Category Archives: Human Resources

Human Resources knowledge area

Flashcards for the Knowledge Areas

These are the “flashcards” I use for the 10 knowledge areas. These are in my words.  I encourage you to use your own words to describe each of these areas. Integration Management Addresses leadership for the project and provides integration of … Continue reading

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Maslow’s Hierarchy

To be an effective project manager requires an understanding and a proficiency in people skills (also known as “soft skills”).  The PMP® exam will test your understanding of people skills and associated management theories.  Maslow’s hierarchy is one of them. … Continue reading

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Conflict Management Resolution

Types of Conflict Management Resolution Almost every project introduces conflict of various sorts.  Conflicts can occur due to resource issues, schedule issues, budget issues, and scope disagreements just to name a few.  The project manager must know how to deal … Continue reading

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Types of Power

Types of Power While the PMBOK® does not provide a specific definition of power, it alludes to power as a level of authority.  From a project manager perspective, power is the authority and ability to get things done.    Knowing the … Continue reading

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Leadership Styles

In your study plan for the PMP exam, you should consider understanding the four leadership styles. There are generally four leadership styles: Autocratic – high emphasis on tasks and performance, low emphasis on people Laissez-Faire – low emphasis on both … Continue reading

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