Project Management in Practice Study Set 3

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Quiz 2 :

The Manager, the Organization, and the Team

Quiz 2 :

The Manager, the Organization, and the Team

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As work on the project progresses, most major problems (fires) are associated with human resources.
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Emotional intelligence governs a person's ability to effectively deal with and in fact harness their emotions to achieve positive outcomes.
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Project managers rarely need to deal with conflict.
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The project manager uses the analytical approach while the traditional manger uses the systems approach.
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Political savvy is not only an important characteristic of a project manager but is also important for project team members.
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The project manager must maintain a high level of flexibility in dealing with people.
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The project manager is supposed to facilitate the work of the project team and must therefore stay aloof from the conflicts arising among project team members.
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In order for a project manager to be "believable", the PM must have technical and administrative credibility.
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Most human resources come to the project on temporary assignment from the functional departments of the organization.
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Project managers rarely need to negotiate.
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Morale of the project team is a key responsibility of the project manager.
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The functional manager has expertise in the function he or she manages, but the project manager rarely has expertise in many of the projects technical areas.
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Having the program manager or project owner micromanage the project manager is one of the best ways to insure that a project succeeds.
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The project manager should take a careful, analytic approach to making decisions about projects.
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Emotional intelligence (EQ) is rarely a good predictor of job performance for a project manager.
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When making trade-offs on a project, the project manager needs to be aware that profit for the firm is always the most important of the project's goals.
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It is common practice to select the project manager prior to the project being selected.
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It is usually a good idea to select a project manager from a list of engineers (or other technical specialists) who can be spared from their current jobs.
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Of the three project goals, budget is usually the most important.
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The systems approach manager conducts the group so that it contributes to total system optimization.
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