The manager of a large corporation wants to sign a contract to build a nuclear power plant in Botswana several thousand miles away from the home office. The project will take several years to build and test. What type of organization will be best for managing this project?
What are the major advantages of the functional type of organization?
The organization that is a formalized structure where the project teams and the project managers reside is called:
In matrix management organizations, if the organization maintains many of the characteristics of the functional organization and the project managers are considered more like project coordinators or expediters, it is called a:
A company has signed a contract for new work that is different from work that they have done before. The company’s strategic plan calls for much of this kind of work in the future. It is important that they be able to bring the correct shared resources together to work on different parts of the contract. The type of organization that this suggests is a:
On a project team one of the team members has a problem collecting on a medical insurance claim. The team member comes to the project manager and explains the problem. The problem is the responsibility of the:
A project manager is selecting team members for her project team. She collects the resumes and past performance reviews for the potential team members and discusses each with their functional manager. Which of the following is not a characteristic that the project manager should use in selecting the team members?
The organization that is a formalized structure directed toward the support of the project community within the organization is called:
The project manager’s leadership style should be matched to the corresponding developmental level of the project team and should move through successive steps in the following order:
A project manager is responsible for all that goes on in the project. One of the most important duties that the project manager can perform is the function of: