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Organizational Change and Management Teams

I need help answering the following questions. Please answer in detail because I am trying to understand how it can have an impact.

1.Describing the affects of organizational change on projects and the assigned project management team.

2. The potential impact of organizational change on virtual and global teams.

Please cite and reference any outside sources used.

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Organizational Change
I need help answering the following questions. Please answer in detail because I am trying to understand how it can have an impact.

1.Describe the effects of organizational change on projects and the assigned project management team.

Even if all the knowledge areas in the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) are rooted in controlling change, it cannot be debated that the nature of the non-human aspect of project management is change. There is a significant distinction between directly controlling change relative to the non-human aspects of a project and effecting change in the human dimensions or the leadership of the assigned project management team. Both are interdependent and mutually supporting - both are needed to support project success.

In an article which explores current research on the effects of organizational change on the development, implementation, and operation of IS and IS project management, the findings showed and suggested that organizational changes have a big contribution to IS failure and project managers must be aware that even minor changes influence greatly IS project outcomes with significant collective effect. It is difficult to manage IS projects during organizational change as it poses new challenges for the project managers and more often, organizational change results from internal politics rather than external factors. Today's project managers need to understand the uncertainty created by organizational change and the influence it can do on a project and they also need to have the ability to deal with ...

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The solution describes the effects of organizational change on projects and its assigned project management team and it also explains the potential impact of organizational change on virtual and global teams. References included.

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