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  • Project Management Quarterly

    The effective project manager

    By Stuckenbruck, Linn C. The complexity of the world's social and civil problems requires solutions that engage multiple disciplines. Working on projects involves a similar approach: Project managers can no longer rely on…

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    The two step method

    By Haag, R. C. The activity-on-arrow technique was developed to reduce the quantity of activities implemented within a network. But most project professionals find this process overly complicated. From this…

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    Why development projects fail

    By Rondinelli, Dennis A. Organizations implementing projects in less developed nations must confront and resolve numerous challenges not typically encountered by those organizations realizing projects in more developed…

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    Defining the complexity of a project management network

    By Kaimann, Richard A. With the development of the PERT system for the Polaris missile project in 1954, many managers have become users of project management control techniques. They have become users not necessarily out…

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    Resource-based project scheduling

    By Davis, Edward W. | Patterson, James H. One of the most difficult scheduling conflicts involves planning concurrent activities that use the same limited-availability resources. This article examines a new class of mathematical…

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    Some formal education and experience background implications for project managers

    By Barndt, Stephen E. All projects involve a diverse mix of activities. Because of this, the process of managing projects successfully requires that project managers possess a skill set and background that matches the…

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    PERT--the hoax of the century

    By Anon[ymous] The development of PERT is well known and documented. This article presents a humorous--albeit brief--alternative story behind PERT's development.

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    Management, leadership, and delegation

    By Jacobs, Norman F. The classic definition of leadership--of getting things done through other people--is well known. But what is not so readily understood by many holding leadership positions is exactly how to get…

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    Uncertainty analysis for program management

    By Martin, M. Dean. Over the past decade, the cost of implementing a program to develop a new military weapons systems has sharply increased, primarily because the numerous methods used by the United States Department…

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    Literature review

    By Krakowski, Martin "Literature Review" is a regular column aimed at communicating information on important books and articles in the field of Project and Program Management. Each issue will consist of a special topic…