45. Altering the specifications of an ongoing project is referred to as a) suboptimizationb) scope creep download full file at
download full file at c) a virtual project d) projectitis e) PMI Answer: b Response: See page 48 Level: medium Short Answer 46. Describe the difference between the analytic approach and the systems approach to solving problems on a project. Response: See pages 45 and 46 47. Why are negotiation skills an important criterion of a successful project manager? Response: See page 452 48. Define “projectitis”. Response: See page 59 49. Dealing with conflict is an inherent part of the process of managing projects. Explain how the project manager is supposed to deal with conflict with the functional managers whose cooperation is required to get the human resources needed to do the work of the project. Response: See pages 51 and 52 50. It is said that the distinction between the traditional manager-as-supervisor and the modern manager-as-facilitator is diminishing in recent years. Why? Response: See page 45 51. What is meant by the phrase “scope creep?” download full file at
download full file at Response: See page 48 52. What is a “virtual project?” Response: See page 48 53. Briefly describe what is meant by the phrase “project champion?” Response: See page 48 54. Briefly describe the project manager’s role as a firefighter. What sorts of obstacles do project managers have to overcome? Response: See pages 51 55. Briefly describe and contrast pure project organization, functional project organization, and the matrix project organization. Response: See pages 57 to 63 56. Briefly list the primary advantages and disadvantages of the matrix project organization. Response: See pages 61 to 63 57. List the key characteristics of effective project team members. Response: See page 66-67 What does “PMO” stand for? What is its purpose? Response: See page 64 Explain the importance of credibility and why PM’s need it. Response: See page 53 How are the PmBok and PMI related? Response: See page 56 download full file at
download full file at Why do many organizations choose to use PMs in order to complete work tasks. Response: See page 57 download full file at
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 14 pages?
- Spring '12
- Project Management, project manager, download full file