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Organizational Capability:Structure, Culture, and RolesChapter 3Contemporary Project ManagementKloppenborg
At the end of this chapter…Describe the duties, motivations, and challengesof each of the executive, managerial, and teamroles in projects.Delineate the attributes one should consider inselecting a person for each of the executive,managerial, and team roles in projects.Compare and contrast the advantage anddisadvantages of the functional, project, strongmatrix, balanced matrix, and weak matrixmethods of organization and describe how eachoperates.
At the end of this chapter…Given a description of types of projects an organizationhas, determine and justify the type of organization that isappropriate.Describe different project life cycle models and tell wheneach is appropriate.List and describe organizational culture elements thatare helpful in planning and managing projects.List and describe how to overcome organizational cultureelements that hinder successful projects.When planning a real project with your team, relate theculture characteristics of your sponsoring organizationand how you factor them into your project planning.
Types of organizational structuresFunctional organizationProject organizationMatrix organizationProject Management Office organization
Functional OrganizationHierarchicalClear lines of authority according to type of workGrouped by areas of specializationOne and only one supervisorFunctional managerControls the budgetMakes project decisionsCoordinates project communications
Functional Organization
Advantages of FunctionalOrganizationUnity of command – only one “boss” is givinginstructionsWorkers learn readily from each other and keeptechnical skills sharpUpon project completion, workers continue toreport to the same functional managerShare resources among multiple small projects
Disadvantages of FunctionalOrganizationSlow communications across multiple functionsand channelsTechnical difficulty in incorporating input fromother disciplines

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