ch3 - ch3 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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ch3 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true or false. ____ 1. Decisions and actions taken in one knowledge area at a certain time rarely affect other knowledge areas. ____ 2. Initiating processes take place during each phase of a project. ____ 3. Initiating processes are not required to end a project. ____ 4. The level of activity and length of each process group varies for every project. ____ 5. Initiating and closing tasks are usually the longest and require the most amount of resources and time. ____ 6. Research suggests that companies working to implement best practices should spend less than 10 percent of project time in initiating and planning. ____ 7. The executing process group generally requires the most resources. ____ 8. Monitoring and controlling processes overlap all of the other project management process groups. ____ 9. Key outcomes of the executing process group are formal acceptance of the work and creation of closing docu- ments. ____ 10. The majority of organizations develop their own internal information technology project management meth- odologies. ____ 11. You cannot tailor RUP to include the PMBOK process groups. ____ 12. DMAIC is used to improve an existing business process. ____ 13. An organization should put considerable thought into project selection to ensure that it initiates the right kinds of projects for the right reasons. ____ 14. In the long-term view, it is better to have a huge success on an unimportant project than to have a moderate success on an important project. ____ 15. Information technology is usually a support function in an organization. ____ 16. Information systems must support the firm’s business goals, such as developing its own intranet site applica- tions. ____ 17. An organization may initiate information technology projects for several reasons, but the most important reas- on is to support business objectives. ____ 18. It is good practice to lay the groundwork for a project after it officially starts. ____ 19. A stakeholder management strategy is an approach to help increase the support of stakeholders throughout the project. ____ 20. Some project managers do not even write down stakeholder information because they do not consider stake- holder management as a crucial part of their jobs. ____ 21. The kick-off meeting is always held before the business case and project charter are completed. ____ 22. A milestone list is an output list associated with the Project Scope Management knowledge area. ____ 23. The WBS provides a basis for creating the project schedule and performing earned value management for measuring and forecasting project performance.
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____ 24. Project initiation involves taking the actions necessary to ensure that activities in the project plan are com- pleted. ____ 25.
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ch3 - ch3 True/False Indicate whether the statement is true...

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