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Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3112

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Hello,

Can you please elaborate on the following question:

You are the project mager working in astrong matrix organization structure. Which of the following activities do you think is not part of your responsibility?

1)Respond to question from board of directors
2)Participate in scope definition
3)Lead the annual performance review of the team members
4)Lead the team weekly meetings
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Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3114

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I would go 3
1 - Responding to Board of directors is kind of sponsor so he has to do it.
2 - Scope definition he has to be part as it will lead to scope creep..
if he is not there..
4 - lead the team weekly meetings -- which he has to do it definitely..

in matrix you don't need to do the annual performance review.. only project performance review you will doing.. so thatz ignored..

Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3116

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Dear Konstantinos:

Can you share the source of this sample question?

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Khurram

Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3117

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It's from the free sample questions that I receive daily via email.

The suggested answer was C

Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3120

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Konstantinos,

C is the correct answer. As a PM in a strong matrix organization you may very likely participate in the annual performance review of the team members. You may give your written or oral input to the team member's line manager. But it is the line manager who will be LEADING this annual review. You only participate.
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Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3121

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Thanks Cornelius

Is there any PMBOK reference for this question?

Strong matrix responsibilities-Team assesment 4 years 8 months ago #3123

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Konstantinos,

I don't think so. This is more general HR/Management in regards to what tasks does a line manager do and what would a PM be responsible for.
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