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The influence of gatekeepers on project performance in a major R&D facility

by Ralph Katz

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Published by Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRalph Katz, Michael L. Tushman.
SeriesWP ; 1116-80, Working paper (Sloan School of Management) -- 1116-80.
ContributionsTushman, Michael.
The Physical Object
Pagination33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14051452M
OCLC/WorldCa8905602

gatekeepersarecapableofcommunicatingeffectivelyacrossorganization- al boundaries and consequently will show a positiveassociationbetween externalcommunication and projectperformance. Having worked so hard to get along and get something done, many members feel a compelling sense of loss. The return to independence can be eased by rituals celebrating "the end" and "new beginnings". Parties, Award ceremonies, Graduations, or mock funerals can be provide the need to end a significant group project.

The Gatekeeper Project is an effort to crowdsource data collection on the composition of the Editorial Boards of academic journals. We seek to (1) understand how and why Editorial Board composition varies within and across disciplines and (2) use these data to help scholars, academic societies, editors. “Key performance indicators” means factors by reference to which the development, performance or position of the business of the company can be measured effectively. Note: *There is an exemption from 6(b) for medium-sized companies Source: Companies Act , section (6) 6.

Cost of a Services Acquisition project, as well as more limited estimates related to a subset of a current contract or even for a contract option period within an overall period of performance. It is: Developed by the Government without contractor influence; An aid in achieving best value and shared contract risk;. Creativity, the generation of new ideas, and innovation, the translation of these ideas into action (Mumford & Gustafson, ), have come to be seen as a key goal of many organizations and a potentially powerful influence on organizational performance Arad et al., , Drazin et al., , Tushman & O'Reilly, Cited by:


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1 THE INFLUENCE OF GATEKEEPERS Ofi PROJECT PERFO' MAMCE IN A MAJOR R^D FACILITy'' Oral communciatiori networks represent an important medium through which information and new ideas are constantly transmitted both within and across organizational boundaries (, ; Allen, ).

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Katz and Michael Tushman. Analyses show higher project performance when influence over salaries and promotions is perceived as balanced between project and functional managers.

Performance reaches its highest level, however, when organizational influence is centered in the project manager and influence over technical details of the work is centered in the functional by: Projects, like other business activities, involve meetings and approvals.

The difference between project and routine business meetings is that a project is not an ongoing concern; therefore, its meetings tend to be periodic, sporadic, or driven by one-time needs rather than recurring with some regular frequency.

Data were collected from project managers using a questionnaire survey method. The analysis results show that interpersonal influence has positive relationship with project time performance. Project cost performance is influenced by four skill components, namely, emotional intelligence, Author: Riza Yosia Sunindijo.

The role of project management in achieving project success: A K Munns and B F Bjeirmi defining the requirement of work, establishing the extent of work, allocating the resources required, planning the execution of the work, monitoring the progress of the work and adjusting deviations from the plan.

Organizational Behavior and Human Performance,23, – Google Scholar; Katz R., Tushman M. An investigation into the managerial roles and career paths of gatekeepers and project supervisors in a major R&D facility. R&D Management,11, – Google ScholarCited by: The Influence of Gatekeepers on Project Performance in a Major R&;d Facility Professor Of Management Ralph Katz, Michael Tushman Inbunden.

External Communication and Project Performance: An Investigation into the Role of Gatekeepers the role of gatekeepers in the transfer of information in a single R&D setting by comparing directly the performance of project groups with and without gatekeepers.

Results indicate that gatekeepers perform a linking role only for projects Cited by:   Katz, R., Tushman, M. “An investigation into the managerial roles and career paths of gatekeepers and project supervisors in a major R&D facility”. R&D Management, – Google Scholar | Crossref | ISICited by: study investigates the role of gatekeepers in the transfer of information in a single R&D setting by comparing directly the performance of project groups with and without gatekeepers.

Results indicate that gatekeepers perform a linking role only for projects performing tasks that. Project Closure Phase. The Project Closure Phase is the fourth and last phase in the project life this phase, you will formally close your project and then report its overall level of success to your sponsor.

Project Closure involves handing over the deliverables to your customer, passing the documentation to the business, cancelling supplier contracts, releasing staff and. Performance appraisal (MBA summer training project) (Report File) 1.

PROJECT REPORT ON THE STUDY ON PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL SYSTEM in SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT FOR THE AWARD OF INDUSTRIAL TRAINING For MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION () TO BY DR.

Understanding Organisations: Identifying and managing internal and external stakeholder interests Definitions: Stakeholder is a person who has something to gain or lose through the outcomes of a planning process, programme or project (Dialogue by Design, ).

Stakeholder Engagement is the process of effectively eliciting stakeholders’ views on their relationship with. The person or group who accepts the deliverables from the project. This is not always the sponsor who could be providing the funds and direction for the project, but the person or group who will use the project deliverables can be different.

In this model, project management processes are applied to inputs such as project resources to generate project plans, and these plans and resources become inputs for project execution. Individual projects are assessed and benchmarked against project targets and the performance of other projects.

Katz, R., Tushman, M. “ An investigation into the managerial roles and career paths of gatekeepers and project supervisors in a major R&D facility.” R&D Management, – Google Scholar | Crossref | ISICited by:. Leadership resides in a single person or role. When the workers in a workshop encounter operating difficulties or breakdowns while handling their machinery, they seek the help of Drew, their floor manager, to fix or repair the machinery.

In this scenario, Drew is carrying out the leadership role of a (n) _____. This pattern will demonstrate the dominance of the R&D supervisor in the gatekeeper role, as well as the skill gatekeepers exhibit in using both personal (a node in a communication network) information sources, as well as impersonal (technical publications) sources of information in order to generate new project ideas.This pattern will demonstrate the dominance of the R&D supervisor in the gatekeeper role, as well as the skill gatekeepers exhibit in using both personal (a node in a communication network) information sources, as well as impersonal (technical publications) sources of information in order to generate new project ideas.