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This text provides informative, short introductions to the core concepts of Operations Management. This text contains more than 50 concept entries and is fully cross-referenced.An outstanding reference for Operations Management students at all levels. 

Project Planning
Project planning
Projects as a Process Choice

Projects, as processes, are suitable for operations characterised by a low volume and high variety. For example, the construction industry uses project processes to build houses. Although a project may involve building several houses, each house will be slightly different, with different locations, different foundations, and, potentially, different finishing options. Another example is the delivery of consultancy projects. Although a firm may specialise in a certain areas (e.g. tax accounting), the delivery of that service to a ...

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