Chapter 6

Managing People, Product, and Process (P3) implementation

Abstract

The chapter first examines the People, Product, Process (P3) approach, which is a streamlined, integrated, concurrent approach to designing products and their related processes. Implementing this team-based approach required a paradigm shift from traditional operations, calling for policy definition, resources, training, and team formation. The advantages of the team-based approach examined in this chapter are many, including increased productivity and customer satisfaction. Next, a detailed trade study example is presented, examining relational database management systems (RDBMS) in order to make the best selection. The discussion covers the background and purpose of the ...

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