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Why is it important for project managers to resist changes to the project baseline? Under what conditions would a project manager make changes to a baseline? When would a project manager not allow changes to a baseline?

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It is important for project managers that the project baseline is not being changed frequently, especially during the course of the project because changes occurring during the course of the project can lead to confusion, chaos and can hinder the smooth flow of the project as material changes need to be made and explained to the project team regarding the scope, budget, schedule,etc.

Thus, project managers need to resist changes to the project baseline to ensure that the smooth flow of the project towards its completion is not hindered and confusion and chaos is being avoided. Such changes should be made only during the framing of the project baseline and not during the course of the project.

For a project to be under control, it needs to be organized as a closed system. This is done by ...

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Why is it important for project managers to resist changes to the project baseline? Under what conditions would a project manager make changes to a baseline? When would a project manager not allow changes to a baseline?

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