Selecting The Wrong Project Manager

Even though executives know the personal characteristics and traits that project managers should possess, and even though job descriptions are often clearly defined, management may still select the wrong person because they base their decision on the following criteria. Maturity Some executives consider gray hair to be a sure indication of maturity, but this is not the type of maturity needed for project management. Maturity in project management generally comes from exposure to several types...

Grinnell And Apple The Matrix Structure

3-1 Much has been written about how to identify and interpret signs that indicate that a new organizational form is needed. Grinnell and Apple have identified five signs in addition to those previously described in Section 3.630 Management is satisfied with its technical skills, but projects are not meeting time, cost, and other project requirements. There is a high commitment to getting project work done, but great fluctuation in how well performance specifications are met. Highly talented...

Project Management Growth Concepts And Definitions Ss

2.1 General Systems Management 34 2.2 Project Management 1945-1960 34 2.3 Project Management 1960-1985 35 2.4 Project Management 1985-2003 47 2.6 Systems, Programs, and Projects A Definition 55 2.7 Product versus Project Management A Definition 58 2.8 Maturity and Excellence A Definition 59 2.9 Informal Project Management A Definition 60 2.10 The Many Faces of Success 61 2.11 The Many Faces of Failure 64 2.14 Project Management Methodologies A Definition 75 2.15 Change Management and Corporate...