - ISE441 EngineeringProjectManagement

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