The planned dates for performing activities and the planned dates for meeting milestones.

Scientific management

A subfield of the classical management perspective that emphasizes scientifically determined changes in management practices as the solution to improving labor productivity.


The sum of the products and services to be provided as a project.

Scoring model, weighted scoring model, prioritization matrix

Used when multiple criteria—some more important than others—need to be considered. For example, most people before buying a car will consider several factors such as cost, gas mileage, and style and will weigh them differently.


A group member who volunteers to write/record comments on a flip chart.

Situational leadership

Balancing of the needs and concerns of three variables—the leader, the follower, and the situation—in all situations.

Social forces

Aspect of culture that guides and influences relationships among people—their values, needs, and standards of behavior.


Static Random Access Memory.


Individuals and organizations that are actively involved in the project, or whose interests may be positively or negatively affected as a result of project execution or project completion. They may also exert influence over the project and its results.

Steering team

A team of people of vision who see the project in perspective, care about the project's success, and will provide overall guidance and support for the project. In some instances the organization's management team serves this function.

Strategic customer integration initiative

Partnering with a strategically important customer to integrate the supply chain.

Stress test

A test for the computer system to simulate real environment with real volume of data before moving it to production.


A smaller team of the core team to work on a project.

Subject matter expert (SME) or extended team member

The individuals who are brought on to the project as needed based on their subject matter expertise.


To provide direction.

Supplier-inputprocess-outputcustomer model, SIPOC

A tool that can be used to improve the project process by clearly identifying relationships among suppliers, inputs, processes, outputs, and customers.

Supply chain

Fulfillment process from customer purchase through manufacturing, factory, raw material, and component supplier.


To aid the cause.


A combination of components working together. For example, a computer system includes both hardware and software.

System requirements document

The document detailing the system specifications for the project.

Systems theory

An approach to understanding how the different elements of an organization function and operate.

Project Leadership
Project Leadership
ISBN: 0071388672
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 106

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