Question;You;are a project manager for a medium-sized manufacturer of motorcycle cruisers.;The engines in motorcycle cruisers, like the ones you manufacture, are usually;categorized by size rather than the number of cylinders. In the past, your;company has successfully manufactured and marketed the best-selling of these;fuel-efficient cruisers that occupy the middleweight class. The rather nebulous;middleweight class comprises motorcycles broadly ranging in engine size from;500 cubic centimeters, or cc, to 1000 cc.;Executives;at your company are now interested in motorcycles with larger motors and would;eventually like to produce motorcycles in the touring class, specifically;designed to excel at covering long distances with motors larger than 1100 cc.;The proposed target market for these larger motorcycles consists of males;between the ages of 35 and 60 in global markets. Price points for the larger;motorcycles cover income ranges from $55,000 to $100,000. Management has;decided that your company will meet the objectives stated herein within the;next five (5) years. During the proposed changeover, the company will continue;to manufacture the middleweight cruisers to serve its existing clientele.;Write;a six to eight (6-8) page paper in which you;Select one (1) of the types of;project organization that would suit the development of the larger touring;class motorcycles. Outline the process steps that your company would take;in order to develop the motorcycle. Provide a rationale for the response.;Recommend one (1) strategy to;the senior executives that the organization might use to balance short-;and long-term needs. Specify the crucial resources that you would need as;a project manager to run the existing business interests at the same time;that the business changes to the production of touring class motorcycles.;Suggest the project management;leadership style that is most conducive to overseeing the operation of the;business growth plan.;Recommend at least three (3);risk mitigation strategies to address project plan details that might be;forgotten or overlooked. Justify the selection.;Use at least three (3) quality;references. Note: Wikipedia and other Websites do not quality;as academic resources.;Your;assignment must follow these formatting requirements;Be typed, double spaced, using;Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides;citations and references must follow APA or school-specific format. Check;with your professor for any additional instructions.;Include a cover page containing;the title of the assignment, the student?s name, the professor?s name, the;course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not;included in the required assignment page length.;The;specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are;Design an organizational;structure, staff a project office, and establish a communications system;to effectively manage projects.;Analyze the role of executive;management in the life of a project.;Apply the project manager?s;critical skills, in terms of project leadership, team building, time;management, conflict management, and effective communication with;executive sponsors, peers, team members, and project clients.;Use technology and information;resources to research issues in project management.;Write clearly and concisely;about project management using proper writing mechanics.
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