Chap017 - Chapter 17 - Project Management Chapter 17...

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Chapter 17 - Project Management Chapter 17 Project Management True / False Questions 1. Good project management is especially important with virtual teams. TRUE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 1 Taxonomy: Knowledge 2. One way that project management differs from management of more traditional activities is because of the limited life-time of projects. TRUE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 1 Taxonomy: Knowledge 3. Once a project is approved and underway, project managers are only responsible for effectively managing time and costs which, if done well, will assure project completion on time and on budget. FALSE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 1 Taxonomy: Knowledge 17-1
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Chapter 17 - Project Management 4. Matrix organizations transfer control of workers to project managers for the duration of the project. FALSE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 1 Taxonomy: Knowledge 5. Some organizations use a matrix organization to integrate the activities of specialists within a functional framework. TRUE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 1 Taxonomy: Knowledge 6. The computing algorithm requires both a forward and backward pass. TRUE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 3 Taxonomy: Knowledge 7. A hierarchical (vertical) listing of what must be done during a project is called matrix. FALSE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 2 Taxonomy: Knowledge 8. An advantage of Gantt charts in project management is that they identify which activities can be delayed without delaying the overall project. FALSE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 5 Taxonomy: Knowledge 17-2
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Chapter 17 - Project Management 9. A Gantt chart is built using established precedence relationships. FALSE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 2 Taxonomy: Knowledge 10. The higher the node number, the longer the activity will take. FALSE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 4 Taxonomy: Knowledge 11. The probability of occurrence of risk events is lower near the beginning of a project and higher near the end of the project since very few activities remain. FALSE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 7 Taxonomy: Knowledge 12. The costs associated with risk events tend to be lower near the beginning of a project, and higher near the end of the project. TRUE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 7 Taxonomy: Knowledge 13. Although PERT and CPM were originally developed for somewhat different types of projects, they are now nearly identical in terms of analysis and procedures. TRUE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 3 Taxonomy: Knowledge 17-3
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Chapter 17 - Project Management 14. The network diagram describes sequential relationships among major activities on a project. TRUE Difficulty: Easy TLO: 4 Taxonomy: Knowledge 15. The path in a network with the average length of time to completion is called the critical path. FALSE Difficulty: Medium TLO: 4 Taxonomy: Knowledge 16. The sum of times of the longest path in a network indicates expected project completion time, and the activities represent the critical activities. TRUE
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