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Earn Value Sample Question


Problem Definition Your team has been assigned to construct a road of 5.5 km including a bridge of 500m in 35 days. The total cost for the project is Rs. 35,000,000/- and the cost for constructing the bridge is Rs. … Continue reading

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Create New Baseline In the middle of Project (Re-Baseline)Scope changing study case


Problem Definition You are managing a project with a budget of 500 to be completed in 6 months. Due to various causes there have been substantial delays and cost overruns on the project and at the end of 3 months … Continue reading

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Announcement


Dear All my friends which follow this blog, Currently I’m in rush to prepare my exam for CCP/CCE/CCEC AACE certification. My plan is to sit for exam best case in first week of September 2013, most likely second week of … Continue reading

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Leadership, Management, Situational Leadership


Leadership is a vast and important subject, yet full of confusing ideas and terminology, open to widely different interpretations. Leadership definitions and descriptions also vary enormously. Examples of leadership can be extremely diverse too. We lead when we manage a … Continue reading

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Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part V


The Blake Mouton Managerial Grid Balancing Task- and People-Oriented Leadership  Origin of The Managerial Grid (Leadership Grid), History. Built from the work of researchers at University of Michigan and Ohio State University, while acting as advisors to Exxon, Robert Blake … Continue reading

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Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part IV


Likert’s Management Systems are management styles developed by Rensis Likert in the 1960s. He outlined four systems of management to describe the relationship, involvement, and roles of managers and subordinates in industrial settings as shown in Figure 1. Figure 1 … Continue reading

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Volunteer_3_DI_Motivation/Incentives (Behavioral Science) Part III


Theories of action: theory in use and espoused theory Chris Argyris and Donald Schön  (1974) 1.  Espoused Theory & Theory-in-Use  (We are All Liars4) One of famous theory of Argyris is the theory-in-action concept. There is a clear gap between … Continue reading

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