Project Life Cycle and Organization

(Chapter 2 of the PMBOK® Guide)

13. Answer: D.

PMBOK® Guide, page 20, Section 2.1.1

Organizational Cultures and Styles

…Cultures and styles are learned and shared and may have a strong influence on a project's ability to meet its objectives. A project manager should therefore understand the different organizational styles and cultures that may affect a project. The project manager needs to know which individuals in the organization are the decision makers or influencers and work with them to increase the probability of project success.

In light of globalization, understanding the impact of cultural influences is critical in projects involving diverse organizations and locations around the world. Culture becomes ...

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