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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By : Kim Heldman
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CompTIA Project+ Study Guide: Exam PK0-004 - Second Edition

By: Kim Heldman

Overview of this book

The CompTIA Project+ Study Guide, Second Edition is your comprehensive resource for taking Exam PK0-004. With 100% coverage of all exam objectives, this book gives you everything you need to approach the exam with confidence. Detailed explanations and superior study tools cover and reinforce setup, initiation, planning, execution, delivery, change, control, communication, and closure, and the author Kim Heldman's twenty-five years of project management experience provide deep insight into real-world applications. The book contains detailed explanations and superior study tools that cover and reinforce all the exam objectives. You’ll begin by tackling questions related to pre-project setup and project initiation. Then you’ll solve questions about creating a project charter and planning it. You’ll also take questions about developing schedules and budgets and project execution. The later chapters provide questions on managing change, control, and communication. Finally, you’ll be given questions on project closure. By the end of the book, you’ll have the knowledge you need to be confident on exam day.
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Chapter 6: Resource Planning and Management

  1. A. When a new team member is introduced on the project, the team development stage starts again at the forming stage, no matter which stage the team was in before.
  2. A. Team-building activities help to build effective and efficient teams, improve morale, and build social bonds. Trust building will help form high-performing work teams but doesn’t directly lead to building social bonds or effective and efficient teams.
  3. C, E. This situation describes varying work styles, which are a common cause of conflict. An interproject resource contention is where resources are working on multiple projects and there are scheduling issues. Low-quality resources lack skills or abilities. The negotiating conflict technique often uses a third party to help the two conflicting sides reach a resolution.
  4. B. The stages of team development are forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning. Confronting is a conflict-resolution technique.
  5. B. This question...