Trophy Project

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The Trophy Project | | Save Paper | Category: Case Study Analysis | Word(s): 3104 | Page(s): 13 | View(s): 1572 | Rank: 0 | | [pic] TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2. INTRODUCTION 3. QUESTION 1 4. QUESTION 2 5. QUESTION 3 6. QUESTION 4 7. CONCLUSION 8. BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY | The lack of support from top leadership on The Trophy project compounded Reinhart’s problems and made managing the project a complete nightmare. This was also mainly due to the fact that there was no business case formulated for this project. The baseline plan might have been formulated but it did not cover all aspects of the project plan. For instance there was no clear…show more content…
Efforts to find a lasting solution are met with resistance from the line manager s and the top executive. As the project progresses so does the accumulation of problems. Reinhart is then requested to formulate a recovery plan which he does but because he has to give a report every Monday of the week he has not enough time to implement and manage his recovery plan. Confusion is reigning in the organisation and Reinhart is given an assistant programme manager who adds more confusion to the project by recommending that the project be computerized. This plan does not work well as the programme objectives could not be handled by the computer. Again an extra $15 000 was required for programming and additional storage space. The project was abandoned. Eventually Reinhart was replaced after failing to make any head way on the project. Progress continued to deteriorate and the project was finally completed by a third replacement manager albeit One year behind schedule and at a 40% overrun. This assignment will: ? Highlight the problems associated with working without a business case ? Highlight the problems associated with organisational stagnation ? Highlight the importance of HR in an Organisation ? Address the Leadership flaws and the need for Organisational focus ? Lastly motivate the recommendations to solve the problems QUESTION 1. What are the major

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