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1. You are managing an infrastructure project which is nearing completion when a
major stakeholder points out a flaw in the design which could make the entire structure
weak. He suggests you construct two support pillars which would provide the necessary
support. You are worried that this change could impact the schedule and cost of the
project significantly. What is your BEST response to the stakeholder?
Refuse him as the project is already nearing completion and it's not possible to make any
changes at this stage
Do a Root cause analysis with the team to determine how this design flaw could have
been missed and if there could be more potential problems with the design
Proceed with the change and communicate the impact on project schedule and cost to the
Use a schedule compression technique as part of integrated change control to investigate
and minimize the adverse impact of the change
Answer (d) Use a schedule compression technique as part of integrated change control to
investigate and minimize adverse impact of the change. Schedule compression technique
is useful not only during project planning to see if the desired completion date can be met
but also during integrated change control to look at the schedule impacts of changes to
time ,cost ,scope, or risk . Option (b) though seems to be in good faith, but doesn't address
the immediate problem. Option(c) should be done once all the alternatives are explored to
minimize the adverse effect of the change on the project schedule and other constraints.
2. Which of the following does not signify the obstacles to effective delegation of authority?
- Unwillingness of the manager to delegate authority
- Fear of competition
- Lack of confidence in subordinates
- Unwillingness of the subordinate to delegate authority
How it is so ?