|A) Technological Advances||B) Customer request or market demand|
|C) Executive year - end bonuses||D) Business or Social needs|
Answer: C) Executive year - end bonuses
Project authorization should not be exclusively based upon the impact of an executive's bonus (many people would agree that it should not ever be based upon an executive's bonus). Answer A, B, and D are common events that predicate the need for project authorization and can evolve into large scope projects.