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The extent to which these compromises are acceptable or permissible depends on their scope and nature and require the approval of the project manager and possibly also the sponsor and client. However, where such an envisaged change will affect one of the project success criteria, a compromise of the affected success criterion may not be acceptable under any circumstance. For example if one of the project success criteria is that the project finishes by or before a certain date, then there can be no compromise of the date, but the cost may increase or quality may be sacrificed.
All the above problems can, however, be resolved if there is a good working relationship between the project manager and the department heads. At times both sides may have to compromise in the interests of the organization as a whole. PROJECT ORGANIZATION (TASK FORCE) From a project manager’s point of view this is the ideal type of project organization, since with such a set up he has complete control over every aspect of the project. The project team will usually be located in one area which can be a room for a small project or a complete building for a very large one.
It must be pointed out, however, that the work breakdown structure is not a programme, although it looks like a precedence diagram. The interrelationships shown by the link lines do not necessarily imply a time dependence or indeed any sequential operation. 2 uses verbs and the descriptions of the packages or tasks then become: assemble car, build power unit, weld chassis, press body shell, etc. The degree to which the WBS needs to be broken down before a planning network can be drawn will have to be decided by the project manager, but there is no reason why a whole family of networks cannot be produced to reflect each level of the WBS.