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A project manager is assigned to oversee the project and it brings the best aspects of functional and projectized organizations.
change control board
A committee (project stakeholders or their representatives) that makes decisions regarding whether or not proposed changes to a software project should be implemented.
The cognitive process resulting in the selection of a belief or a course of action among several alternative possibilities.
A structure that consists of activities such as coordination, supervision and task allocation. Organize people by functions within an organization such as production, marketing, human resources, and accounting.
Referring to all processes of governing, whether undertaken by a government, market or network, whether over a family, tribe, formal or informal organization or territory and whether through laws, norms, power or language.
human resources frame
Organisations exists to serve society, they are places for growth and development; and problems come from when people are not motivated or trained sufficiently.
International Standards Organization (ISO)
An international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.
Each worker is assigned to a functional and an executive hierarchy.
An entity comprising multiple people, such as an institution or an association, that has a collective goal and is linked to an external environment.
A diagram that shows the structure of an organization and the relationships and relative ranks of its parts and positions/jobs.
The organization's vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs, and habits.
Defines how activities such as task allocation, coordination and supervision are directed toward the achievement of organizational aims. It can also be considered as the viewing glass or perspective through which individuals see their organization and its environment.
Organizations where only the strongest survive and problems come from poor power coalitions or overly centralized power.
An organizational structure in which the project manager has full authority to assign priorities, apply resources, and direct the work of persons assigned to the project.
PRojects IN Controlled Environments (PRINCE2)
A project management methodology that encompasses quality management, control and organization of a project with consistency and review to align with the objectives.
A project manager is primarily responsible for the project and the functional managers provide technical expertise and assign resources as needed.
Organizations are to be understood by role definitions and clear hierarchy; and problems come from overlapping responsibilities and unclear instructions
Organizations are deeply symbolic and successful business is about the representation genuine meaning.
A project manager with only limit authority is assigned to oversee the cross-functional aspects of the project and the functional managers maintain control over their resources and project areas.
A project management technique in which an initiative or project is divided into stages or phases, separated by gates.
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