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Head First PMP, 2nd Edition by Jennifer Greene, Andrew Stellman

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Chapter 2. Organizations, constraints, and projects: In good company

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If you want something done right... better hope you’re in the right kind of organization. All projects are about teamwork—but how your team works depends a lot on the type of organization you’re in. In this chapter, you’ll learn about the different types of organizations around—and which type you should look for the next time you need a new job.

A day in Kate’s life

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This is Kate’s job—writing status reports.

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All Kate does all day is document what people say in status meetings.

Kate wants a new job

Now that’s she’s working on getting her PMP® certification, Kate’s learning a whole load of new skills. And she’s even started to look for a new job—one where she does more than write down what other people say all day...

Kate is a project expediter right now.

Kate may have the job title of “project manager,” ...

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