so what is a project?

Sometimes, to understand the nature of a single process, one must first understand what the process does not involve. This article examines the nature of projects by not only defining and explaining the nature and purpose of projects--but also defining and explaining the nature and purpose of performing four other closely related work processes: craft, job shop, progressive line, and continuous flow. In doing so, it discusses when, how, and why organizations implement these five types of work processes.
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