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Practical Problem-Solving Skills in the Workplace by Pamela Helling, Rebekah Lashman, Judith Combes Taylor

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The Work Plan: Organizing and Managing Your Project Tasks

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Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:

•   List the reasons for developing a work plan to manage your problem-solving activities.

•   List four indicators of when you really need a work plan.

•   Identify the critical elements of a work plan.

THE PURPOSE OF A WORK PLAN

A work plan is an invaluable tool for managing a project, no matter how big or small the project is. It identifies the activities that need to be completed to accomplish the project goals, the deadlines for completing the activities, and the resources required to complete them. Ever ...

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