By Gregory T. Haugan
Finally - the 1st complete and sensible consultant to the paintings breakdown constitution (WBS) in forty five years! This ebook bargains important new views on tips on how to observe the WBS to trendy sorts of tasks that produce items, prone or effects. you are going to the way to use WBS in the course of the venture lifecycle to devise, keep an eye on and speak. Your new insights into the WBS rules, plus checklists and confirmed motion steps, will enhance the making plans of recent initiatives and assist you release initiatives extra successfully and successfully.
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With the Internet, national boundaries became nearly irrelevant in the business arena: owners of a small consulting practice in Buenos Aires had access to the same information channels as giant consulting practices, such as Accenture and Booz Allen Hamilton. Project teams suddenly became heavily virtual, with the project manager located in Paris, a sales component in Atlanta, a design group in San Diego, and manufacturing experts in Singapore. This new business environment forced corporations to rethink how they should do business.
Customer satisfaction, then, is the key. Ultimately, satisfaction is deﬁned by whether customers actually use the deliverables emerging from projects. Why should we worry about a customer focus? There are a number of compelling answers to this question. First, in recent times, customers have come to expect good products and services. This expectation is a legacy of the total quality management (TQM) movement of the late 1980s and early 1990s. TQM recognized that as customers become increasingly sophisticated in their buying habits and as they gain better access to information, they can demand ﬁrst-rate performance.
These examples demonstrate that life today is far more complex than it was for our parents and grandparents. And it is beyond a doubt that life will be even more complex in the future. Complexity is a fact of life we cannot escape. It overwhelms us in our personal lives. It is also an aspect of the workplace. Today’s literate managers are expected to know how to use personal computers, to understand ﬁnance, to have marketing know-how, to be psychologists in their dealings with customers, and have a great many other strengths.
Effective Work Breakdown Structures (The Project Management Essential Ibrary Series) by Gregory T. Haugan