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Your company's IT department experiences a great deal of conflict in connection with its projects. There is a constant tension between finding new resources for important new projects and maintaining support resources to meet the operational needs of the existing systems.

In a 3-5 page report, discuss the following:

  • How can your company meet the challenge of organizing projects within such an environment?
  • What can your company tell its project teams about the nature of conflict, including how to avoid it, how to recognize it, and how to resolve it?
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    Running Head: CONFLICT IN PROJECT

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    Conflict in Project
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    CONFLICT IN PROJECT

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    How can your company meet the challenge of organizing projects within such an
    environment?

    Structure of an organization can have significant effects on project management and
    smooth flow of work and information. It is therefore important to understand the working
    environment in order to rise above potential organizational issues and be in a position to manage
    the way to successful project management and its completion. Organizing projects that go
    beyond their functional divisions are difficult to manage mostly because the manager in charge
    of the project lacks a direct authority and thus must obtain support and cooperation from other
    functional managers in different departments in order to meet the stipulated objectives
    (Bainbridge & Sage Publications. 2011).

    Lack of management and cooperation between the managers can lead to conflicts and a
    waste of resources in terms of time, money and human resources. In addition, project managers
    who compete for the same resources can experience conflicts impacting on the project
    negatively. Although resource management can cause conflicts in projects, the most challenging
    conflict to overcome is team development and their management. Therefore, it is important to
    ensure a smooth flow of information, team building and conflict resolution fo...


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