bozhan_tif_ch05 - Chapter 5 TRUE/FALSE Managing Projects 1....

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Chapter 5 Managing Projects TRUE/FALSE 1. A project is a one time undertaking designed to achieve a particular organization goal. Answer: True Reference: Introduction Difficulty: Easy Keywords: activity, project, goal 2. Your authors argue that the increasing numbers of middle management are attributable to their ability to manage projects. Answer: False Reference: The Growing Importance of Project Management Difficulty: Easy Keywords: middle, management 3. In the project definition phase, project planners identify, among other tasks, how to accomplish the work and how to organize for the project. Answer: True Reference: Project Phases Difficulty: Easy Keywords: project, definition, phase 4. Performance or time targets for each major group of activities in a project are set during the planning phase of a project. Answer: True Reference: Project Phases Difficulty: Easy Keywords: project, planning, phase, milestone 5. There are more resources required during the performance phase of a project than the project definition phase. Answer: True Reference: Project Phases Difficulty: Easy Keywords: project, phase, performance, definition 6. One of the primary characteristics of projects as a form of work is the movement of personnel from project to project. Answer: True Reference: Project Phases Difficulty: Moderate Keywords: project, movement, reassignment 7. The best use of a Gantt chart is used to show precedence requirements for a project’s constituent activities. Answer: False Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Easy
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Keywords: Gantt, chart, precedence 8. Program evaluation and review technique, PERT, is a network-based technique in which there are multiple time estimates for each activity. Answer: True Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Easy Keywords: PERT, time, estimate, network 9. A critical path is composed entirely of critical activities. Answer: True Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Moderate Keywords: critical, path, activity 10. A forward pass through a network is used to determine the earliest start and finish times for each project activity. Answer: True Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Moderate Keywords: forward pass, early, start, finish 11. The earliest finish time of an activity is always later than its latest start time. Answer: False Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Moderate Keywords: earliest, finish, latest, start, dummy AACSB: Reflective Thinking 12. The earliest start time of an activity is dependent on the earliest finish time of its immediate predecessors. Answer: True Reference: Project Management Tools Difficulty: Moderate Keywords: earliest, start, finish AACSB: Analytic Skills 13. The earliest finish time is calculated by adding the activity’s duration to the predecessor’s earliest finish time. Answer:
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