Project Leadership and Management Situations Given various project management situations during the closing stage of a project, outline three suggested leadership actions, as described in this week’s Kloppenborg text, to address both of the following situations:
All budgets for the project have been depleted, and yet there are several steps needed to complete the project that require funding.
New information comes to light that radically affects the project’s scope; for instance, management has recently purchased equipment that functions more effectively than the project team’s solution. Project success criteria traditionally have been defined as scope, time, and cost. A fourth element to consider that perhaps should be the first element to consider is project leadership. This paper reveals what research has been conducted to date that examines the leadership capabilities of the project manager and suggests some questions to consider before an entity embarks upon a new project and dedicates project resources to the effort.