Chapter 12Putting It All Together

All of the planning, scheduling, analysis, technical design, estimation, purchasing, and fabrication phases come to a head about the time a production project is ready for installation into the assigned venue. There is a significant shift in energy for the technical manager as well, for the amount of hands-on contact with the project is increased, decision making comes at a more rapid pace, and the end goal of a successful opening is ever more looming. The better the advance work of this time period, the smoother this concentrated burst of productivity for all involved. The effective technical manager truly shines by maintaining a level of calm and an infectious positive attitude. All the more critical is the ...

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