To ensure maximum return on investment of a portfolio, senior management attempts to ensure that resources are allocated to _____________________.
- the endeavors that properly align with organizational objectives.
- the endeavors that achieve the highest ROI.
- the projects or programs that are directly related to each other.
- the projects or programs that are most likely to succeed.
The correct answer is 1.
A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Fifth Edition (PMBOK® Guide) defines a portfolio as “projects, programs, subportfolios, and operations managed as a group to achieve strategic objectives.” Since the question refers to a portfolio, and answer A is the only one of the answers that directly addresses alignment with the organizational objectives, it is the most correct answer.
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