Chapter 5. Project Resources

IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL:

  • Learn how a responsibility matrix can help define the role that groups play in a project

  • Build a project organization chart

  • Understand how to put a project team together

  • Learn to create different types of resources in Microsoft Project

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

DWIGHT EISENHOWER

Projects are a lot like stage plays. People have their roles to play, and if someone forgets the lines, an awkward silence descends over the entire production. What’s more, unless improvised conversations are part of the entertainment, the playwright, director, and producer might be unhappy about actors making up dialogue as they go. As a project ...

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