Supply Chain Management Study Set 2

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Quiz 5 :

Projects

Quiz 5 :

Projects

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Upper level management must decide between pure, functional, and matrix structures as ways to organize projects.
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Complex projects are often subdivided into a series of tasks that are typically configured to be not longer than several months in duration.
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In CPM the late start time estimate is the latest time you can start an activity and still keep the entire project on schedule.
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CPM is an abbreviation for critical path method.
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A matrix project attempts to blend properties of functional and pure project structures.
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A matrix project structure is often referred to as a "skunkworks."
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The critical path of activities in a project is the sequence of activities that form the shortest chain in a project network of activities.
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A work breakdown structure is used in project management but it is not used when the critical path method is involved.
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The Gantt chart is an example of a project control chart.
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A disadvantage of a matrix project organizational structure is that a project manager is held responsible for successful completion of the project.
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One of the disadvantages of a pure project organizational structure is that the project manager has full authority over the project.
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A project may be defined as a series of related jobs directed toward some major output and requiring a significant period of time to perform.
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Project management can be defined as planning, directing, and controlling resources to meet the technical, cost, and time constraints of the project.
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The second step in managing a project is writing the statement of work.
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The critical path in a CPM analysis is always the shortest path through the network.
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An event unit package is a subdivision of a project.
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The fact that organizations are flattening is one of the reasons that project management is important.
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The critical path in a project is that sequence of activities that consume the longest amount of time in a project network of activities.
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One of the advantages of a functional project organizational structure is that a team member can work on several projects.
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Slack activity time is the difference between the early start and the late finish of a project activity time.
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