project characteristics (cont..)
- Interdependences (source of conflict)
cross-functional, cross-project, cross-activity.
No practice or rehearsal, one-time set of events.
- A team of people
Non-trivial number & organizational structure.
cross-functional origins, interests & allegiances.
Project Characteristics (cont..)
- Divisible into subtasks (called activities)
O often numerous, essentially unique, and non repetitive.
O sequenced by precedence relationship.
O require careful coordination and monitoring.
- Change (source of Conflict)
- A single point of responsibility (the Project Manager)