5- Organization structure

5- Organization structure - 1-1D. Hesham A. AzizProject...

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Unformatted text preview: 1-1D. Hesham A. AzizProject Management OrganizationalStructuresDr. Hesham A. Aziz1-2D. Hesham A. AzizLearning Objectives1- The concept of project management organizational structures2- The difference between internal and external systems3- the organizational links that bind these systems together4- Criteria for selecting the organizational structure1-3D. Hesham A. Aziz1. Introduction:The organization structure defines the arrangement of resources within an organization and can be summarized in the format of an organizational breakdown structure (OBS).An OBS is a type of map shows the main components of the organization and how they relate to ach other in terms of control, communication or any other linkages or connections.1-4D. Hesham A. AzizProject Management StructuresProject Management StructuresChallenges to Organizing ProjectsThe uniqueness and short duration of projects relative to ongoing longer-term organizational activitiesThe multidisciplinary and cross-functional nature of projects creates authority and responsibility dilemmas.Choosing an Appropriate Project Management StructureThe best system balances the needs of the project with the needs of the organization.1-5D. Hesham A. AzizProjects ProposedWithin the functional organizations Partly with the functional organizationsCompletely outside the function organizationProject Team MemberFrom the internal functional, managed by external project ManagerMixed internal and external people managed by external project manager External people managed by external project Manager.These scenarios depends on the project size, team size, projection system and internal and external status.Internal and external project management systems Internal and external project management systems 1-6D. Hesham A. AzizInternal Project Organization StructureFunctional Pure ProjectMatrixFor most organizations undertaking projects, the fundamental considerations are :How the project should exist within the organization?What the relationship between the organization and the project will be?The project within an existing organizationThe project within an existing organization1-7D. Hesham A. AzizThe decision will be a function of many elements including:•The size of the project relative to the organization.•The relative status and importance of the project.•The strategic fit of the project with the overall strategic objectives of the organization.•The project life span.•Previous experience of the type of project.1-8D. Hesham A. AzizManaging DirectorHRDirectorMarketing DirectorOperations DirectorFinancial DirectorIT DirectorRecruitmentSalesProcessingSalariesSupportTrainingAdvertisingMaintenancePaymentsUpdatesDevelopmentPackagingProductionInvoicingPurchasingSalariesPromotionsQualityCost controlSecurityBoardThe functional structure is very common with large organizations where the project manager draws members from the various functional sections and...
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2012 for the course CEM 661 taught by Professor Dr.heshama.aziz during the Spring '10 term at American University in Cairo.

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5- Organization structure - 1-1D. Hesham A. AzizProject...

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