Ic Mind - Project Management Essay

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Need Answer Sheet of this Question paper, contact aravind.banakar@gmail.com www.mbacasestudyanswers.com ARAVIND – 09901366442 – 09902787224 PROJECT MANAGEMENT Case 1 Disaster Recovery at Marshall Field’s (Another Chicago River Story) QUESTIONS Q1. In what ways are the Marshall Field’s flood disaster recovery effort a project? Why are large-scale disaster response and recovery efforts projects? Q2. In what ways do the characteristics of crisis management as described in this case correspond to those of project management? Q3. Who was (were) the project manager(s) and what was his or her (their) responsibility? Who was assigned to the project team and why were they on the team? Q4. Comment on the appropriateness of using disaster recovery efforts such as this. Q5. What form of project management (basic, program, and so on) does this case most closely resemble? Case 2 Flexible Benefits System Implementation at Quick Medical Center QUESTIONS Q1. What form of project management (basic, program, and so on) does this case most closely resemble? Q2. The project manager is also the director of FS, only one of the departments that will be affected by the new benefits system. Does this seem like a good idea? What are the pros and cons of her selection? Q3. Comment on the team members’ part time assignment to the project and the expectation that they give the project top priority. Q4. Much of the success of this project depends on the performance of team members who are not employed by Quick, namely the HBS consultants. They must develop the entire hardware/software benefits system. Why was an outside firm likely chosen for such an important part of the project manager in meeting project goals? Case 3 Glades County Sanitary District Questions: Q1. What is the system? What are its key elements and subsystems? What are the

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