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83R-13: Organizational Breakdown Structure and Responsibility Assignment Matrix

83R-13: Organizational Breakdown Structure and Responsibility Assignment Matrix
AACE International, May 1, 2014

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This recommended practice (RP) describes the purpose, management, and control of an organizational breakdown structure (OBS) and responsibility assignment matrix (RAM). This RP provides guidance regarding the use of an OBS and RAM on projects. This RP defines the purposes of and typical examples for the OBS and RAM.

The intent of the RP is to document what most practitioners would consider to be good practices that can be relied on and that they would recommend be considered for use where applicable. The intended audience is total cost management professionals who are developing an OBS and RAM.

This RP is aligned with the Total Cost Management Framework, as well as the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Electronics Industries Alliance (EIA) - 748 Earned Value Management Systems (EVMS) guidelines. (Guidelines 2, 3, 5, and 9.)

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