SEM 3 -PM0013-Managing Human Resources in Projects SMU MBA WINTER 2015 -2016

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Master of Business Administration – MBA Semester 3

PM0013-Managing Human Resources in Projects

(Book ID: B1939)

Assignment (60 Marks)

Note: Answers for 10 marks questions should be approximately of 400 words. Each question is followed by evaluation scheme. Each Question carries 10 marks 6 X 10=60.

Q1. Write short notes on:

Ø  Characteristics of a project

Ø  Objectives of human resource management

Ø  Project team members

Ø  Need for a project team

Answer. Characteristics of a project:

Specific objective: Every project has a goal that it aims to accomplish. Different projects have different objectives. For example, the prime objective of a sales project may be to maximise the sales; whereas, for a production project, the objective may be to improve the quality of production.

 

Q2. Explain the various conflict resolution techniques.

Answer. Conflict resolution techniques:

Forcing:

Also known as competing. An individual firmly pursues his or her own concerns despite the resistance of the other person. This may involve pushing one viewpoint at the expense of another or maintaining firm resistance to another person’s actions.

Possible advantages of forcing:

Ø  May provide a quick resolution to a conflict

Ø  Increases self-esteem and draws respect when firm resistance or actions were a response to an aggression or hostility

 

Q3. Write short notes on:

Ø  Skills required by a project manager

Ø  Delphi technique of estimating manpower requirements of projects

Ø  Importance of leadership in project management

Ø  Goal setting theory

Answer. Skills required by a project manager:

Shared vision: An effective project manager should have a common and clear vision to obtain the project objectives within a stipulated time period.

Integrity: Integrity refers to the characteristic of honesty, reliability, morality and uprightness. It is established when people act for the right reason, regardless of results. Project managers, with the quality of integrity usually do not compromise on matters of principle and gain trust and honour from their team members.

 

Q4. Explain the modern methods of performance management?

Answer. Methods:

  1. Assessment centre method:This method was used for the first time in 1930 by the German army and then in 1960’s by the British army. This method tests a candidate in different social situations using a number of assessor and procedures. The performance of an employee an also his potential for a new job is evaluated in this method by assessing his performance on job related simulations. Characteristics that the concerned managers feel are important for the success of a

 

Q5. Explain various types of collective bargaining.

Answer. Collective bargaining is the negotiation process that takes place between an employer and a group of employees when certain issues arise. The employees rely on a union member to represent them during the bargaining process, and the negotiations often relate to regulating such issues as working conditions, employee safety, training, wages, and layoffs.

 

 

 

 

Q6. Discuss the concept of issue logs.

Answer. Issue log is a documentation element of software project management. An issue log contains a list of ongoing and closed issues of the project. While issue logs can be viewed as a way to track errors in the project, the role it plays often extends further. Issue logs can be used to order and organize the current issues by type and severity in order to prioritize issues associated with the current milestone or iteration. Issue logs may also contain customer requests and remarks about the various problems that can be found in current code.

 

SMU MBA WINTER 2015 -2016

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