You are a project manager for SubZero Delights, a company that offers extraordinary experiences to travelers. You have been working hard at developing your own personal leadership skills and have recruited a mentor to help you. During a mentoring session, you ask your mentor to talk about the characteristics that good leaders exhibit. What characteristics are they likely to call out?
Which of the following power types relies on the influencer’s position?
Robert is a practicing project manager who is studying for his PMP® exam. During a study session with a colleague, he insists that it is important for project managers to consider all 49 project management processes, while his colleague insists that it is not necessary and that project managers should carry out only the necessary processes. Who is correct?
Rachel is a project sponsor of a project that is developing a new innovative line of screen doors meant to attract budget-minded consumers. Most project managers cringe when assigned to a project sponsored by Rachel since she tends to hover for the details and be suspicious of every team member’s behavior, causing a flurry of issues for the project manager to resolve. According to Douglas McGregor’s leadership theory, what type of manager is Rachel?
Rianna is a developer who is interested in moving toward a career in project management. She takes on a small project that will implement a new security feature to protect her company’s internal network. To date, she has baselined the project’s scope, schedule, and budget, and she is now actively helping to resolve issues as they arise. What process is she currently performing?
One of your project’s deliverables requires skills in business analysis. You have three resources working on the activities that need to be completed for this deliverable. Jim and John are making more in salary than Mary is. Jim tends to spend a large majority of his time on social networking sites, John is motivated by accomplishment and capability, and Mary is looking for a sense of belonging as part of the team. Which of the following statements is true?
Roshoud is the VP of customer operations for Galactic Kidz and project sponsor of the latest project, called Project G. He sits down with Sally, the project manager, to discuss the current budget estimate. Roshoud expresses his concerns to Sally about the budget being far greater than originally anticipated and asks her to course-correct. What produces the greatest expense on most projects?
You are a project manager for Fly Me to Miami travel services. You are in the process of documenting and distributing project information. You know all of the following statements are true regarding information exchange except for which one?
Which of the following best describes the role of a product owner within the Agile methodology?
You are guiding your organization through the adoption of an Agile approach and are also teaching project managers about servant leadership. A tenured project manager approaches you and asks how this will change his role and approach to managing the team. How should you respond?