Critical Chain Project Management (Artech House Professional by Lawrence P. Leach PDF

By Lawrence P. Leach

Delivering the instruments and strategies had to enforce serious chain undertaking administration in a firm, this article indicates the best way to lessen pressure on a venture group, get rid of rate and scheduling over-runs, successfully deal with venture assets, and end tasks that meet or maybe exceed expectancies.

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13] ◗ Lucent Technologies. Lucent Technologies has adopted CCPM as their primary tool for project management. ) “In 1996, Lucent Technologies Advanced Technology Systems, now part of General Dynamics, was told by a sister organization that the yearlong project being considered was an impossibility … The project was used as a pilot effort, to evaluate TOC project management. ” [14] ◗ Harris. Harris recently decided to use CCPM to build a new eight- inch semiconductor wafer plant. The largest previous wafer was 6 inches in diameter.

8] Chun, D. W. , and M. M. Kummaraswamy, “A Comparative Study of Causes of Time Overruns in Hong Kong Construction Projects, S)263-7863(96)0039-7, Inter. J. Project Management, Vol. 15, No. , 1997. , Game Management, University of Wisconsin Press, 1933. [10] Goldratt, E. , Critical Chain, Great Barrington, MA: North River Press, 1997. [11] Lambert, L. , “Cost/Schedule Control Criteria (C/SCSC): An Integrated Project Management Approach Using Earned Value Techniques,” The AMA Handbook of Project Management, New York: AMACOM, 1993.

Cause and effect are not closely related in time and space. (The space shuttle blows up on launch from Cape Kennedy in Florida. The cause is a seal design made and tested in Utah years before but not previously subjected to specific environmental conditions. The Hubble space telescope is near-sighted (a billion-dollar mistake) because crucial testing was skipped years before, on earth, to keep the schedule. 8. Small changes can produce big results, but the areas of highest leverage are often the least obvious.

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