chapter  9
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Resource management in the project management environment takes on as many different configurations and approaches as there are organizations and PMOs. Mostly, project resources are introduced to projects through matrix management, where a resource manager in the relevant organization “lends” individual resources to project managers for specific project efforts. In some organizations, resources are assigned directly to the project manager, who then serves as the resource manager. To a lesser extent, a few organizations have all project resources assigned to the PMO.