KPM the new Japanese Project Management

To overcome the issue, the new context symbolized by KPM (Kaikaku Project Management) has been launched, and its thinking and methodology are being applied. Most papers are written in either the contemporary or the new context or both, because they belong more or less to Kaikaku-type project management, which is further segmented to include areas of Kakusin (innovation), Kaihatsu (development), and Kaizen (improvement) solutions. KPM depicts the new knowledge framework improved from P2M by...

Three Generations of Project Management

We have already indicated that there are several definitions of project management. The transition in the definition of project management is explained by several researchers (Ohara, 2002 Shibao, 2003). According to their explanations of this transition, there are three generations of project management. The first generation of project management was from the 1940s to 1960s, and a typical example of such project management was a large-scale project management such as the Manhattan Project and...