Discuss the pros and cons of completing a stakeholder analysis. In your discussion, explain why stakeholder analysis is an important step in the action research process and what could happen if this step is eliminated or completed insufficiently.
Imagine you have completed a stakeholder analysis and you identify a high power, high interest stakeholder with strong objections to change, even though the stakeholder agrees that the identified problem exists and should be addressed. Discuss how you would navigate this situation. Identify potential ethical issues that could arise and how you could address them.
What are the differences between bottom-up and top-down estimating approaches? Determine advantages and disadvantages for using each approach. Under what conditions would you prefer one over the other? Provide a specific example to support your response.
Why bother creating a WBS? Why not go straight to a project network and forget the WBS?