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Effective Work Breakdown Structures by Gregory T. Haugan

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CHAPTER 5

WBS Examples and Descriptions

This chapter presents and analyzes examples of different types of work breakdown structures (WBSs) that are analyzed to illustrate how the principles presented in this book apply universally. They complement the examples presented in earlier chapters for relatively simple projects.

The examples include the following five projects:

1. Implementation of a new management philosophy

2. Cross-cultural and cross-border challenge resolution

3. Book writing project

4. Dinner party project

5. Museum project (project definition phase).

EXAMPLE 1—WBS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW ORGANIZATION-WIDE MANAGEMENT PHILOSOPHY ...

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