THE INFLUENCE ANALYSIS OF OPENING PROJECTS ON PROJECT PERFORMANCE

Miao-Ling Wang, Jia-Ru Li, Sheng-Hung Chang

Abstract

Critical chain project management (CCPM), proposed by Goldratt (1997), has been proved to be very prominent in overcoming the weaknesses of human nature in order to achieve a more effective project management. Goldratt suggested that, in order to reduce the impact of bad multi-tasking on project delivery in the multi-project environment, the density of open projects (BN Closeness) should be reduced at least to 75% and below the generally recognized load (Goldratt, 2006). On the other hand, to get better use of resources in practice, the resource loading assignment tends to higher and evener. The above two viewpoints are all considerably related to the use and allocation of project resources. However, both perspectives have no support of actual data. In this study, we employ the @Risk for project simulation software for evaluation and verification of the appropriate density of open projects. The research findings suggest, in general, the density of open projects should be in the range of 75%~100% of the load in multi-project environments of different risks.

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Wang M., Li J. and Chang S. (2011). THE INFLUENCE ANALYSIS OF OPENING PROJECTS ON PROJECT PERFORMANCE . In Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8425-78-2, pages 401-404. DOI: 10.5220/0003570504010404


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech11,
author={Miao-Ling Wang and Jia-Ru Li and Sheng-Hung Chang},
title={THE INFLUENCE ANALYSIS OF OPENING PROJECTS ON PROJECT PERFORMANCE},
booktitle={Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2011},
pages={401-404},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003570504010404},
isbn={978-989-8425-78-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of 1st International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - THE INFLUENCE ANALYSIS OF OPENING PROJECTS ON PROJECT PERFORMANCE
SN - 978-989-8425-78-2
AU - Wang M.
AU - Li J.
AU - Chang S.
PY - 2011
SP - 401
EP - 404
DO - 10.5220/0003570504010404