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Those are great questions with regard to project context. Just one more thing might be introduced regarding level or degree of bottom-up support by the organization's employees based on currently available information.
direction and collaboration
thanks a ton for your contribution. To better understand your input in the context to our situation it would be great if you could formulate a complete question which you would ask your sponsor in this situation regarding your points (or several questions may be).
That would be awesome.
Thanks in advance.
i am not completely sure if i got your point here.
Could you please elaborate a bit more on it? Best would be if you could directly formulate the question(s) you would ask your sponsor here.
It might be " Is there grass-roots support?". I got this idea from Michael Wood's book, saying "bottom-up supported projects typically have a greater chance of succeeding than top-down driven projects. On the other hand, top down driven projects have a better chance of being approved. Having both types of project support is ideal."
From my experience most projects initiated are based on business and/or strategic decisions mostly coming from upper management and driven by internal and/or external factors like market demand and so on... right.
Ok, sometimes there might be projects initiated based on ideas coming from the employees and for those projects the bottom-up support will be usually high, right.
From my understanding it is the task of the project sponsor, the senior management and also of course the project manager to gain the needed bottom up support by acting out of conviction, right?
Another issue i having here is: is the sponsor the right one to ask this question?
What do others say about this topic?
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