Case Study for project management- chapter1-3 Essay

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Chapter 1

CASE: AaronSide to Teams
Dragan Z. Milosevic, Peerasit Patanakul, and Sabin Srivannaboon


1. (a) Relay race approach has its good idea to conduct first a study of what the consumers’ desires before getting into the decisions of making a new project or product to determine the needs of the customers. But, having this approach is much suitable for local projects. In the other hand is the Cross- functional approach. Cross functional approach is ideal to a large project especially if the project is getting worldwide. This approach needs to hire experts’ people to build a team for the departments. With this,
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3. Project management plays as their guide to established changes in the company. It provides them processes to a smooth flow of their projects.

CASE: The Project Hand- off Method
Dragan Z. Milosevic, Russ J. Martinelli, and James M. Waddell


1. Yes, there are multiple project managers in control of the project as it progressed through the development life cycle. With them, the management of the project was accomplished through a project management model. Hence, a project manager with the functional expertise specific to the phase of development the product was currently in assumed ownership of the project.
2. Yes, because it was clearly stated there that hand-off method of development is usually in smaller, less mature, and technically the companies focused into it although the true project management value is not well understood.
3. Hand- off method is projects by definition are finite,(pros) their impact should continue after they have been completed. (cons)The consequence (If not), one may question what the point of the project was in the first place. Many projects roll themselves into operations. The company should now be using the information or system that resulted from the project. A transitional period will often take team members directly from the project into their roles in the daily operations of the company.

Chapter 2


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