These questions are derived from the Self Test Software Practice Test for the Project Management Institute exam #PMP3ED – Project Management Professional Third Edition
Objective : Project Executing
SubObjective : Develop Project Team
Single Answer, Multiple Choice
The purpose of team-building activities is to:
- enhance team performance
- connect team members emotionally
- persuade team members to work extra hours
- comply with PMI guidelines of project management
A. enhance team performance
The purpose of team-building activities is to enhance team performance. Team-building activities include actions taken by both management and individual team members to increase the performance of the team.
Connecting team members emotionally is not the purpose of team-building activities. The purpose of team building activities is to enhance the performance of the team. The emotional connection does not necessarily help achieve the improved team performance.
Persuading team members to work extra hours is not the purpose of team-building activities. In fact, working extra hours in some cases may decrease the team’s productivity.
Complying with PMI guidelines of project management is not the purpose of team-building activities. While complying with PMI guidelines is expected of PMPs, it is not the purpose of team-building.
1. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge – PMBOK Guide 3rd Edition – Project Human Resource Management – 9.3.2 Develop Project Team: Tools and Techniques