Planning the project Watt, A. (2019). Project Management, 2nd Edition. BCcampus Open Education. No Plagiarism and APA format needed. Project Management: Past and Present Project Management Overview The Project Life Cycle (Phases) Write a 2 and half page about above topics with references No Plagiarism and APA format needed. Problem set 1 Question 1 Everyone has been involved in projects. What is the largest project you have been involved in? (You do not have to have been the project manager, but could have played another role.) Write one sentence that describes the objective of the project. Describe specifically how this project meets the definition […]
In what ways can the following activities be seen as projects? In what ways do they resemble ongoing, routine business activities? Feel free to add assumptions and details to describe how the activity might be a project in one context and routine in another. Reading the chapter before attending a university lecture. Taking the bus to work each day. Piloting an aircraft between Vancouver and Fiji. Teaching a course for the first time; teaching the same course every semester.
Go online and search for project life cycle models. Identify at least two that are different from the PMI model, and compare and contrast the phases. Be sure to cite your sources. The assignment is to answer the questions provided above in essay form. This is to be in narrative form. Bullet points should not to be used. The paper should be at least 1.5 – 2 pages in length, Times New Roman 12-pt font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins and utilizing at least one outside scholarly or professional source related to organizational behavior. This does not mean blogs or websites. […]
Question 1. 1. Identify a major public infrastructure project that is either underway, complete, or proposed in your region. This could be a bridge, road, building, or something of that nature. For the project you have identified, think of as many stakeholders and stakeholder groups as you can. Create a three-column table. In column 1, list the stakeholders. In column 2, list what each stakeholder wants to get from the project. In column 3, list the influence each stakeholder has over the project. Question 2. 2. How can the stakeholders change over the course of a project? Give examples of […]
Question 1 1. As a student of organizational behavior, you have the opportunity to investigate what factors lead employees to make certain choices. What can this in turn help you do within your job? 2. It is important for service organizations to include customer needs and requirements in assessing their effectiveness. Why is this so? Discuss 3. Explain “workforce diversity.” What key managerial skill do you think is most important when dealing with workforce diversity? The paper should be at least 1.5 – 2 pages in length, Times New Roman 12-pt font, double-spaced, 1 inch margins and utilizing at least one […]
As the owner of a small electrical company, you are hopeful you will be able to get OSHA’s area director to substantially decrease the $14,000 penalty you received. That is a lot of money and goes directly against your bottom line. You are confident that you have a good argument for the area director to throw out two of the citations. In preparation for the informal settlement conference with OSHA’s area director, you decide to have a talk with the foreman of the site and you learn that the general contractor’s superintendent at the site was rather rude to the […]
In this Case Assignment you are asked to integrate some key concepts presented in the readings so far into an essay. Prepare a 3- to 4-page essay in which you address the following questions: How does the personality/negotiation style of key players in a negotiation influence the negation process? How does the personality/negotiation style of key players impact the likelihood of conflict? Where does your own negotiating style fit within your analysis? Is there a best personality/negotiation style for any negotiation? What role does ethics play in any negotiation?
Wernicke (2010), with tongue in cheek, discusses how to create the perfect TED Talk. Watch the presentation here: Sebastian Wernicke: Lies, damned lies and statistics (350 words) (https://www.ted.com/talks/sebastian_wernicke_lies_damned_lies_and_statistics_about_tedtalks#t-122583.) How would you, based on his talk, devise a metric for the organization where you work that would gauge the behavior of employees during the planning stage of a strategic organizational change model? Some metrics you might use include: Productivity Arriving on time Leaving late Sense of humor Contribution to collaborative efforts The goal of this last discussion is to apply creative problem-solving techniques and to examine the various methods that leadership uses […]
Portfolio Project Option #1: Paper: Evaluation and Analysis of a Change Management Plan ( I have attached all required information) For this project, you will analyze an organizational change plan. This assignment is not a research paper, but is instead an evaluation and critique of the dynamics of the components of a strategic organizational change plan of an organization of your choosing. The Portfolio Project is designed to do two things: Assess your understanding of how to analyze information based on an effective change implementation plan. Evaluate your ability to write a critical analysis essay that is based on the […]
Instructions-Case Study For this assignment, review the Nike case study, located at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5uYCWVfuPQ. Click here view the video transcript. Once you have viewed the case scenario, respond to the following questions, with thorough explanations and well-supported rationale. 1. These workers state the “only thing they have is their work”. This statement suggests that without this work, they would have a lower standard of living. Should we inflict western values on this society? Bring in the concepts of social responsibility, integrity and other business ethics practices. 2. From Nike’s standpoint, is this a fair assessment of their ethical standards? Explain the some of the […]