1.What does it mean to take a systems view of a project? How does taking a systems view of a project applyto project management? 2.Explain the four frames of organizations. How can they help project managers understand the organizational context for their projects? 3.Briefly explain the differences between functional, matrix, and project organizations. Describe how each structure affects the management of the project.Functional organizations have managers or vice presidents in specialties such as engineering, manufacturing, information technology, and so on. Their staffs have specialized skills in their respective disciplines. Project organizations have project managers instead of functional managers reporting to the CEO. Matrix organizations represent the middle ground between functional and project structures. Personnel often report to both a functional manager and one or more project managers. Project managers have the most authority in project organizational structures followed by matrix, and then functional. 4.Describe how organizational culture is related to project management. What type of culture promotes a strong project environment?
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