The paper 'Blue Spider Project Management" is a good example of a management case study. The report is an appraisal of the Blue Spider Project. The risks were not appropriately handled at different phases of the project. The key stakeholders of the project are the Department of Defence; Lord Industries; and Parks Corporation. The process of selecting the project manager was not right even though he qualified. When a situation of mistrust rises in a project, it makes work harder and can lead to loss of contract. Furthermore, the Firm Fixed Price contract is appropriate in contracts that do not need adjustments but can be substituted by fixed-price contracts that have prospective price redetermination.
In addition, it is unethical to give false information to win contracts. Lastly, the performance of the project was not good but fair. Lessons learned are: risks in projects should be handles effectively and stakeholders engaged comprehensively through effective communication. Ethical concerns, qualification, and competence are critical in project management. In recommendations, effective project managers should be proactive, visionary, prioritizing, optimistic, a good listener and a team player. 1.0 Introduction The report is an appraisal of the Blue Spider Project.
The project appraisal report is an opportunity for the students to apply the theoretical concepts that they have in class in real life. The report will have a systematic structure that entails basically an executive summary; introduction; body; and conclusion. The body will be the project appraisal of the Blue Spider Project. In specific, it entails the risk entailed in different phases of the life cycle of the project and the key stakeholders of the project and how they communicate.
It also addresses the viability of the selection of the project manager. Furthermore, it addresses the scenario of mistrust between the contractor and the customer. The report captures the contract types in the project and ethical issues experienced in different phases of the project. Lastly, the body of the report evaluates project management. The conclusion entails the lessons learned and recommendations.
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