Essay on Trophy Project

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2. INTRODUCTION

3. QUESTION 1

4. QUESTION 2

5. QUESTION 3

6. QUESTION 4

7. CONCLUSION

8. BIBLIOGRAPHY

1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

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The lack of support from top leadership on The Trophy project compounded Reinhart’s problems and made managing the project a complete nightmare. This was also mainly due to the fact that there was no business case formulated for this project. The baseline plan might have been formulated but it did not cover all aspects of the project plan. For instance there was no clear
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This is because top management did not realise that by bogging him down in meetings and paperwork they were not giving him ample time to implement his recovery plan therefore the project failed. The problems that The Trophy project experienced were as follows:-

? Unavailability of a business case ? No support from top management ? Lack of a Baseline plan ? No Change management

? Undefined Roles and responsibilities ?Lack of policies and procedures ?Lack of Strategic leadership ?Lack of Budget controls ? No Customer focus

The situation clearly shows a company in stagnation and whose leadership is willing to change their approach to organisational growth through consultation and alignment of their strategic mission with the ever changing surrounding environment. This situation requires an effective guiding coalition to introduce change within all ranks of the organisation. These are to be adhered to if organisational benefits are to be realised. The learning and growth perspective to be applied to top leadership and this to be implemented as well across functional lines. The vision and mission of the organisation to be taught to every member of the organisation as this fosters synergy and motivation within the employee ranks.

2. INTRODUCTION

Reinhart was appointed to be the project manager for the new Trophy project his first project in control. Prior to this ine he had been the assistant project manager on

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