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Small project: Macro or micro; Who should create a work breakdown structure

Need assistance in answering the following questions: If you were working a small project that required little or no external coordination, which method would you recommend using, macro or micro? Please explain your choice. Who should create the work breakdown structure for the team? Please explain.

Project Flow/ Wait Time in a queue

First Local bank would like to improve customer service at its drive in facility by reducing waiting and transaction times. One the basis of a pilot study, the banks process manager estimates the average rate of customer arrivals at 30 per hour. All arriving cars line up in single file and are served at 1 of 4 windows on a first

Project Management - Managing Risks

Suppose you are the project manager of a team of software specialists working on a project to produce a piece of application software in the field of accounting. Identify some items that might go wrong during this type of project (i.e., what are some of the risks in this project) and discuss how you, as the PM, would assess and

Returns on investments

The following investment opportunities are available to an investment center manager. Project Initial Investment Annual Earnings A $800,000 $90,000 B $100,000 $20,000 C $300,000 $25,000 D $400,000 $60,00

Project types

Compare the difference between a time-constrained project and a resource-constrained project. What industries typically have time-constrained projects, resource-constrained projects, or both? Explain your answer.

Results might be measured against goals based on the success factor or methods of achieving those goals. Goals should be measured periodically throughout the project implementation phase depending on the nature of the project (Reilly, 1996).

Feasibility should be measured throughout the life cycle of a project. The scope and complexity of an apparently feasible project can change after the initial problems and opportunities are fully analyzed or after the system has been designed. A project that is feasible at one point in time may become infeasible at a later point

The Case of the Mexican Crazy Quilt: Linderman Industries

1. Was Linderman Industries' adoption of project organization an appropriate one for getting the Mexican subsidiary started? 2. In consideration of Robert Linderman's letting the division managers know the project manager would be asking for some of their key people, why would Conway have any difficulty in getting the ones he

The importance project completion

What is more important for successfully completing a project: the project management structure or the culture of the organization? Provide an example to support your answer.

Unsure How I would go about this problem The student needed a starting point. This solution was written to help with giving the student ideas on how to address the questions asked in the case study. There were further references given to assist the student in completing the homework assignment.

Case study tell me what you are going to do, unsure what they are asking and how I would go about answering this? This is a link to the book we are looking at My recommendation is that the content in the link given above should be read several times.

Project management plan

Project Management Plan Analyze the role of project management in creating and maintaining facility assets. Describe internal factors that affect project management decisions within facilities management of a resort hotel.

Accounting Project in Excel

I am having a real hard time with this, since I am not an excel function expert. Your help is greatly appreciated. Here are the instructions: Description You are the owner of a family practice which also sells fitness equipment and wish to convert the payroll account to an Excel worksheet, which will automatically calculat

Implementing Organizational Initiatives

Why is a conductor of an orchestra an appropriate metaphor for being a project manager? What aspects of project managing are not reflected by this metaphor? Can you think of other metaphors that would be appropriate?

Project Manager Scheduling

I) Assume you are a Project Manager and have been asked to manage the project schedule for a given project. The project primarily involves building a prototype product, testing it, and obtaining customer approval. ii) The project activities, durations, and predecessors are shown in attachment. iii) Assume that the project be

What are the different types of risk that organizations face?

What are the different types of risk that organizations face? What are the benefits of risk management? How do you determine whether a risk is typical or corporate and why is it important to make this distinction? Discuss the negative impact that ethics risk can have on an organization and comment on any examples in recent years

Horizontal Model to show the effects on financial statements

Eden Project rents its store location. Rent is $750 per month, payable quarterly in advance. On July 1, a check for $2,250 was issued to the landlord for the July-September quarter. Use the horizontal model to show the effects on the financial statements of Eden Project: A. To record the payment, assuming that all @2,250

List five important factors that should be in a project review

Describe how often project reviews should be held with project sponsors by the project manager. List five important factors that should be in the project review, described in the text as "actionable information". Is it important to tell the sponsors what they want to hear, or the truth about the actual status of the project?

Describe the importance of a project kick-off meeting

Describe the importance of a project kick-off meeting, and what needs to be reviewed in that meeting. Describe a project kick off meeting you have attended or hosted, and give suggestions on how to improve it in the future. Provide a comprehensive answer using your reading, knowledge and experience.

Equivalent units of production..

I have posted 2 multiple choice problems I need help with... A department adds raw materials to a process at the beginning of the process and incurs conversion costs uniformly throughout the process. For the month of January, there were no units in the beginning work in process inventory; 10,000 units were started into produc

Replacement Project

To be honest, I don't even know where to start with this problem and would appreciate any help that you feel is allowed. At least something that could get me started and allow me to check my work when finished. Thank you for your help. International Cookies Inc. is considering the purchase of a new cookie oven. The origina

Impact of management style in a food and beverage operation

Impact of Management Style Describe the impact of a manager's actions on a food and beverage operation. List 7 situations in which a manager's actions either indirectly or directly affect a guest's dining experience. Describe the impact of your selected actions on the profitability of a food and beverage operation.

Project management

Why might a project schedule need to be compressed? What are some of the ramifications of compressing a schedule? Describe a situation in a organization where consensus building was used. How successful was it? Provide an example of where you think consensus building could be used. Describe a situation where you could

Switch to level production

The manager of Crafts needs to have information about how switching to level production will affect the company's profits and loan need. Assumptions for pro formals and the cash budget. Switching to level production will not affect Sales, Accounts Receivables, Long-term Debt, or Net Plant and Equipment. You can take thos

CPM and PERT project management

CPM/PERT 1. Immediate Duration Activity Predecessors (days) a. organize layout team - 5 b. organize modification team - 3 c. design personnel jobs a 2 d. set machinery in place b 3 e. connect utilities c,d 7 f. modify conveyor system e 4 g. train personnel e