What went right, what went wrong, and why”

Case Assignment: (Use Heading for paragraphs) In a 4-page paper, answer the question: “Lessons learned from the Three Week Project Turnaround: What went right, what went wrong, and why” In answering your question you may want to consider: (Use Heading for paragraphs) – How much flexibility do project managers typically exercise in situations like this? – Have you ever been in a situation even remotely like that of the three-week project? – How much do you have to know about methodologies like those described here, in order to make them work for you and your team? – Is it really true that it doesn’t matter what you do, as long as you get results? Or is it possible that in fact no good deed goes unpunished? Be sure to include appropriate citations from the cases you choose, including B&W, as well as your general conclusions and advice to others; you should try to have at least five to seven specific guidelines, together with your justification for them. Sourses/Background Readings Charlie Poole’s Three Week Project Turnaround Retrieved on June 8, 2012, from http://c2.com/cgi/wiki?ThreeWeekProjectTurnaround and http://www.charliepoole.org/article.php?p=turnaround You can use the prior module references and the following materials to answer the case question: Cooper, A. Building your Project Team, Project Smart, Retrieved on June 8, 2012, from http://www.projectsmart.co.uk/building-your-project-team.html McCann, D. and R. Aldersea Managing Team Performance: Unrealistic vision or attainable reality? Team Management Systems Retrieved on June 8, 2012, from http://www.tms.com.au/tms12-1i.html Ponce, R. Project Management: 8 Steps to On-Time, On-Budget Delivery , CIO Magazine, July 26, 2009 Retrieved on June 8, 2012, from http://www.cio.com/article/493128/Project_Management_8_Steps_to_On_Time_On_Budget_Delivery As noted earlier, you should also use material from the Background Readings or related other materials you find yourself (be sure to reference properly whatever specific sources you draw on), please look beyond the generic websites such as Investopedia and Wikipedia. * Note: See attachment with complete assignment instructions.

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