Your organization is changing, and a project manager was contracted to complete the project. You have mentioned previously that the facility layout in the laboratory section needs improvement. Fortunately, you were assigned as a subject matter expert, and the opportunity has presented itself to share your insight. However, first, you must qualify why change is necessary and why protecting the critical path is essen

Assignment 3: Recommend Actionable Operational Strategies
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Background
Your organization is changing, and a project manager was contracted to complete the project. You have mentioned previously that the facility layout in the laboratory section needs improvement. Fortunately, you were assigned as a subject matter expert, and the opportunity has presented itself to share your insight. However, first, you must qualify why change is necessary and why protecting the critical path is essential on this project.
Instructions
Your organization is undergoing change, and a project manager was contracted to complete the project. You have mentioned previously that the facility layout in the laboratory section needs improvement. Fortunately, you were assigned as a subject matter expert, and the opportunity has presented itself to share your insight. However, first, you must qualify why change is necessary and why protecting the critical path is important in this project. Answer the following questions using the concepts discussed in the module two readings. Note: Ensure you incorporate APA standards (i.e., title page not required, body (questions and answers with supporting citations), and Reference list).
• Explain why organizations must continually change and create their product and service mix. What are the steps involved in new product development?
• When is project management used over process management? Describe Critical Path Scheduling.
• Discuss how sustainability might be incorporated into a process or value change improvement initiative.
• Explain the facility layout most appropriate for performing hospital laboratory tests.
Length
1-Page White Paper, use the following library link under additional resources as an outline for your White Paper research proposal.
Additional Resources
Direct Link: Writing a White Paper
Grading
This assignment is worth 30 points and is due Sunday at 11:59 PM PT.