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Project Portfolio Management: A Practical Guide to Selecting Projects, Managing Portfolios, and Maximizing Benefits by Max Wideman, Harvey A. Levine

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SECTION EIGHT
Applications
PPM for Theory of Constraint Advocates
 
 
 
 
In this section, we offer a little bonus. In Chapter 8.1 on the application of theory of constraints (TOC) to project portfolio management, Larry Leach includes an overview of TOC and critical chain project management (CCPM) as he advocates these practices as an alternative to conventional project management approaches.
In the project management community, there is a significant and growing cadre of advocates of theory of constraints and critical chain project management, which are philosophies and methodologies developed by Eliyahu M. Goldratt. The followers of TOC and CCPM have approached near cult status, often summarily rejecting conventional project management practices ...

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