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Detailed Planning with a Reliable Scope of Work and a Complete Job Package

Abstract

This chapter looks at detailed planning with a reliable scope of work so that a complete job package or job plan can be developed based upon the scope of work. When there is sufficient planning capacity, “all jobs that can benefit” should be planned. Planners should avoid getting involved with emergency work; nonetheless, they should know the percentage of man-hours normally required for emergency work. With repetitive jobs the planner can invest more time because the details of planning these jobs will have a positive impact in reducing planning time in the future. The planner can also use the “building block of time” approach where previously planned work is ...

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