Chapter 9 Review Questions

Chapter 9 Review Questions - Potential problems with...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
CIS 550 / Chapter 9 Chapter 9 Review Questions 9-R3 Why is scheduling overtime a popular choice for getting projects back on schedule? What are the potential problems for relying on this option? Scheduling overtime is a popular choice for accelerating project completion because it avoids the additional costs of coordination and communication encountered when new people are added to a project. Additionally, there may be fewer distractions when working outside of normal business hours and, if the people working overtime are salaried workers, there may not be any real additional cost for the extra work.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Potential problems with relying on overtime include the increased costs when using hourly workers. Overtime for salaried workers may result in reduced productivity, lower employee satisfaction, burnout or turnover. 9-R4 Identify four indirect costs you might find on a moderately complex project. Why are these costs classified as indirect? Indirect costs that might be found on a moderately complex project include supervision, administration, consultants, and interest. These costs are classified as indirect because they cannot be associated with any particular work package or activity....
View Full Document

This note was uploaded on 06/15/2011 for the course CIS 550 taught by Professor Teller during the Summer '11 term at CSU Dominguez Hills.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online