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Making the case for change : using effective business cases to minimize project and innovation failures

Author: Christopher F Voehl; H J Harrington; Frank Voehl
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
Series: Little big book series (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Business cases can be useful in relating various value propositions to the success of the organization. In developing business cases, value propositions are aligned with the organization's prioritization criteria and consolidated with the current initiatives. This book explains how to conduct a cost/benefit analysis and how to analyze risk and return of value propositions. It describes how to map value propositions  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher F Voehl; H J Harrington; Frank Voehl
ISBN: 9781466580510 1466580518
OCLC Number: 883391400
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxv, 229 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Front Cover; Contents; About this Book; Acknowledgment; About the Authors; Prologue; Chapter 1: Getting Started with the Business Case-Activity 1: Set the Proposal Context and Stimulus; Chapter 2: Activity 2: Define the Sponsor's Role and Test Alignment to Organizational Objectives; Chapter 3: Activity 3: Prepare the BCD Team's Charter and Output; Chapter 4: Activity 4: Patents and Other Intellectual Property Considerations; Chapter 5: Activity 5: Collecting Relevant Information/Data; Chapter 6: Activity 6: Projected Improvement Analysis Chapter 7: Activity 7: Developing Proposed Project Recommendations, Estimates of Resources, and Return on Investment (ROI)Chapter 8: Activity 8: Presenting the Business Case to the Executive Committee; Appendix A; Appendix B; Appendix C; Appendix D; Back Cover
Series Title: Little big book series (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Responsibility: Christopher F. Voehl, H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl.
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"Business cases can be useful in relating various value propositions to the success of the organization. In developing business cases, value propositions are aligned with the organization's prioritization criteria and consolidated with the current initiatives. This book explains how to conduct a cost/benefit analysis and how to analyze risk and return of value propositions. It describes how to map value propositions against improvement matrices as well as how to prioritize value propositions. It also discusses how to review and approve initial business cases"--

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