This assignment covers text chapters 6 and 7. Some questions are adapted from Discussion Questions in the text. Be sure you complete all questions. Your answers should be well-documented and include detailed references to the readings and other sources of information.
- Describe the steps you would take to assemble a project team. [MO3.1]
- Groups mature over time, increasing their effectiveness and productivity. How would you describe the stages of group development, and what do you feel is the responsibility of a project team leader in fostering group development? How does a mature group act more effectively? [MO 3.1, 3.2]
- Personal conflicts are inevitable in a team environment. What general types of conflicts typically arise? What are the most common sources of conflicts? Finally, what are the most common methods of resolving conflicts? [MO3.3]
- How do you define risk management and project risk? What is the relationship between risk and opportunity? Why does the period of highest risk impact occur during the latter period of the project life cycle? [MO3.4]