Concurrent and sequential networks - implications for project management

  • Smith L
  • Mills J
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Abstract

Timely completion of projects is one of the essential goals of project management. The present authors have developed a probability-based explanation of the lateness phenomenon as it relates to network complexity. Concurrent activities within a network are greater determinants of the delay than are comparable sequential activities. The implications for project management are discussed. © 1986.

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Authors

  • Larry A. Smith

  • Joan Mills

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