Normal view MARC view

Time and information problems in overlapping development activities

Author: Terwiesch, Christian INSEAD Area: Technology and Operations ManagementPublisher: Fontainebleau : INSEAD, 1997.Language: EnglishDescription: 134 p. : Graphs ; 31 cm.Type of document: INSEAD ThesisThesis Note: For the degree of Ph.D. in management, INSEAD, June 1997Bibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical referencesAbstract: Despite its substantial popularity, a number of recent empirical studies have made apparent that overlapping product and process design should not be seen as a panacea and is not applicable for all development projects (Eisenhardt and Tabrizi 1995, Cordero 1991). Further, increasing time pressure in many industries creates a growing need for a further compression of development processes. The lack of applicability of overlapping development activities to some types of projects together with the increasing need for further compression encouraged us to take a "second look" at the topic and provide the practical motivation of this dissertation. The focus of our research could no longer be whether or not to use overlap, but how to manage overlapping activities and when to use how much of it List(s) this item appears in: Ph.D. Thesis
Tags: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
INSEAD Thesis Asia Campus
Archives
Print INSEAD TER 1997
(Browse shelf)
900050059
Available 900050059
INSEAD Thesis Europe Campus
INSEAD Publications Display
Print INSEAD TER 1997
(Browse shelf)
000316624
Available 000316624
Total holds: 0

For the degree of Ph.D. in management, INSEAD, June 1997

Includes bibliographical references

Despite its substantial popularity, a number of recent empirical studies have made apparent that overlapping product and process design should not be seen as a panacea and is not applicable for all development projects (Eisenhardt and Tabrizi 1995, Cordero 1991). Further, increasing time pressure in many industries creates a growing need for a further compression of development processes. The lack of applicability of overlapping development activities to some types of projects together with the increasing need for further compression encouraged us to take a "second look" at the topic and provide the practical motivation of this dissertation. The focus of our research could no longer be whether or not to use overlap, but how to manage overlapping activities and when to use how much of it

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
Koha 18.11 - INSEAD Catalogue
Home | Contact Us | What's Koha?