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Completing the passage

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Completing the passage

by Sprite_TM » Wed Apr 01, 2009 3:24 pm
Which of the following best completes the passage below?

When a project is failing and should be terminated, plan to bring in a new manager. new managers are more likely to terminate the project than are the original managers because ___________________---

a) the project may have failed for reasons that the original manager could not have foreseen
b) organizations tend to reward managers who can overcome problems
c) managerial decisions to terminate a project should depend on the likelihood of the project's eventual sucess
d) the original managers were not necessarily able to over problems caused by external events over which they had no control
e) the new managers have no need to justify the earlier decision to maintain the project

OA E

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by delhiboy1979 » Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:30 pm
Should be E, that can be the only reason why you would want to bring in new managers to terminate a project.

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by orel » Fri Apr 03, 2009 7:54 pm
does anyone know why not A?

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by gmat740 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 1:22 am
Yes why not A??

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by Sprite_TM » Sat Apr 04, 2009 9:18 am
i actually picked A too. if someone can explain it more detaily, i really appreciate it

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by scoobydooby » Sat Apr 04, 2009 10:35 am
we need a reason why the new managers are more likely to terminate a project than the original managers.

if we negate A: project failed for reasons that the original manager could have foreseen- doesnt affect our argument, doesnt explain why original managers cannot terminate the project

if we negate E: new managers need to justify the maintenance of the project, they are not more likely to terminate the project-argument falls apart. E is the necessary assumption

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by gmat740 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 12:05 pm
Thanks scoobydooby for your explanation

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by vanessa.m » Sun May 15, 2016 2:15 am
I would go with option C as the correct option