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Multiple Small Project Management.
Study project rept.,
DEFENSE SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT SCHOOL FORT BELVOIR VA
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This report presents a series of actions that the Product Manager may take to lessen this managerial workload. Methods involving the development of specialized task areas within the Product Managers Office are also discussed. The actions specified should reduce the managerial work load and the organizational changes provide increased efficiency that will lead to greater mission accomplishment. It is concluded that an indepth examination of the need, development schedule, budget and acquisition strategy for each project may identify redundant andor unnecessary tasks that can be eliminated from the management problem. Maximum utilization of support from the commodity commands and other services must be assured through communication and agreements. The development of specialists within the Product Managers Office to handle specific and recurring tasks and maximum use of computer aids will increase efficiency and thus productivity. The ideas discussed have application to many ProductProgram Managers faced with similar challenges.
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