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Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams

By H. James Harrington, William S. Ruggles

© 2018 – Productivity Press

150 pages | 30 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781466572553
pub: 2018-02-01
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Description

Project Management for Performance Improvement Teams (or, PM4PITs, for short) provides practical guidance based on innovative concepts for project teams – especially performance improvement teams (PITs) – and their Project Managers. It shows how to successfully complete a project using a scalable, iterative framework based on an innovative foundation fusing elements of both Project Management and Continuous Improvement to create a "Lean Project Management" model.

Table of Contents

  • Preface         
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Authors
  • Introduction           
  • The Traditional Frameworks for Project Management and Continuous Improvement
  • A Contemporary Framework for Applying Project Management to Continuous Improvement
  • Project Change Management    
  • Project Technology Management        
  • Stage #1:  Align the Project        
  • Stage #2:  Plan the Project         
  • Stage #3:  Execute the Project Work   
  • Stage #4:  Check/Act-On the Latest Performance Data
  • Stage #5:  Confirm the Results (Iterate?)       
  • Sustaining the Gains and Realizing the Benefits       
  • Connecting with the Organization’s PMO     
  • Epilogue       
  • Glossary of Terms 
  • Index  

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS053000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Quality Control
TEC009060
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Engineering