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What is Work Breakdown Structure in Project Management?

The WBS is a method for getting a complex, multi-step project done. It's a way to divide and conquer large projects so you can get things done faster and more efficiently. Work breakdown structure (or WBS) is a hierarchical tree structure that outlines your project and breaks it down into smaller, more manageable portions. In Wrike, you can build a WBS by creating folders and subfolders, and can even go further to divide individual tasks into subtasks. The goal of a WBS is to make a large project more manageable. Breaking it down into smaller chunks means work can be done simultaneously by different team members, leading to better team productivity and easier project management overall.

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