PMP Exam Prep Question of the Week

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Differing objectives between project managers and PMOs can sometimes result in differences of opinion and conflicts. A major cause of this conflict arises from the difference in focus between the two. According to the PMI, project managers should ___________ while PMOs should keep the overall organizational goals in mind.

  1. Always maintain the big picture
  2. Follow the A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide)
  3. Spend 90% of their time communicating
  4. Always act in the best interest of their project


The correct answer is 4.
Although all the answers are correct statements, the best answer in this context is to always act in the best interest of their project.

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