Lack Of Communication In Project Management

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Lack of communication: Communication is vital to the realization of a project; during the course of the project; information, changes and the obtained results must be communicated to senior management . In general information should be addressed to the right person , contracts terms have to be reviewed and analyzed by the project manager and the team management so they can agree or disagree on the procurement before making the deal with suppliers . Another factor must be considered for successful communication which is the “message adaptation” by target audience. It is inconceivable to convey several messages along the same medium or the same channel . The best example for this issue is NASA’s Mars Climate Orbiter Project ; where there was…show more content…
Staffing people present with their warm bodies and absent in their level of contribution and performance can have a negative impact on meeting the project deliverables. Hiring a staff that lacks skills, knowledge and a sensitivity of feeling problems and trying to solve them at earliest stages of the project guarantee at 100% the failure of the project. Put the right man at the right place is still the best way to do things. A concrete example for this problematic can be the Denver International Airport Baggage Handling System case study where Walter Slinger the project manager , the project team management of the airport and BAE’s Senior Managers lacked the update knowledge and the expertise of launching of an automatic baggage system…show more content…
After populating the methodology with team management , the project manager has to explain how the tasks and activities of each phase of the project will be executed and also he must delegate the responsibilities to the concerned people
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