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Personnel Shortfall

Using the chart given in the attachment(Personnel_Shortfall.docx), with durations shown in weeks, if there are 16 total people available for the project (assume all 16 are qualified to work on any of the tasks and assume all tasks start and finish at their earliest times), what is the personnel shortfall during weeks 5 and 6?

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The key to answer this question is - "assume all tasks start and finish at their earliest times."

Look at the chart and figure out which tasks will be going on during weeks 5 and 6 as per the assumption given in the question.

Tasks C(4-7), D(4-8), E(4-6), and ...

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The key to answer this question is - "assume all tasks start and finish at their earliest times". Solution explains in layman terms as to how the required personnel shortfall is computed.

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