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Title Statement: PM constraint theory--a new category of constraints to ensure positive outcomes [electronic resource] / Kenneth
Main Author: Kozy, Kenneth.
Journal Citation: PMI Global Congress 2010--Asia Pacific. Proceedings, TRN02.PDF.
Publisher: Project Management Institute
Place: Newtown Square, Pa.
Publication Date: 2010
Material Type: Conference paper
Abstract: In the wake of the current downturn, organizations worldwide have been exercising extreme caution when making decisions about investing in new initiatives. This paper examines a new category of project constraints--known as constraints to ensure positive outcomes (C-TEPO)--that provides a set of rules for enhancing project performance and outlines a process for using C-TEPO to manage project constraints. In doing so, it lists an example of C-TEPO and identifies the PMBOK Guide's definitions of constraint, risk, and assumptions, noting the process of determining the probability of risk and the certainty of a constraint. It defines the concept of project management constraint theory and summarizes the benefits of using C-TEPO; it overviews the author's concept of constraints to avoid negative outcomes (C-TANO), a concept that was originally outlined in a previously published paper that the author presented at both the PMI Global Congress 2007--North America and the PMI Global Congress 2008--Asia Pacific. It then describes C-TEPO's tools and methodology for managing project constraints and discusses the process of applying C-TEPO. It notes how C-TEPO can help project managers successfully deliver an expected outcome.
Subjects: Theory of constraints (Management)|Constraint.|Project management--Methodology.
Corporate Names: Project Management Institute.
Conference Names: PMI Global Congress--Asia Pacific (2010 : Melbourne, Australia)
Physical Description: Electronic data (1 PDF file : 112 kb).|9 p. : ill. (some col.).
Notes: Title from opening screen.|Conference paper: PMI Global Congress 2010--Asia Pacific. Proceedings, TRN02.PDF.|Adobe Acrobat Reader v. 5 required.|Includes bibliographical references.