Project Resource Management Summary 6th Edition27 June 2020
Project Resource Management Summary 6th Edition
- Physical resources include equipment, materials, facilities, and infrastructure. Human resources include Team resources or personnel.
- Trends in resource management lean management, just in time (JIT), manufacturing,Kaizen, total productive maintenance (TPM), theory of constraints (TOC).
- Resources can be obtained from the organization’s internal assets or from outside the organization through a procurement process.
- Data Representation: The Objective is to ensure that each work package has an unambiguous owner and that all team members have a clear understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
✓ Hierarchical charts: The traditional organizational chart structure can be used to show positions and relationships in a graphical, top-down format.
▪ Work breakdown structure (WBS): designed to show how project deliverables are broken down into work packages and provide a way of showing high-level areas of responsibility.
▪ Organizational breakdown structure (OBS): is arranged according to an organization’s existing departments, units, or teams, with the project activities or work packages listed under each department.You may see all project responsibilities by looking at OBS.
▪ Resource breakdown structure: hierarchical list of team and physical resources related by category and resource type that is used for planning, managing and controlling project.
✓ Assignment Matrix:
▪ Responsibility Assignment Matrix (RAM) shows the project resources assigned to each work package. It is used to illustrate the connections between work packages, or activities, and project team members.
▪ High-level RAM can define the responsibilities of a project team, group, or unit within each component of the WBS.