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CHAPTER 3: The Project Infrastructure > PROJECT INTEGRATION MANAGEMENT

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The PMBOK Guide® views project integration management as one of the most important knowledge areas because it coordinates the other eight knowledge areas and all of the project management processes throughout the project life cycle. As Rita Mulcahy (2005) points out, it is the project team's responsibility to focus on completing the project work while the project sponsor should be protecting the project from unnecessary changes and loss of resources. However, the project manager or leader's role should be “to put all the pieces of the project together in a cohesive whole that gets the project done faster, cheaper, and with fewer resources while meeting project objectives” (85). According to the PMBOK Guide®:


  

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