Product and Project Management

Topic Leader: Dr. Cecilia Martinez
Affiliation: Clarkson University
E-mail:
cmartinez@clarkson.edu 

Topic Leader: Dr. Gary Chen
Affiliation:
Northern Illinois University
E-mail:
garychen@niu.edu 

Industrial Engineer

  • Muther, Richard and Gerald Nadler (July 2011). 100 years of project planning, Industrial Engineer, 43(7), 40-44.
  • Carrison, Dan (October 2010). Learning Risk Management from Engineers, Industrial Engineer,  42(10), 42-46.
  • Furst, Peter (February 2010). Planning is the Architect, Industrial Engineer, 42(2), 44-49.
  • Rosen, Jason (January 2010). Product lifecycle management and you,  Industrial Engineer,  42(1), 45-49.
  • Nasr, Nabil (April 2009). Product development metrics, Industrial Engineer, 24

Industrial Management

  • Magsalay, Leslie O. (March/April  2012).  Making the product development process work.  Industrial Management, 54(2), 21-26.
  • Miller, Lee N. (November/December 2011). Debugging dysfunctional development. Industrial Management,  53(60), 10-15.

IERC Conference Proceedings

Topic: Product Development

  • Martinez Leon, C., Farris, J., Letens, G. “Improving Product Development Through Front-Loading and Enhanced Iteration Management” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Suss, S., Hisarciklilar, O., Thomson, V., “Management Methods for Reducing Span Time during New Product Development”, IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Medina, L.A., Wysk, R., Kremer, G.E, “A Review of Success Factors in NPD: Medical Device Domain” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011. 
  • Medina, L.A., Kremer, G.E, Wysk, R. “Model-Based Framework for NPD in a Highly Regulated Environment” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Kusiak, A., Engler, J., “A New Theory of Innovation,” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009.  
  • Alwerfalli , D., Schaaf, J., Ali, A.,  “An Overview of Value Engineering in Product Development and Design,”   IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010. 
  • Beauregard, Y., Bhuiyan, N., Thomson, V., “Engineering task management policies influence on product development performance” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010.
  • Martinez Leon, C., Farris, J., Hernandez, A., “Criticality in New Product Development Processes” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010.
  • Garzon, J.  Ramakrishnan, S., Finch, R.  “Designing and Optimizing the Test Operations During New Product Introduction of High-end Servers” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009.
  • Avag, Z., Samanlioglu, F.,  “Concept Selection in a NPD Environment through AHP and ANP: A Comparative Study”, IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009.

Topic: Project and Program Management

  • Kennedy, D., Houston, M., Papworth, L., “Flogging the Innocent – Project Managers Can Make a Difference” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Csoma, A., Thal, A.E., “Incorporating the Technology Transition Manager in Project Management” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Bohn, A., Lynch-Caris, T.,  “Increasing Project Management Skills Using Role-Playing Simulations” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Colemann, Garry, Owen, R., Mann, P., “Program Management in an Accelerated Program: Joint MRAP Vehicle Program,” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010.
  • Kennedy, D., Sherwood J., Droste, A., “Testing the Validity of Project Schedule Assumptions,” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010.
  • Thal, A.E., Mayer, G., Weir, J., “Strategic R&D Project Selection Using Decision Analysis,”  IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Cancun, Mexico, June, 2010.
  • Kennedy, D., “Going Against Traditional Wisdom: Running Projects in a Functional Structure” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009. 
  • Mazur, L., Chen, G., “Implementation of Departmental Flow Analysis for Project Task Coordination” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009. 
  • Degirmenci, G.,  Azizoglu , M., “The Time/Cost Curve Problem in Project Management”, IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009.

Topic: Project Planning 

  • Waker, R.A., Neto, M.N. “Improving Knowledge Flow in an Organization Using a SNA Tool” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Resnick, M., “Models of Team Management for Global and Virtual Teams” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Liu, W-H,  Farris, J., “A Meta-Analysis of Key Factors of Project Team Performance” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.

Topic: Portfolio Management 

  • Lin, C-Y., Okudan, G., “State-Dependent Behavioral Models for Designing a Multiple-Generation Product Line” (456) IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  •  Nepal, B., Yadav, O.P., Johnson, M., “Customer Satisfaction Attributes Prioritization Considering the Correlation Between the Attributes and Factors” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Gandomi, A., Zolfaghari S., “Profitability of Loyalty Programs in the Presence of Uncertainty in Customers’ Valuations”, IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Reno, May, 2011.
  • Turan, F., Scala, N., Needy, K., Besterfield-Sacre, M., “An Analytic Network Process (ANP) Approach to the Project Portfolio Management for Organizational Sustainability” IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Miami, May, 2009. 

Books

  • Julian, Jerry (2010). Facilitating Project Performance Improvement: A Practical Guide to Multi-Level Learning. New York, NY: ANACOM.
  • Clark, K., & Fujimoto, T., (1991) Product Development Performance: Strategy, Organization and Management in the World Auto Industry, Harvard Business Press

Journal Articles

Topic: Project Management

  • Kusiak, A., & Park, K., (1990). Concurrent engineering: decomposition and scheduling of design activities, International Journal of Production Research, 28(10),1883-1900.
  • Kusiak, A., & Wang, J., (1993). Efficient organizing of design activities, International Journal of Production Research, 31(4),753-769.
  • Eppinger, S.D. Whitney, D.E., Smith, R.P., & Gebala, D.A., (1994). A model-based Method for Organizing Tasks in Product Development, Research in Engineering Design, 6(1),1-13.
  • Krishnan, V., (1996). Managing the Simultaneous Execution of Coupled Phases in Concurrent Product Development, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 43(2), 210-217.
  • Cho, J. G., Yum, B.J., (1997). An uncertainty importance measure of activities in PERT networks, International Journal of Production Research, 35(10), 2737-2757.
  • Smith, R. P., & Eppinger, S.D., (1998). Deciding between Sequential and Concurrent Tasks in Engineering Design, Concurrent Engineering, Research and Applications, 6(1), 15-25.
  • Ahmadi, R., & Wang, R. H. , (1999). Managing Development Risk in Product Design Processes, Operations Research, 47(2), 235-246.
  • Browning, T.R., (1999). Sources of Schedule Risk in Complex System Development, Systems Engineering, 3,129-142.
  • Joglekar, N.R. Yassine, A.A., Eppinger, S.D., & Whitney, D.E., (2001). Performance of Coupled Product Development Activities with a Deadline, Management Science, 47(12), 1605-1620.
  • Denker, S., Steward, D.V., Browning, T.R., (2001). Planning Concurrency and Managing Iteration in Projects, Project Management Journal, 32(3),31-38.
  • Chen, S.J., Lin, L., (2002). A project task coordination model for team organization in concurrent engineering, Concurrent Engineering-Research and Applications, 10(3),187-202.
  • Browning, T.R., & Eppinger, S.D., (2002). Modeling impacts of process architecture on cost and schedule risk in product development, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 49(4), 428-442.
  • DeMeyer, A., Loch, C.H., & Pich, M.T., (2002). Managing project uncertainty: From variation to chaos, MIT Sloan Management Review, 43(2),60-67.
  • Chen, C.-H., Ling, S-F., & Chen, W., (2003). Project scheduling for collaborative product development using DSM, International Journal of Project Management, 21,291-299.
  • Chen, S.J.G., (2005). An integrated methodological framework for project task coordination and team organization in concurrent engineering, Concurrent Engineering-Research and Applications, 13(3),185-197.
  • Maheswari, J.U., & Varghese, K., (2005). Project Scheduling using Dependency Structure Matrix, International Journal of Project Management, 23,223-230.
  • Huang, E., Chen, S-J., (2006). Estimation of Project Completion Time and Factors Analysis for Concurrent Engineering Project Management: A Simulation Approach, Concurrent Engineering-Research and Applications, 14(4), 329-341.
  • Zhang, H.P, Qiu, W.H., & Zhang, H.F., (2006). An approach to measuring coupled tasks strength and sequencing of coupled tasks in new product development, Concurrent Engineering-Research and Applications, 14(4),305-311.
  • Maheswari, J.U., Varghese, K., & Sridharan, T., (2006). Application of dependency structure matrix for activity sequencing in concurrent engineering projects, Journal of Construction Engineering and Management -ASCE, 132(5), 482-490.
  • Song, Y.-I., Lee, D.-H., Lee, Y.-G., & Chung, Y.-H., (2007). Managing uncertainty and ambiguity in frontier R&D projects: A Korean case study, Journal of Engineering and Technology Management, 24, 231-250.
  • Salomo, S., Weise, J., Gemünden, (2007). NPD Planning Activities and Innovation Performance: The Mediating Role of Process Management and the Moderating effect of Product Innovativeness, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 24, 285-302.
  • Yahaya, S-Y., & Abu-Bakra, N., (2007). New product development management issues and decision-making approaches, Management Decisions, 45(7), 1123-1142.
  • Browning, T.R., Ramasesh, R.V., (2007). A Survey of Activity Network-Based Process Models for Managing Product Development Projects, Production and Operations Management, 16(2), 217-240.
  • Meier, C., Yassine, A.A., & Browning, T.R., (2007). Design Process Sequencing With Competent Genetic Algorithms, Transactions of the ASME, 129, 566-585.
  • Lin, J., Chai, K.H., Wong, Y.S., (2008). A dynamic model for managing overlapped iterative product development, European Journal of Operational Research, 185(1), 378-392.
  • Pons, D., (2008). Project Management for New Product Development, Project Management Journal, 39(2),82-97.
  • Wang, J., Ling, Y-I, (2009). An overlapping process model to assess schedule risk for new product development, Computers & Industrial Engineering, 57(2),460-474.
  • Luh, D.-B., Ko, Y-T, & Ma, C-H., (2009). A Dynamic Planning Approach for New Product Development, Concurrent Engineering, 17(1), 43-59.
  • Lévárdy, V., & Browning, T.R., (2009). An Adaptive Process Model to Support Product Development Project Management, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 56(4), 600-620.
  • Unger, D.W., & Eppinger, S..D., (2009). Comparing product development processes and managing risk, International Journal of Product Development, 8(4), 382-402.
  • Kwak, Y. H., & Anbari, F.T., (2009). Analyzing project management research: Perspectives from top management journals, International Journal of Project Management, 27(5), 435-446.

Journal Articles

Topic: Product Development 

  • Clark, K.B., Chew, W.B., Fujimoto, T., Meyer, J., & Scherer, F.M., (1987). Product Development in the World Auto Industry, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, (3), 729-781.
  • Hart, S., (1993). Dimensions of Success in New Product Development: an Exploratory Investigation, Journal of Marketing Management, 9(1), 23-41.
  • Kusiak, A. & Wang, J., (1993). Decomposition of the Design Process, Journal of Mechanical Design, 115,687-695.
  • Ritta, S., (1994). Managing Change towards Lean Enterprises, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 14(3), 66-82.
  • Brown, S.L, & Eisenhardt, K.M., (1995). Product Development: Past Research, Present Findings, and Future Directions, The Academy of Management Review, 20(2), 343-378.
  • Crowston, K., (1997). A Coordination Theory Approach to Organizational Process Design, Organization Science, 8(2),157-175.
  • Krishnan, V., Eppinger, S.D., & Whitney, D.E., (1997). A Model-Based Framework to Overlap Product Development Activities, Management Science, 43(4), 437-451.
  • Smith, R. P., & Eppinger, S.D., (1997). Identifying controlling features of engineering design iteration, Management Science, 43(3), 276-293.
  • Smith, R. P., & Eppinger, S.D., (1997). A Predictive Model of Sequential Iteration in Engineering Design, Management Science, 43(8), 1104-1120.
  • Griffin, A., (1997). PDMA Research on New Product Development Practices: Updating Trends and Benchmarking Best Practices, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 14(6),419-458.
  • Hines, P., (1997). The seven value stream mapping tools, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 17(1), 46-64.
  • Yassine, A.A., Chelst, K.R., & Falkenburg, D.R., (1999). A decision analytic framework for evaluating concurrent engineering, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 46(2), 144-157.
  • Yassine, A.A., Falkengurg, D., & Chelst, K., (1999). Engineering design management: an information structure approach, International Journal of Production Research, 37(13), 2957-2975.
  • Roemer, T. A., Ahmadi, R., & Wang, R. H., (2000). Time-Cost Trade-offs in Overlapped Product Development, Operations Research, 48(6), 858-865.
  • Thomke, S., & Fujimoto, T., (2000). The Effect of "Front-Loading" Problem-Solving on Product Development Performance, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 17, 128-142.
  • Ahmadi, R., Roemer, T. A., & Wang, R. H., (2001). Structuring product development processes, European Journal of Operational Research, 130,539-558.
  • Krishnan, V., & Ulrich, K., (2001). Product Development Decisions: A Review of the Literature, Management Science, 47(1), 1-21.
  • Browning, T.R., (2001). Applying the design structure matrix to system decomposition and integration problems: A review and new directions, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 48(3), 292-306.
  • Browning, T.R., Deyst, J.J., Eppinger, S.D., & Whitney, D.E., (2002). Adding Value in Product Development by Creating Information and Reducing Risk, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 49(2), 443-458.
  • Kim, J., & Wilemon, D., (2002). Focusing the fuzzy front–end in new product development, R&D Management, 32(4), 269-279.
  • Browning, T.R., (2003). On Customer Value and Improvement in Product Development Processes, Systems Engineering, 6(1), 49-61.
  • Yassine, A.A., & Braha, D., (2003). Complex Concurrent Engineering and the Design Structure Matrix Method, Concurrent Engineering, 11(3), 165-176.
  • Ford, D.N.., & Sterman, J. D., (2003). The Liar's club: Concealing rework in Concurrent Development, Concurrent Engineering, 11(3), 211-219.
  • Choi, S.H., & Chan, A.M.M., (2004). A virtual prototyping system for rapid product development, Computer-Aided Design, 36(5), 401-412.
  • Barczak, G., Kahn, K. B., & Moss, R., (2006). An Exploratory Investigation of NPD Practices in Nonprofit Organizations, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 23(6), 512-527.
  • Kahn, K. B., Barczak, G., & Moss, R. , (2006). PERSPECTIVE: Establishing an NPD Best Practices Framework, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 23(2),106-116.
  • Browning, T.R., (2006). Key Concepts in Modeling in Product Development Processes, Systems Engineering, 9(2), 104-128.
  • Farris, J.A., Groesbeck, R.L., Van Aken, ,E.M., & Letens, G., (2006). Evaluating the Relative Performance of Engineering Design Projects: A Case Study Using Data Envelopment Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 53(3),471-482.
  • Eppinger, S.D., & Chitkara, A.R., (2006). The New Practice of Global Product Development, MIT Sloan Management Review, 47(4), 22-30.
  • Huang, H-Z., & Gu, Y.-K., (2006). Modeling the Product Development Process as a Dynamic System with Feedback, Concurrent Engineering Research and Applications, 14(4), 283-291.
  • McCarthy, I.P., Tsinopoulos, C., Allen, Peter, & Rose-Anderssen C., (2006). New Product Development as a Complex Adaptive system of Decisions, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 23,437-456.
  • Cooper, R.G., Kleinschmidt, E.J., (2007). Winning Business in Product Development: The Critical Success Factors, Research Technology Management, 50(3), 52-66.
  • Kincade, D. H., Regan, C., & Gibson, F.Y., (2007). Concurrent engineering for product development in mass customization for the apparel industry, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, 27(6), 2007.
  • Rivkin, J.W., & Siggelkow, N., (2007). Patterned Interactions in Complex Systems: Implications for Explorations, Management Science, 53(7),1068-1085.
  • Cooper, R.G., (2008). Perspective: The Stage-Gate ® Idea-to-Launch Process—Update, What's New, and NexGen Systems, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 25(3), 213-232.
  • Verworn, B., Herstatt, C., Nagahira, A., (2008). The fuzzy front end of Japanese new product development projects: impact on success and differences between incremental and radical projects, R&D Management, 38(1), 1-19.
  • Akgüm, A.E., Dayan, M., & Benedetto, A.D., (2008). New product development team intelligence: Antecedents and consequences, Information & Management, 45,221-226.
  • Jun, H-B., & Suh, H-W., (2008). A Modeling Framework for Product Development Considering its Characteristics, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 55(1), 103-119.
  • Kong, L., Bhuiyan, N., & Thomson, V., (2008). Determining the Value of Sequential and Concurrent NPD processes, Concurrent Engineering Research and Applications, 16(3),201-211.
  • Page, A., & Schirr, G.R., (2008). Growth and Development of a Body of Knowledge: 16 Years of New Product Development Research, 1989-2004*, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 25,233-248.
  • Summers, G.J., & Scherpereel, C.M., (2008). Decision Making in product development: are you outside-in or inside-out?, Management Decision, 46(9),1299-1312.
  • Barczak, G., Griffin, A., & Kahn, K. B. , (2009). PERSPECTIVE: Trends and Drivers of Success in NPD Practices: Results of the 2003 PDMA Best Practices Study, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26(1), 3-23.
  • Browning, T.R., (2009). The Many Views of a Process: Toward a Process Architecture Framework for Product Development Processes, Systems Engineering, 12(1), 69-90.
  • Scmidt, J. B., Sarangee, K.R., & Montoya, M.M., (2009). Exploring New Product Development Project Review Practices, Journal of Product Innovation Management, 26,520-535.



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