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  • Project Management Quarterly

    Project Engineering in a Plant Environment

    By Devore, Tim | McCollum, James K. | Ledbetter, William N. Realizing a manufacturing project demands much effort from project engineers and engineering managers. This article--informed by the authors' professional engineering experience and studies of…

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    Strategic Planning for Multi-Projects

    By Terry, W. Robert | Dar-El, Ezey M. In the first installment of this three-article series on strategic planning in the shipbuilding industry, these authors explored why shipbuilding companies performed poorly when executing…

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    Marketing for project-oriented businesses

    By Thamhain, Hans J. | Wilemon, David L. Effectively selling projects and successfully winning project contracts involves practicing a highly disciplined marketing effort, one that requires collaboration among an organization's marketing,…

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    Managing project development for better results

    By Wideman, R. Max All too often, a project's leaders fail to appropriately plan a project's development phase, failing because many project professionals do not fully understand the process of developing projects,…

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    Master planning in developing countries

    By Porter, J. Winston Many of the world's most prominent developing countries (China, India, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait) are implementing initiatives to rapidly develop modern industrial and agricultural facilities. And…

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    Project management at Fluor Utah, Inc.

    By Duke, Robert K. Because managing projects involves both technical acumen as well as artistic skill, the concept of project management is difficult to define in exacting terms. This article examines the process that…

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    A practical approach to project planning

    By Morton, G. H. A. There are many different types of tools to help project managers plan projects. Choosing one is often a matter of both the manager's temperament and the project's requirements. This article examines…

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    The effects of activity time variance on critical path planning

    By Karns, Lanny A. | Swanson, Lloyd A. Project managers often use either CPM or PERT to plan, monitor, and control their projects. What these managers come to understand is that each network diagram uses a different approach for…

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    Matrix management in long-range planning

    By Cleland, David I. With the rise of project management has come a shift in the way organizations structure themselves, a shift from the strict line-structure to an informal matrix form. And with this shift has come an…

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    Project management and the planning process

    By Devlin, Harry Most discussions on managing construction projects focus on controlling the building phase and ignore the significance of managing the planning stage. This article explains why construction project…

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