Chrysanthemum Cineraiifolium

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UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED MANAGEMENT GHANA-CAMPUS COURSE NAME: MANAGING PROJECT TEAMS LECTURER’S NAME: DR. DAVID ADZOVIE INDEX NUMBER: UAMM0020 DATE OF SUBMISSION: 13TH JULY, 2012 1 QUESTION THE VIGILANCE PROJECT-CASE OVERVIEW CASE DISCUSSION QUESTIONS Develop answers to the following questions: (a) Why is this case about team conflict? What conflicts do you see developing? (b)How is distance affecting team dynamics and performance? (c) What do you think about the decision to appoint sub-team sponsors? What problems can it solve? Which problems might it not solve? 2 TABLE OF CONTENT PAGE NO EXECUTIVE SUMMARY…………………………………………………………...4 INTRODUCTION…………………………………………………………………….5 LITERATURE…show more content…
These include contextual issues like a merger, cultural values/differences, norms, ethics, diversity, complexity, geographical/physical location just to mention a few. It also includes team/group dynamics and leadership and, lastly but not least, intrapersonal and interpersonal needs and concerns within most project settings. (Dominick, 2011) A vast number of projects are increasingly relying on the use of teamwork processes to meet the challenges of global competition vis-à-vis the attainment of desired project outcomes. Myriads of project settings rely on teams to increase quality and efficiency, reengineer systems, design and launch products, determine strategy and eventually manage projects. (Guzzo & Dickson, 1996). In response to this challenge, teamwork has been implemented in diverse projects in different countries over the last few years, taking a range of forms in theory and practice (Frobel & Marchington, 2005). Faced with this growing demand for a workforce with teamwork experience, managers are increasingly interested in the teamwork skills, behaviors and attitudes that new project management graduates bring to the workplace. With the use of teams so widespread, project management scholars all over the world will eventually work and interface with teams locally and globally in all types of project settings. In response to these developments, educators, particularly those in business colleges, have put more emphasis

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