Integrated Project Management By Earl Hall, Juliane Johnson
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Chapter 3. Project Work Breakdown Structure and Team Recruitment
After the project manager and sponsor agree on the specification, the project manager takes full responsibility for the project. Choosing the right people for the project team then becomes job number one. Needed are specialists who can either lead skilled workgroups or execute jobs on their own. Each unit of work that the specialists will be working on is called a task. A task sometimes is small enough to be carried out by one person. Tasks that are larger require a group of workers. The lead worker from each workgroup serves on the project team. The project team then consists of a mix of specialists who will either work alone or lead a group of workers.