Prof. Jodi Bouvin
Petrie’s Electronic Case
What qualities might Jim possess that would make him a successful project manager? Answer: Project manager should have a diverse set of still like management, communication, leadership, technical, conflict management and also customer relationship. Jim is an assistant director and that we know that he already know the current system that the store/company are using. Jim also needs to work closely with individual teammate as well for a project to be very successful. 2.
How do you think Jim should respond to Ella’s implied pressure about the importance of the project to her? Answer: He should keep Ella inform of the status of the project very often and it is very important, and also Ella’s will know the status of the project updated as well. 3.
What strategies might Jim employ to deal with a very busy team member such as Carmen Sanchez? Answer: Well he could find some time when Carmen Sanchez are free and set up and meeting to get her idea of the project and work together during that time.
Look over the scope statement (PE Figure 4-1). If you were an employee at Petrie’s Electronics, would you want to work on this project? Why or why not? Answer: Well I would be interest in working with Jim on this project and it would also be a great opportunity to learn more about company system as well. 2.
If you were part of the management team at Petrie’s Electronics, would you approve the project outlined in the scope statement in PE Figure 4-1? What changes, if any, need to be made to the document? Answer: I would approve this project. Because it is a great way to learn to the behavior of the customers purchase and also it would be beneficial to the company as well. 3.
Identify a preliminary set of tangible and intangible costs you think would occur for this project and the system it describes. What intangible benefits do you anticipate for the system?...
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