PMP Exam Question 5

Aligned with PMBOK 6th Edition®.

For the first 24 months, your project progressed well and team members work together succesfully. Now, however, the project schedule has been pulled in dramatically to address a changing market window. Meetings are tense, and conflict is rising with the biggest issue concerning accountability. You want to use a tool to make it clear who is the one person accountable for each activity. Most likely you will use a(n):

a) Organizational breakdown structure.

b) Project organizational chart.

c) Responsibility assignment matrix.

d) Resource calendar.

2 responses on "PMP Exam Question 5"

  1. PMP Solution 5

    An organizational breakdown structure shows the organization’s departments and which work packages are assigned to which department. On the other hand, organizational chart shows reporting relationships. A resource calendar shows when specific resources will become available. Responsibility assignment shows who is reponsible for what activity. It is critical that only one person be accountable for each activity. Therefore, right answer is c). [PMBOK 6th edition, Page 317] [Project Resource Management].


  2. C- Responsibility assignment matrix.

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