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Project Management for Flat Organizations by Laura Burford

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CHAPTER 12

DETERMINE THE RESOURCES

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Covered in this chapter:

Assigning staff and non-staff resources

Determining potential staffing conflicts

Communicating task assignments

Leveling overcommitted resources

Before a project plan is complete, the project manager needs to assign resources, which includes the staff, consultants, and vendors as well as other resources such as equipment and software. Assigning non-personnel resources is normally easier than assigning staff. Assigning staff can be time consuming because it involves determining the needed skill sets; identifying the people available who possess these required skill sets; negotiating ...

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