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CREATING A METHODOLOGY
BUS 375
Week 2 Assignment
Professor Christopher Hase
By: Nicole Brevard
07/11/2015

There were two contributing factor that stood out that surrounded the corporate
culture that were at play that contributed to the executive staff waiting so long to
develop an Enterprise Project Management Methodology. The first contributing factor
was the executives were afraid of losing their power and authority they had. I believe
they knew by developing a Enterprise Project Management Methodology, that only
one executive would be in charge and more powerful than the other executive's. The
executives new at some point they would have to do it, but what they did not
understand is by not developing an Enterprise Project Management Methodology they
were putting the company’s growth and competitiveness in jeopardy.
The second contributing factor was the executives had no clue on were to begin
with developing an Enterprise Project Management Methodology. The executives
were so afraid of who was going to be in control that they really never thought it out.
The executive staff recommended 12 life cycles which would have increased paper
work and less time to manage the project. A consultant was called in to assist them in
creating an Enterprise Project Management Methodology explaining the pros of having.
My recommendation for Mr. John Compton and his executive staff is that the
Project Management office should not report to the CIO. My reasoning is the PMO
needs to report to the executive with the experience and that could best handle the
project. Being fair about this selection will bring on less conflict, and less likely for the

EPM to fail. According to Harold Kerzner Project Management 11th Edition that
Methodologies can fail if they are too

Bibliography
Hubbard, D. B. (2006). Power of Enterprise- WIde project Management.…...

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