Gehring Services is a company organized around a strong management which values experience, knowledge, and structure. The company has a detailed framework of rules, procedures, and guidelines in place to help employees respond to problems in an orderly manner. Mails, memos, and notifications are used to communicate between managers, employees, and the management. Despite such provisions to help in structuring and executing work, the company incurs losses for delays and quality issues. One of their key clients had asked for two similar projects to be delivered by the teams headed by Briony and Benedict. While Benedict's team completed the project successfully on time, Briony's team had to implement numerous last minute changes to meet client specifications and she ended up delivering the project over a week late. Which of the following, if true, would explain this delay in Briony's submission?
A) Briony's team was comprised of members who generated a lot of positive synergy while working together.
B) Briony and Benedict had teams comprising equal members and were allocated company resources in equitable manner.
C) The company stipulated that all communication be in the upward or downward mode only to ensure clarity and control.
D) Briony had a good track record with clients who trusted her to do a good job.
E) The management allowed Briony's team an extension to complete the project.