CPM scheduling and its use in today's construction industry

CPM (Critical Path Method) scheduling is used and accepted on many major projects to plan and coordinate work. CPM works most successfully when the entire organization, from the owner and the general contractor to the subcontractors and suppliers, are involved in the input of information. CPM scheduling is the development and use of a comprehensive work plan that graphically represents the construction logic of the project.
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