TITLE

L'Histoire de Grandeur et de la Décadence de la Méthode PERT

AUTHOR(S)
Vazsonyi, Andrew
PUB. DATE
April 1970
SOURCE
Management Science;Apr1970, Vol. 16 Issue 8, pB-449
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on means of measuring and controlling development progress in the United States. First, the author discusses the terms PERT (Program Evaluation and Research Task) CPM (Critical Path Analysis). The author references a related document written by Andrew Vassonyi as well as the document "The Image: A Guide to Pseudo-Events in America," by Daniel J. Boorstin. Boorstin's book focuses on the practice of self-deception. The author also references one of the first articles explaining the PERT network analysis technique. The article, written by Messrs, Fazar, Roseboom, Malcolm, and Clark, was published in the October 1959 issue of the periodical "Operations Research." The aforementioned article focuses on methods of evaluating research and development projects.
ACCESSION #
7111513

 

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