QSO 640: Management Skills

QSO 640: Management Skills

Author: Jean Brunner


Overview: The short papers for this course are designed to actively involve you in various project management scenarios and help you apply the concepts covered in the course to real-world situations. The short papers provide practice in the following:
Differentiating common organizational structures and how they affect project processes and activities
Describing methods for conflict resolution
Prioritizing projects
Communicating/distributing project information to team members and stakeholders
Evaluating whether a team is working effectively
Prompt:Empirical evidence suggests a project manager’s authority, autonomy, and conflict-management skills are essential for delivering projects within the approved schedule and budget. Describe the skills listed below in the context of the organizational structure. Are they essential skills for project managers?
Conflict management
Make sure you apply theory, scholarly resources, and course concepts throughout.
Requirements of submission: This short paper should be approximately 400–500 words and should use 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and APA citations.

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