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High-performing teams include members who typically hold which of the following values?

a. a strong need for authorityb.

b. high need for achievementc.

c. commitment to self-promotiond.

d. strict adherence to their personal points of view

In a projectized organization the functional manager has complete, or very close to complete, power over the project team.

 a. True b. False

In order to plan for a project meeting, project managers should develop an agenda. Which of the statements below is NOT accurate with respect to a project meeting agenda?

a. the project manager should assure the agenda is prepared and distributed ahead of time.

b. the agenda should state the purpose of the meeting.

c. the agenda should only be shared with senior management.

d. the agenda should list the major topics of the meeting in the order in which they will be covered.

Stakeholders include those affected by the result of the project, but not those affected by the process of performing the project.

 a. True b. False

There are several tasks that a project customer can do to enhance the probability of success. Which of the following are generally performed independent of the project manager?

a. write and sign the project charterb.

b. prioritize projectc.

c. conduct kick-off meeting

d. develop clear requirements

Which of these is NOT among the common task-related sources of project conflict?

a. personalitiesb.

b. technical approachc.

c. scheduled.

d. priorities

The plan-do-check-act (PDCA) process improvement model can be applied specifically to improving project meetings.

 a. True b. False

A matrix organization is any organization in which the project manager or project team leader actually shares responsibility for the project with a number of individual functional managers.

 a. True b. False

Stakeholders can be classified as internal to, or external to the organization. Examples of external stakeholders include government agencies and professional groups.

 a. True b. False

Which of the following is an advantage associated with the matrix organization?

a. Increased knowledge transfer between projects.

b. Shorter response times and quicker decisions.

c. Hard to monitor and control.

d. Unity of command - one "boss" for each employee.

Which of the following characteristics is NOT associated with a functional organization?

a. Everyone in the organization reports up through one and only one supervisor.

b. Resources are easily shared between departments and projects.

c. Staff is grouped by areas of specialization.

d. There are clear lines of authority according to type of work.

Legitimacy and urgency are among the aspects that project managers should consider in prioritizing stakeholders.

 a. True b. False

Which of these is NOT one of the capabilities that will help project team members develop team synergy?

a. organizational understanding

b. insensitivity towards others

c. activity-specific knowledge and skills

d. personal learning

Leadership within a project team should be consistently demonstrated only by the project manager.

 a. True b. False

During the initial Forming stage, where new team members are excited yet concerned that the project work might be difficult, the project manager can help the team develop team-operating methods early - when they construct the project charter.

 a. True b. False

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