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Human Resources Management.
uman resources management is required to make the most efﬁcient use of the project human resources. This includes all of the people involved in the project—the stakeholders, sponsors, customers, other departments, the project team, subcontractors, and all others. Organizational planning involves the organizing of the human resources. These are the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of the people that are on the project team. As in all things in project management, human resources management takes place throughout the project.
Probably the single most important thing in project management is communications. It is said that if good communications exist in a project, the team will be motivated and the project will succeed in spite of problems that might kill another project. It is essential that project managers have a good understanding of communications. It is generally agreed among project managers that communications skills are the most important skills that a project manager can have.
Contract and Procurement Management.
Many times it is the project manager that is on the buying end of the project. Most of the time we think of projects as work that we are doing to produce a set of deliverables that will be delivered to some organizations. However, often the project manager is required to hire another project manager to produce goods and services for his or her organization. When this is done, the roles and responsibilities of the project managers change somewhat. It is necessary to have assurance that the hired project manager and his or her team will...
Chapter 14a: Question about HUMAN RESOURCES
1. What are the major advantages of the functional type of organization? a. b. c. d. Single point of contact for the customer Stable organizational structure Project orientation Multifunctional teams are easy to form
2. The project manager’s leadership style should be matched to the corresponding developmental level of the project team and should move through successive steps in the following order: a. b. c. d. Disciplinary, autocratic, participative. Projectized, matrix, functional. Team building, team development, responsibility assignment.
Chapter 16b: Answer key about QUALITY MANAGEMENT
1. Answer: d Project quality management includes the processes required to ensure that the project will satisfy the needs for which it was undertaken. It includes ‘‘all activities of the overall management function that determine the quality policy, objectives, and responsibilities and implements them by means such as quality planning, quality control, quality assurance, and quality improvement, within the quality system.’’ 2.
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Chapter 14b: Answer key about HUMAN RESOURCES
1. Answer: b The major advantage of the functional organization over those listed is that the organization is quite stable. Project organizations are created and disbanded as the need for them arises. Functional organizations are also able to have high level of expertise in speciﬁc skill areas. These organizations also resist change. 2.
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Chapter 11b: Answer key about SCOPE MANAGEMENT
1. Answer: b Scope deﬁnition is deﬁned by PMI as ‘‘decomposing the major deliverables into smaller, more manageable components to provide better control.’’ 2. Answer: a The chart of accounts is the system used to monitor project costs as deﬁned by PMI. 3. Answer: c A stakeholder is an individual or organization that is involved in or may be affected by project activities. 4. Answer: c The actual payback period is between two years and three years. It is the point where the net or cumulative cash ﬂows equal zero.
AC. Actual Cost. See Actual cost. Accountability matrix. A structure that relates the project organization structure to the work breakdown structure to help ensure that each element of the project’s scope of work is assigned to a responsible individual. Activity. A unit of work performed as part of a project. An activity usually has a duration, a cost, and resource requirements. Activities can then be subdivided into tasks. Activity deﬁnition. Identifying the speciﬁc activities that must be performed in order to produce the various project deliverables.
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