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Microsoft® Office Project 2007 Inside Out by Teresa S. Stover

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Working with Outline Codes

By default, the task outline delineates a hierarchy of tasks. A work breakdown structure (WBS) is a special hierarchy that separates the work for your project into manageable pieces that you can assign to project resources. But, you might need to structure your tasks according to different hierarchies. For example, the accounting department might have a set of codes for tracking income and expenses by business unit.

In addition, your organization might need one, two, or several ways of looking at resource hierarchies. For example, your organization’s resource manager might want to review the resource breakdown structure, whereas the procurement manager might require a bill that itemizes the materials for the project. ...

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