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Get it Done On Time! A Critical Chain Project Management/Theory of Constraints Novel by Eric Bergland

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© Eric Bergland 2016
Eric BerglandGet it Done On Time!10.1007/978-1-4842-1860-0_7

7. Using Ambitious Targets to Handle Past Issues

Eric Bergland
(1)
Redwood City, California, USA
 
Tim sits quietly as Micky the interim CEO spends three hours talking over the Griffin project post-mortem and ripping into the poor results and anyone he felt was responsible. Rushed release, faulty code [crt 20], frustrated and lost customers [crt 27], and below expectation revenues [crt 26] were his key criticisms. The Griffin project manager looked sheet white, ready for a firing squad and his impending demotion.
Micky zeroed in on Gary, the engineering manager. “You need to fix this! We cannot afford these types of mistakes and hope to survive. I want a report next week ...

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