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This case discusses software design and development company Menlo Innovations’ (Menlo) approach towards project management and innovation
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This case discusses software design and development company Menlo Innovations’ (Menlo) approach towards project management and innovation. Menlo’s founder and president, Richard Sheridan (Sheridan) established the company in association with his colleagues based on Thomas Edison’s Invention Factory. Sheridan advocated the use of project management during software implementation. Menlo adopted agile project management practices namely extreme programming that helped it simultaneously run several projects successfully. This required employees to work in pairs encouraging knowledge sharing and learning from each other. Similar to Edison’s Invention Factory, the culture at Menlo was characterized by an open, flexible, and a collaborative working environment. The case is about Menlo’s flexible workplace practices that helped it in curbing attrition and employee retention while its innovative approach to project management encouraged employee engagement and led to innovation. However, a few analysts opined that it remained to be seen whether Menlo’s flexible workplace approach could also be applied in a corporate environment
Answer the following question.
Q1. Explain how Sheridan and the other co-founders at Menlo fostered innovation at the company.
Q2. Discuss the significance of project management in the success of a company.
Q3. Discuss the challenges faced in implementing such a system in a corporate environment.
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