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How management practices can affect project outcomes : an exploration of the PPS database

Author: Christopher W Myers; Mark R Devey; Synthetic Fuels Corporation (U.S.); Rand Corporation.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1984.
Series: Rand note, N-2196-SFC.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Note documents the results of a study that evaluates data characterizing certain aspects of the management of process plant developments contained in RAND's Pioneer Plants Study (PPS) database. Various management approaches and attributes are analyzed as they relate to project cost, schedule, and performance. The analysis is exploratory, relying on a limited amount of management data. The results suggest that  Read more...
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Myers, Christopher W., 1954-
How management practices can affect project outcomes.
Santa Monica, CA : Rand, 1984
(OCoLC)621593679
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher W Myers; Mark R Devey; Synthetic Fuels Corporation (U.S.); Rand Corporation.
OCLC Number: 11347255
Notes: "August 1984."
Description: ix, 34 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Rand note, N-2196-SFC.
Responsibility: Christopher W. Myers with Mark R. Devey ; prepared for the U.S. Synthetic Fuels Corporation.

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"This Note documents the results of a study that evaluates data characterizing certain aspects of the management of process plant developments contained in RAND's Pioneer Plants Study (PPS) database. Various management approaches and attributes are analyzed as they relate to project cost, schedule, and performance. The analysis is exploratory, relying on a limited amount of management data. The results suggest that statistical analysis can serve as a useful supplemental tool in research on project management."--Rand abstracts.

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