The Use of a GERT Based Method to Model Concurrent Product Development Processes

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dc.contributor.author Nelson, RG en
dc.contributor.author Azaron, A en
dc.contributor.author Arefkashfi, Seyedsamin en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-01-11T22:44:04Z en
dc.date.available 2015-09-21 en
dc.date.issued 2016-04-16 en
dc.identifier.citation European Journal of Operational Research 250(2):566-578 16 Apr 2016 en
dc.identifier.issn 0377-2217 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31564 en
dc.description.abstract This paper proposes a time-computing model using the Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique (GERT) to analyse concurrent New Product Development (NPD) processes. The research presented here differs from previous work carried out on concurrent engineering. First, we conceptualise a concurrent NPD process using the GERT scheduling technique and derive a method of modelling the information and communication complexities within the process. Second, we extend previous research carried out on concurrent engineering and incorporate it within our model. Finally, we present an alternative method of analysing concurrent NPD process for both researchers and project managers alike. The GERT model developed in this paper was successfully employed at two NPD firms located in Ireland and Iran. en
dc.publisher Elsevier BV en
dc.relation.ispartofseries European Journal of Operational Research en
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dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ en
dc.subject Project management en
dc.subject New Product Development (NPD) process en
dc.subject Graphical Evaluation and Review Technique (GERT) en
dc.title The Use of a GERT Based Method to Model Concurrent Product Development Processes en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.ejor.2015.09.040 en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 566 en
pubs.volume 250 en
dc.description.version AM - Accepted Manuscript en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Elsevier en
pubs.end-page 578 en
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pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 498260 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2015-09-23 en


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