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Project Management and Strategic Alignment

Can you help me with the following:

* Describe a situation in which a project was not clearly aligned with business goals.
* Was the project successful? Why or why not?
* How could the project have been aligned more closely with business goals at the beginning of the project?
* Discuss the importance of strategic alignment in project management.

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A situation in which project was not clearly aligned with business goals occurred in my organization during implementation of a ERP solution. The project collided with the overall business goal of improving efficiency and accuracy in business processes and improving quality of service, however, the implementation created more chaos and confusion in the organization.

The project did not turn out to be successful and failed to achieve its intended objectives because there was no sync between the ...

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* Describe a situation in which a project was not clearly aligned with business goals.
* Was the project successful? Why or why not?
* How could the project have been aligned more closely with business goals at the beginning of the project?
* Discuss the importance of strategic alignment in project management.

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