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ERIC Number: ED020624
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 16
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Reference Count: 0
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DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SCHOOL BUILDINGS. PROCEEDINGS, ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS OF THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, ANNUAL MEETING AND EDUCATIONAL EXHIBIT, (50TH SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, OCTOBER 71-22, 1964).
LIEBESKIND, MORRIS
PROBLEMS IN THE SCHEDULING AND COMPLETION OF SCHOOL BUILDING DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS ARE DISCUSSED WITH REFERENCE TO THE CRITICAL PATH METHOD OF PROGRAMING. THE DISCUSSION GIVES A BROAD OVERVIEW OF THE METHOD WITH DETAILED SUGGESTIONS FOR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS. SPECIFIC SUBJECT AREAS INCLUDE--(1) CPM, A NEW MANAGEMENT TOOL, (2) CPM DEFINED, (3) THE BAR DIAGRAM--ITS DISADVANTAGES, (4) METHODS OF USING CPM IN CONSTRUCTION, (5) CPM SPECIFICATION REQUIREMENTS, AND (6) BENEFITS AND ADVANTAGES OF CPM TO SCHOOL BUSINESS OFFICIALS. THE PROBLEMS AND PRACTICES OF USING COMPUTER PROGRAMING WITH CPM ARE DISCUSSED, INCLUDING THE DETAILS OF PROGRESS COMPUTER RUNS. EXAMPLES ARE DRAWN FROM THE APPLICATION OF CPM BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF NEW YORK, AND A SPECIFIC JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL IN THE BRONX. SOME REFERENCES ARE INCLUDED FOR FURTHER BACKGROUND READING IN CPM. THE ENTIRE PROCEEDINGS OF THIS MEETING ARE AVAILABLE FROM CHARLES W. FOSTER, OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY, 2424 WEST LAWRENCE AVENUE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60624 FOR $5.00. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: Association of School Business Officials, Chicago, IL.
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