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Kerzner Office Equipment Research
University of Phoenix
Strategic Implementation and Alignment / MBA 590
This paper defines and applies key concepts of project management and alternative solutions to project problems. Given an understanding of leadership in project management and the challenges of developing high-performance project teams, this paper explores relevant concepts including ethics in project management, leading by example, management by walking around and managing versus leading. The alternative solutions to project management problems include the challenge of developing high-performance project teams. This paper examines creating a shared vision, recruiting members and team identity as solutions to this challenge. Status reports and the project control process play important roles in contributing to the overall project success. All these concepts play important roles in how managers lead the implementation of plans to get the job done.
Leadership and project management are important in any project team. These concepts develop cohesiveness and stability within a group. High performance project teams help to assess and dispel any challenges faced with developing a strategic project team. Amber Briggs, human resource specialist Krezner Office Equipments, is facing these two areas, leadership in project management and high performance project teams, within her project team.
Ms. Briggs is concerned with establishing ethics within her project team, which will lay the foundation for her teams. Concepts including leading by example, getting the employees involved through recruiting people, a ...
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Pizza Hut-The Complete Package
Today we live in a society that demands convenience and accessibility. The food service industry has demonstrated its ability to grow and lead this revolution of convenience through some of the most creative initiatives to date. Many fast food chains such as McDonalds, Taco Bell, and Pizza Hut continue to satisfy their customer base by planning initiatives that refine their products and suit the taste of their customers. By organizing, Pizza Hut ensures that they have presented the best alternative to dining out. Pizza Hut is currently leading the food chain industry by providing a convenient service to a variety of venues. Pizza Hut also has complete control over their vision. Currently located in 90 countries and territories (Pizza Hut, 2006), they continue to focus on globalization. They control how they treat their customers and, more importantly, how they treat their employees. Pizza Hut believes (Pizza Hut, 2006) that they have a corporate responsibility to develop a workforce that is diverse in style and where everyone makes a difference. In concerning themselves with how they differentiate from their competitors, Pizza Hut has an emerging new e-business and a superior focus on the product and service they provide to the customers and employees. Throughout this paper we will discuss the factors of globalization, e-business, and diversity, and the impact that these factors have on the four functions of management...
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