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Correct Answer: CExplanation:Data representation is a technique of the Plan Stakeholder Engagement process. A stakeholder engagementassessment matrix is a data representation technique used to compare the current engagement levels of stakeholdersand the desired engagement levels required for successful project delivery. One way of assessing engagement is thefollowing:Unaware: The stakeholder is not aware of the project nor its outcomes.Resistant: The stakeholder is aware of the project but does not support it.Neutral: The stakeholder is ambivalent about the project and its outcomes.Supportive: The stakeholder feels favorably about the project and its outcomes.Leading: The stakeholder is actively engaged in promoting the project.In this scenario, the CEO is actively engaged in the project by attending regular status meetings and being involved inday-to-day project decisions and activities. This stakeholder is, therefore, best classified as leading. Conversely, thesponsor is disengaged, shows no interest in the project, and even threatens to cancel it in order to address higher priorityThe CEO of your company has taken a strong personal interest in your project and has been very involved in statusmeetings, day-to-day project activities, and decision-making. Meanwhile, the sponsor seems unsupportive of the work,shows no interest in the project, and even threatens to cancel it to prioritize other contracts.How should the CEO and project sponsor be classified in the stakeholder engagement assessment matrix?
08/12/2018Online Courses - PMP Exam Simulator2/2contracts, which suggests that the sponsor is unsupportive of the project. Therefore, the sponsor should be classified asresistant. While having an unsupportive sponsor may look counterintuitive, of the choices provided, "The CEO is leading;the sponsor is resistant", is the best answer.Details for Each Option:AThe CEO is leading; the sponsor is unaware.Incorrect. The CEO can be correctly classified as leading, but the sponsor is not unaware of the project. Thesponsor is aware of the project but unsupportive of the work, which closely matches the definition of a resistantstakeholder.BThe CEO is supportive; the sponsor is resistant.Incorrect. The CEO is not just aware of the project and supportive of the work. The CEO is actively engaged indecision-making and ensuring the project's success, and therefore best classified as leading. The sponsor wouldbe correctly classified as resistant, but since the first part of the answer is incorrect, this cannot be the correctanswer choice.CThe CEO is leading; the sponsor is resistant.Correct. The best way to classify the CEO's engagement level is as leading. That is, the CEO is aware of theproject and is actively engaged in promoting the project and ensuring its success. The sponsor's actions, however,suggest that they are unsupportive of the project, making this an example of a resistant stakeholder.

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