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INSTRUCTOR’S RESOURCE MANUAL

CHAPTER TWO

The Organizational Context: Strategy, Structure, and Culture

To Accompany

PROJECT MANAGEMENT:
Achieving Competitive Advantage

By
Jeffrey K. Pinto

CHAPTER TWO

PROJECT PROFILE: Project Management Improves Lenovo’s Bottom Line
INTRODUCTION
2.1 PROJECTS AND ORGANIZATIONAL STRATEGY
2.2 STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT Identifying Project Stakeholders Managing Stakeholders
2.3 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
2.4 FORMS OF ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE Functional Organizations Project Organizations Matrix Organizations Moving to Heavyweight Project Organizations
PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESEARCH IN BRIEF: The Impact of Organization Structure on Project Performance
2.5 PROJECT MANAGEMENT OFFICES
2.6 ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE How Do Cultures Form? Organizational Culture and Project Management
PROJECT PROFILE: Creating a Culture for Project Management: The Renault Racing Team
Summary
Key Terms
Discussion Questions
Case Study 2.1 – Rolls-Royce Corporation
Case Study 2.2 – Paradise Lost: The Xerox Alto
Case Study 2.3 – Project Task Estimation and the Culture of “Gotcha”
Case Study 2.4 – Widgets ‘R Us
Internet Exercises
PMP Certification Sample Questions
Integrated Project – Building Your Project Plan
Bibliography

TRANSPARENCIES

2.1 PROJECTS AND CORPORATE STRATEGY

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2.2 PROJECT STAKEHOLDER RELATIONSHIPS

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2.3 PROJECT STAKEHOLDER MANAGEMENT CYCLE

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2.4 EXAMPLE OF A FUNCTIONAL ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

5. EXAMPLE OF A PROJECT ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE…...

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