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Unformatted text preview: eadily admits mass production
activities within established
specifications. Slide 10
y Slide 11 It provides good control over personnel,
since each employee has one and only
one person to report to.
Communication channels are vertical and
Quick reaction capability exists, but may
be dependent upon the priorities of the
functional managers. Classical Structure
y y y No one individual is directly responsible
for the total project (i.e., no formal
authority; committee solutions).
It does not provide the project-oriented
emphasis necessary to accomplish the
Coordination becomes complex, and
additional lead time is required for
approval of decisions. Slide 12
y Decisions normally favor the strongest
There is no customer focal point.
Response to customer needs is slow.
There is difficulty in pinpointing
responsibility; this is the result of little or
no direct project reporting, very little
project-oriented planning, and no project
authority. Slide 13
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- Spring '14