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Project Planning and Scheduling by Gregory T. Haugan

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Foreword

One of the most significant contributions to general management theory and practice has been the development of the field of project management that evolved from the work in the 1960s by the Department of Defense (DOD) and the aerospace and construction industries. Although the father of scheduling is acknowledged to be Henry Gantt, from his work prior to World War II, many additional tools and techniques to assist project managers are of more recent vintage. Primary among these are the network planning algorithms known as PERT, CPM, and PDM, and the subsequent project management software that significantly improved the ability to develop ...

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