Chapter 4. Resource Estimating

4.1. Introduction

As organizations utilize projects to accomplish strategic and tactical objectives, it is critical organizations understand how resources are utilized not only for daily operations conducted within the organization, but to accomplish special projects. If organizations use a more traditional form of structure in organizing components of work into functional departments, resources will be to allocate it to each department to carry out daily operations. Functional organizations will have to manage special projects based on the availability of resources that would be taken away from normal daily work routines. If organizations use more of a projectized form of structure organizing components of work ...

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