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  • 1. 
    ____ power involves using punishment, threats, or other negative approaches to get people to do things they do not want to do.
    • A. 

      Legitimate

    • B. 

      Coercive

    • C. 

      Reward

    • D. 

      Referent

  • 2. 
    A(n) ____ is a column chart that shows the number of resources assigned to a project over time.
    • A. 

      Responsibility assignment matrix

    • B. 

      Resource histogram

    • C. 

      RACI charts

    • D. 

      Organizational breakdown structure

  • 3. 
    Legitimate power involves using personal knowledge and expertise to get people to change their behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Extrinsic motivation causes people to participate in an activity for their own enjoyment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Project managers often recommend that people take specific training courses to improve individual and team development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    ______ involves identifying and documenting project roles, responsibilities, and reporting relationships.
    • A. 

      Human resource planning

    • B. 

      Developing the project team

    • C. 

      Acquiring the project team

    • D. 

      Managing the project team

  • 7. 
    Maslow suggests that each level of the hierarchy of needs is not a prerequisite for the levels above it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Project managers should limit the size of work teams to eight to ten members.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ____ involves getting the needed personnel assigned to and working on the project
    • A. 

      Human resource planning.

    • B. 

      Developing the project team

    • C. 

      Acquiring the project team

    • D. 

      Managing the project team.

  • 10. 
    What is the first step in the framework for defining and assigning work?
    • A. 

      Defining how the work will be accomplished

    • B. 

      Breaking down the work into manageable elements

    • C. 

      Finalizing the project requirements

    • D. 

      Assigning work responsibilities

  • 11. 
     
    ____ involves building individual and group skills to enhance project performance.
    • A. 

      Human resource planning.

    • B. 

      Developing the project team.

    • C. 

      Acquiring the project team.

    • D. 

      Managing the project team.

  • 12. 
    A responsibility assignment matrix (RAM) is a matrix that maps the work of the project as described in the OBS to the people responsible for performing the work as described in the WBS
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Thamhain and Wilemon found that when project managers used work challenge and expertise to influence people, projects were more likely to succeed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    ____ power is based on an individual's personal charisma.
    • A. 

      Legitimate

    • B. 

      Coercive

    • C. 

      Reward

    • D. 

      Referent

  • 15. 
    In the Tuckman model, ____ occurs as team members have different opinions as to how the team should operate
    • A. 

      Performing

    • B. 

      Performing

    • C. 

      Forming

    • D. 

      Storming

  • 16. 
    Project managers do not need to continually assess their team's performance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    ____ involves tracking team member performance, motivating team members, providing timely feedback., resolving issues and conflicts, and coordinating changes to help enhance project performance.
    • A. 

      Human resource planning.

    • B. 

      Developing the project team

    • C. 

      Acquiring the project team.

    • D. 

      Managing the project team.

  • 18. 
    People with a high need for ____ seek to excel and tend to avoid both low-risk and high-risk situations to improve their chances for achieving something worthwhile.
    • A. 

      Affiliation

    • B. 

      Money

    • C. 

      Power

    • D. 

      Achievement

  • 19. 
    Most project managers agree that managing human resources effectively is one of the toughest challenges they face.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Project managers often do not have control over project staff who report to them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False