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1
Well-defined projects that encounter no significant surprises require little:
A)Management
B)Leadership
C)Monitoring
D)Corrective action
E)All of these are only required to a minor extent
2
Groups such as human resources, information systems, purchasing agents, and maintenance are typically classified as:
A)Project managers
B)Administrative support
C)Functional managers
D)Project sponsors
E)Customers
3
The second ring in the network of relationships for project managers includes all of the following except:
A)Other project managers
B)Customers
C)Functional managers
D)Top management
E)Project sponsors
4
The outer ring in the network of relationships for project managers includes all of the following except:
A)Other organizations
B)Customers
C)Contractors
D)Government agencies
E)Administrative support
5
The new perspective of project management emphasizes which of the following?
A)Financial control
B)Managing project stakeholders
C)Schedule/cost tradeoffs
D)Both A and B are correct
E)A, B, and C are all correct
6
In terms of commonly traded organizational currencies, vision, excellence, and ethical correctness are part of ______ related currencies.
A)Task
B)Position
C)Inspiration
D)Relationship
E)Personal
7
In terms of commonly traded organizational currencies, acceptance, personal support, and understanding are part of _______ related currencies.
A)Task
B)Position
C)Inspiration
D)Relationship
E)Personal
8
In terms of commonly traded organizational currencies, learning, ownership, and gratitude are part of ______ related currencies.
A)Task
B)Position
C)Inspiration
D)Relationship
E)Personal
9
In mapping dependencies for a project, the project manager should:
A)Overestimate
B)Underestimate
C)Precisely estimate
D)Either B or C are correct
E)None of these are correct
10
In the Snapshot from Practice "Managing Expectations", one of the key aspects to project success was stated to be the managing of stakeholder:
A)Relations
B)Expectations
C)Involvement
D)Influence
E)Input
11
In the Research Highlight, Ancona and Caldwell identified key patterns of activity which contribute to creating a high performance team. Which of the following is not one of those?
A)Negotiator
B)Ambassador
C)Task coordinator
D)Scouts
E)Guard
12
Unlike project leadership, project management is about coping with:
A)Change
B)Aligning people to any new directions
C)Monitoring results against plans
D)Recognizing the need to alter plans
E)All of these are part of project management
13
In a survey of project managers, approximately what percentage reported that they encountered ethical issues in their work?
A)22 percent
B)40 percent
C)65 percent
D)81 percent
E)100 percent
14
Which of the following is not one of the distinguishing traits of character?
A)Openness
B)Consistency
C)Empathetic
D)Sense of purpose
E)Hard work
15
Which of the following would be defined as the ability or skill to perceive, assess and manage the emotions of one's self and others?
A)Emotional stability
B)Coolness under pressure
C)Emotional intelligence
D)Empathy
E)Management sensitivity







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