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Alpha Company has implemented a plan whereby functional managers will be held totally

responsible for all

cost overruns against their (the functional managers') original estimates.

Furthermore, all cost overruns must come out of the functional managers' budgets, whether they

be overhead or otherwise, not the project budget. What are the advantages and disadvantages

of this approach?

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Functional managers have authority over organizational units within an... View the full answer

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