Read the case study 12.1, The Problems of Multitasking in the text on pages 405–406. Answer the following questions:

    How does multitasking confuse the resource availability of project team personnel?
    In modern organizations, it is impossible to eliminate multitasking for the average employee? Do you agree or disagree with this statement? Why?
    How would resource loading and/or resource leveling help this situation?

1. In your own words, describe crashing, fast tracking, and scope reduction as means of schedule compression. When would each be appropriate? Which methods are considered better first choice methods by most project sponsors?

2. Considering that the critical path determines the length of the project and is the path of activities in the network with the longest cumulative duration, is it possible to shorten the critical path and save money? Please Discuss...