The Emergence of Project Management

Distinctive factors that stand out in the emergence of project management, include:

• Demonstration of effectiveness through such noteworthy initiatives as the Manhattan Project and the Polaris Submarine Project.

• Development of specialized techniques for scheduling project activities such as PERT, CPM, and cost-schedule control systems.

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Request for Proposals (RFPs), Proposals, and Contracts in Project Management

Project management involves many practices for creating proposals and requirements. This chapter discusses how common procurement methods can result in project difficulties or even complete failure. It shows how inadequate Request for Proposals (RFPs) and Statements of Work (SOWs) make it difficult to employ modern iterative development methodologies such as the RUP.

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Executive and Organs of State in Civil, Political and Human Rights

Executive and Organs of State in Civil, Political and Human Rights. Article 9 binds all organs of state as well as their officials to observe the Bill of Rights. The executive, which normally refers to those political appointees who collectively head the government, whether it is at the federal or regional level, is also bound to respect and enforce the Bill of Rights (art.13).

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