Accelerated Project Management

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McGraw Hill Professional, Apr 22, 2004 - Business & Economics - 210 pages
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Speed-to-market is the most critical factor determining the success of new products. James Lewis and Louis Wong, one of today's most accomplished project management author teams, discuss often-overlooked principles that can make the difference in the never-ending race to be first and best. They give project managers, engineers, and top-level decision makers the needed tools and techniques to:

  • Establish a solid and well-grounded vision
  • Turn that vision into an actionable road map
  • Implement platforms to support new processes
 

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Contents

The Product Development Race
1
Managements Role Creating Winning Conditions
21
Product Strategy Turn Your Vision into an Action Plan
37
Time Race RightonTime Projects
55
Resource Allocation The Heart of Every Project
69
Project Monitoring and Control
81
Risk Management
95
Project Quality Management
117
Manufacturing Turning a Sample into a Product
143
Competence Building through Learning
159
References and Reading List
165
Index
175
About the Authors
191
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James P. Lewis is president of The Lewis Institute, Inc. Dr. Lewis is the author of a number of influential books, including Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control.

Louis Wong is director of corporate quality assurance for Creative Technology in Singapore.

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