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Q9. Joshua is a project manager of a matrix organization involved in a project to develop scheduling software for a financial organization. This project has many critical activities and requires experts from various functional departments within organization. But his project is not a very high-profile one. Hence, there is a chance that the functional managers won't agree about his requirement. Which of the following techniques will he need to apply?

A. Negotiation

B. Recognition and Reward

C. Procurement

D. Authority

Correct Answer: A


The correct response is Negotiation. Usually, it requires bargaining in order to reach an acceptable arrangement. The project manager has to negotiate with functional manager on different issues during the life cycle of project including acquiring project team.

Domain Name: 9. HR
Reference: PMBOK5 Section 9.2.Page 270

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