1998 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Project Management
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A project management environment could mean a radical shift in corporate culture; prepare your team and prepare yourself.
No matter the particular project, certain components and definitions come into play for a successful outcome.
To see the silent pictures Judith of Bethulia (1913) or The Birth of a Nation (1915) is to witness the results of project management by one of the world's first and great project managers, movie director D.W. Griffith. But while Hollywood has been project managing since the beginning of film, it's usually the construction and aerospace industries that are traditionally associated with the discipline, followed more recently by the telecommunication and computer industries. Yet over the last decade, project management — a team-based approach to work — has leapt out of the box and is being recognized and embraced by more and more organizations in a wide spectrum of businesses.