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Project ManagementHuman resource managementProject within the organisation Projects usually part of organisation. Project will be influence by theorganisation. Project can be influenced by theorganisational structure, culture, and thematurity of the organisation with respect toproject management systemsUnderstanding OrganizationsStructural frame:Focuses on roles andresponsibilities,coordination and control.Organization charts helpdefine this frame.Human resources frame:Focuses on providingharmony between needs ofthe organization and needsof people.Political frame:Assumes organizationsare coalitions composedof varied individuals andinterest groups. Conflictand power are key issues.Symbolic frame: Focuseson symbols and meaningsrelated to events. Cultureis important.Organizational Structures Functional Engineering, Marketing, Design, etc Staff grouped by speciality Project Project A, Project B Income from projects Matrix Functional and Project based Program Mgmt. Model Shorter cycles, need for rapid development processFunctional Organization Merits Clear definition of authority Eliminates duplication Encourages specialization Clear career pathsDrawbacks Can have lack of customer orientation May have longer decisions cycles Conflicts across functional areas Project leaders have little powerProject Organization Merits Unity of command

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