: Matrix management violates the management principle of unity of command Composite : Mixture of programs Advantage : More versatile and can lead to more functionality Disadvantage : Less organized, Can lead to unhealthy competition 3. (5)The Following list is what makes a PMO successful: If a PMO is Successful the Project Manager and Project are successful. Identify quantifiable measures to prove accomplishments Set a realistic time frame for results Have resources needed to achieve goals Establish credibility throughout the organization Get the best people for the PMO All these tasks are essential to have a successful project. That is why it is so important. (9) Perfectionism, motivation, and conflict tare often the major behavioral problems facing the PM. Participative management programs can be a useful tool for addressing the first two, while gentle confrontation usually works best for the latter. Sources of project conflict are foten priorities and policies
at first, schedule and technical problems during the main phase, and schedule and personal issues near termination. Pg 199 1. I think it is important that the company continue to take strides towards both sides of the company but at the same time I don’t think it should be a combined force. I find it important to have different managers tackling different sides because the types of business are completely different and require different skill and leadership types. The focuses will also not be the same. They definitely should be related in some way and knowledge should be shared. 2. The first thing Ken Hawks should do is ramp up an up grade the project management system in the businesses. Once there is a standard that is industry leading then he can begin to focus on the bigger issues that are being seen by the company. The company must start with good project organization first and move forward from there.
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