Two project managers have just realized they are in a weak matrix organization and their power as project managers is quite limited. One figures out that he is really a project expediter and the other realizes she is really a project coordinator. How is a project expediter different from a project coordinator?
The project expediter cannot make decisions.
The project expediter can make more decisions.
The project expediter has some authority.
The project expediter reports to a higher-level manager.
A project manager is trying to complete a software development project, but cannot get enough attention for the project. Resources are focused on completing process-related work, and the project manager has little authority to assign resources. What form of organization must the project manager be working in?
A project team member is talking to another team member and complaining that many people are asking him to do things. If he works in a functional organization, who has the power to give direction to the team member?
The project manager
The functional manager
A project manager's primary responsibility is to deliver the product of the project within project constraints. Actions taken and changes made to the benefit of one constraint could negatively affect another. Which of the following best describes the major constraints on a project?
Scope, number of resources, and cost
Schedule, cost, and number of changes
Scope, schedule, cost, quality, risk, resources, and customer satisfaction
Scope, cost, and schedule
Meetings to discuss upcoming schedule dates, scope that is and is not included in the project, and process improvements are most likely to be held as a part of which process?
Develop Project Management Plan
Perform Integrated Change Control
Direct and Manage Project Work
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