Project Management – A Discussion Course Name Student’s Name Date Project Management: A Discussion Project management is a non-routine task that involves dealing efficiently with all departments of an organization as well as teams from different organizations either nationally or internationally. A project manager should be able to handle challenges that come his way from different departments e.g. sales marketing accounts information technology etc. It is also a pre-requisite for project manager to be conversant with the intricate details that come along with outsourcing include enhanced security risks hidden costs and breakdown in communication. Offshore outsourcing exposes an organization to increased governmental regulations and contributes to rise in unemployment in the parent country. References Auh S. Spyropoulou S. Menguc B. & Uslu A. (2014). When and How Does Sales Team Conflict Affect Sales Team Performance? Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science 42(6) 658-679. Tate W L. & Bals L. (2017). Outsourcing/Offshoring Insights: Going Beyond Reshoring to Rightshoring. International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management 47(2/3) 106-113. [...]
Managing projects today may mean dealing with culturally diverse teams, high performance teams, outsourced teams, and virtual teams both nationally and internationally. Each has benefits and yet each is a challenge for a project manager. Look at the review usmanconsulting.com to learn about the top five dysfunctions of team building. Consider that you are a project manager chartered to design and deliver sales and distribution process improvements. How would you use the information of the top five dysfunctions of team to mitigate risk on your project? List reasons why organizations outsource. Why is there a growing trend in outsourcing, especially in government and in offshore? Discuss and explain. Provide examples. Use at least one peer-reviewed source to support your position.