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Explain why adding a personnel to a project that is behind schedule can make the project completion date even later?

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It is a common notion that adding work force to a project in progress can help meet or beat project completion deadlines; however the opposite is true. The new addition to an existing team actually slows down work activities because in some shape or form every project team member must bring the new personnel up to speed on what s/he is doing or is to be done. It also depends on the new person's grasping power to come up to ...

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This solution provides a discussion on how adding additional personnel to an existing project can either delay or help complete a project in time.

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