Welcome to your Project Human Resource

Management has approached Tyler, one of your project team members. Tyler is a database administrator and developer, whose work is always on time, accurate, and of quality. He also has a reputation of being a “good guy” and is well liked. Because of this, management has decided to move Tyler into the role of a project manager for a new database administration project. This is an example of which of the following?

You are the project manager of the PUY Project. This project requires a chemical engineer for seven months of the project although there are no available chemical engineers within your department. This is an example of which of the following?

You are the project manager of the PLY Project. This project is very similar to the ACT Project you have completed. What method can you do to expedite the process of organization planning?

. In your organization, management is referred to as coaches. As a project manager, you are referred to as a project coach. A human resource document should be created to handle this scenario. What should it cover?

Mike is the project manager for a project with a very tight schedule. The project is running late and Mike feels that he does not have time to consider all the possible solutions that two team members are in disagreement over. Mike quickly decides to go with the team member with the largest amount of seniority. This is an example of which of the following?

Which theory believes that workers need to be involved with the management process?

Management has requested that you create a chart depicting all of the project resource needs and the associated activities. Management is looking for which type of chart?

. ___________________ states that as long as workers are rewarded they will remain productive.

You are the project manager in an organization with a weak matrix. Who will have the authority on your project?

Charles is the project manager for the WAC Project. The customer and a project team member are in conflict over the level of quality needed on a sampling. Charles decides to split the difference between what the two stakeholders want. This is an example of which of the following?

You are the project manager for the GBK Project. This project effects a line of business and the customer is anxious about the success of the project. Which of the following is likely not a top concern for the customer?

You are the project manager for Industrial Lights Project. You have been hired by your organization specifically because of your vast experience with the technology and with projects of this nature. The project is aware of your experience. You likely have what type of power on this project?

You are the project manager of the PLN Project. The team members are somewhat “afraid” of you as project manager because they see you as management. They know that a negative review from you about their project work will impact their yearly bonus. This is an example of which of the following?

You are the project manager for the JHG Project. This project requires coordination with the Director of Manufacturing, Human Resources, the IT department, and the CIO. This is an example of what type of input to organizational planning?

Susan is the project manager for the PMG Project. She makes all decisions on the project team regardless of the project team objections. This is an example of which of the following management styles?

You are the project manager for GHB Project. You have served as a project manager for your organization for the past ten years. Practically all of your projects come in on time and on budget. The project team has worked with you in the past and they consider you to be an expert project manager. They also like working with you. Given all of this, you likely have what type of power on this project?

Harold is a very outspoken project team member. All of the project team members respect Harold for his experience with the technology, but often things have to go in Harold’s favor or things do not go well. During a discussion on a solution, a project team member waves her arms and says, “Fine, Harold, do it your way.” This is an example of which of the following?

You are a project manager in a projectized organization. Your job as a project manager can be described best by which of the following?

Which of the following is an example of Theory X?

Which problem-solving technique is the best for most project management situations?

You are the project manager for the LMG Project. Your project will have several human resource issues that must be coordinated and approved by the union. Which of the following statements is correct about this scenario?

Your project requires an electrician at month eight. This is an example of which of the following?

What is the benefit of using a collocated team?

Which of the following is an example of coercive power?

You are the project manager of the MMB Project. The president of the company has spoken to the project team and told them the confidence and respect he has in you to lead the project to a successful completion. The project manager has what type of power on this project?