Project management in the fast lane : applying the theory of constraints

Robert C. Newbold ; foreword by Thomas B. McMullen, Jr

This cutting edge, "how to" manual details proven methods for turning around chronically late, overbudget, and underperforming projects. Project Management in the Fast Lane explains how Theory of Constraints tools can be applied to achieve effective, breakthrough solutions in virtually any environment. It includes a complete discussion of the Critical Chain scheduling approach pioneered by Eli Goldratt-the most significant new development in project scheduling in the last 40 years! The project management tools described in Project Management in the Fast Lane are clearly outlined and will help project managers in manufacturing, construction, and new product development in any field find efficient, practical, and sound solutions to management issues. Common problems related to deadlines, budgets, project performance, and more are thoroughly treated, providing a solid basis for applying tools to familiar problems. This book is sure to inspire managers, executives, engineers, and MIS and quality assurance professionals to rethink their management approaches and create dramatic, profit-driven improvements in their organizations.

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  • Project Management Today Introduction Bidding for the Project The Worker's Viewpoint Hidden Costs: Work-in-Process Hidden Costs: Lost Productivity The Generic Current Reality The Project Manager's Viewpoint Mirabilia Critical But Stable A Critical Chain Schedule Managing Uncertainty Resolving the WIP Conflict Identifying the Critical Chain Adding Buffers Planning the Critical Chain Project Global Viewpoint, Global Leverage The Goal Throughput: Ichiban The Throughput World: Climbing Out of the Box Global Improvement: The Five Focusing Steps Global Improvement: TOC Accounting The Project Dice Game Multiple Projects Implementation Issues What Is a Schedule? Measurements Leveraging the Critical Chain Weak Links Implementation Checklist Appendices Appendix A: Answers for Further Thought Appendix B: Glossary

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書名 Project management in the fast lane : applying the theory of constraints
著作者等 Newbold, Robert C
シリーズ名 The St. Lucie Press/APICS series on constraints management
出版元 St. Lucie Press
刊行年月 c1998
ページ数 xxxv, 284 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 1574441957
NCID BA53379764
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国