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Project Planning in South Africa

Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of planning a project in South Africa. Use specific examples to support your opinion of why you would or would not want to be a manager for this project in this country.

Discuss the project environment and what adjustment would need to be made if the project was conducted in the United States versus this country.

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There are a couple main issues with South Africa which we would have to consider. South Africa (SA) is quite large and very populus with different cultures. There are approximately eleven main languages spoken in SA. Also, while they're considered an upper-middle class country in terms of income with a large economic structure, the income level is very low and unemployment remains high. Resources are available but are not as freely established or available as they are in the U.S. This can also present ...

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This solution discusses the advantages and disadvantages of planning a project in South Africa. Specific examples are given to support the answer of why a person would or would not want to be a project manager for a project in South Africa. This solution also discusses the project environment and what adjustments, if any, would be needed if the project was conducted in the U.S. versus South Africa.

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