The Role of Natural Resources in the Modern World

4 days 20 hours ago

The natural resource potential of the world and of a single country has a significant impact on the economy. For example, vast land areas, access to two non-freezing oceans (this is important for the development of foreign trade), a favorable climate, fertile soils, and large reserves of various mineral resources in many ways ensured the transformation of the United States into one of the

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CPM Logic Requires Thinking & Understanding

6 days 17 hours ago

Far too many people involved with CPM scheduling at any point in the process really do not understand what CPM logic is telling us and because of this misunderstanding make many logic construction mistakes and misinforms the schedule users and reviewers. Essentially making useless hard to follow schedules. The CPM creator, the CPM reviewer, and the CPM user fail the make proper use of CPM

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Road Trippin’ Organizational Change: The Beginning

2 weeks 5 days ago

Most organizational change efforts do not succeed.  They fail to achieve the desired results.  They are disruptive and sometimes leave the company worse-off.  

An oft-cited statistic is that 70% of organizational change efforts fail.  This metric is attributed to Hammer and Champy’s 1993 classic, 

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Case Study: Jabel Ali Refinery Major Shutdown

4 weeks 22 hours ago

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/case-study-jabel-ali-refinery-shutdown-2016-mujahid-ali-akhtar/

Hi, I wrote a case study for a major Shutdown in the past and would like to share in this group for feedback as well as for your information who are in the shutdown/turnaround business

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The Daily Stand-Up Meeting: Best Practices

6 weeks 6 days ago

Lean and Agile organizations have harnessed the power of the stand-up meeting as a valuable process tool. The stand-up is an efficient and effective way to communicate.  It promotes transparency into the progress of work and highlights issues.  The meeting fosters a collaborative work environment and creates accountability.  

In this article, I share best

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On Constrains

7 weeks 11 hours ago

You can not play football without using your feet. You can not play volleyball without using your hands. You can not take part in the Tour de France without a bicycle.

Constraints are meaningful to a certain level, a little bit more and the plan is not a plan anymore. Its a checklist with a date attached to each item.

Too many activities marked “As late as possible”: the

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Study Habits For Success: Tips For Student

7 weeks 4 days ago

In today's competitive era unplanned efforts swell up the complexity which intensifies the burden on students causing undue pressure. The solution is Study-Smart rather than Study-Hard. A successful life is no luck; it starts with honesty and depends on good habits. If followed properly these tips no wonder will upsurge the mind’s efficiency resulting in the remarkable outcomes.

Here are

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Kanban 101: Improving How We Work

14 weeks 5 days ago

Kanbanis a versatile and powerful tool to help you manage your work. It can be used to track personal projects, complex operations and large programs; for example, it can be used to:

  • Efficiently manage the flow of inventory in a factory,
  • Help students manage their homework and papers,
  • Track the progress of project tasks and activities,
  • Organize
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