Managing and Organizing People
March 14, 2008
Dr. Dean Samuel
Dr. Samuel Natale
An Analysis and Comparison of Projects Management within Government Organizations and Private Industries.
By: Daniel Salifou
Table of Contents
I. Definition of a Project
II. Definition of Project Success
III. Building and Succeeding in a Project
IV. Team Building
VII. Educational Background
VIII. Organizational Culture
IX. Project Management in the Federal Government
X. Project Management in the Private Industries
XIII. Benefits to Organization
Definition of Project
Project management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to a broad range of activities in order to meet the requirements. It is also the application of modern management techniques and systems to the execution of a project from start to finish, achieving predetermined objectives of scope, quality, time and cost, to the equal satisfaction of those involved.
A project manager oversees the execution of entire project or publication, including hiring members of the production team, assigning tasks, organizing and scheduling the writing and production process, and participating to all administrative details.
Definition of Success
Project success relies on how much focus a project manager has on the actual project, the determination to find out what needs to be done, and good estimates as well as accuracy and consistency.
Project success can be measured by the ability to create software, at a reasonable cost, that helps the end customer be more productive. If the project timeline changes and/or there are adjustments to the requirements, those changes should be evaluated against the standard of price impact and what the end-user wants/needs.
A well-defined/well-managed project that produces... [continues]
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