Project Management: A Managerial Approach by Wiley (6th Edition) Chapter 7
Case AUTOMOTIVE BUILDERS, INC.: THE STANHOPE PROJECT
1. How did ABI handle forecast risk?
2. Were ABI's Stanhope site costs in Table 2 derived by a top-down or bottom-up process? Why?
3. What are the answers to Steve White's questions?
4. What other factors are relevant to this issue?
5. How do the changes in assumptions mentioned by the other managers affect the proposal?
6. What position should Jim take? Why?