Assignment 2: Project Motorcycles
BUS 375 Project Management
May 8, 2015
Select one (1) of the types of project organization that would suit the development of the larger touring class motorcycles. Outline the process steps that your company would take in order to develop the motorcycle. Provide a rationale for the response. The type of project organization that would suit the development of the larger touring class motorcycles would be the project driven organization. According to Kerzner (2013)a project driven organization is a formally operated in its decision making along with highly specialized and disciplined team efforts in marketing, technical, operating personnel and customer involvement. According to Rider Magazine…show more content… In addition, making pricing and estimating easier with a defined structured work definition to exist with key decision points exist at he end of each life cycle phase so that incremental funding is available. As a result some crucial resources that you would need as a project manager to run the existing business interests at the same time that the business changes to the production of touring class motorcycles, would be additional manpower and raw material (Kerzner,2013) .
Suggest the project management leadership style that is most conducive to overseeing the operation of the business growth plan.
The project management leadership style that is most conducive to overseeing the operation of the business growth plan would be the democratic leadership style. As Kerzner (2013) has stated the democratic leadership style motivates workers to interact with one another and encourages decision-making either individually or with assistance from the project manager. This style is most effective when the team has the opportunity to develop a high sense of personal growth and job satisfaction. Furthermore, this style promotes team building because this project involves trial and error which the team will have to participate and give ideas for the manufacturing of this motorcycle to be successful. For example, Carlos Ghosn who is the President and Chief