Homer, Jack with John Sterman, Brain Greenwood, Markku Perkola, "Delivery Time Reduction in Pulp and Paper Mill Construction Projects: A Dynamic Analysis of Alternative.", 1993

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A system dynamics model was develop for a company looking to reduce delivery times in projects involving the engineering, procurement and construction of complex equipment systems for pulp and paper mills. The model has some original features, particularly its portrayal of a critical path determined the ‘gates’ connecting sequential activities, which should be of general interest to project modelers. The model has helped the company identify practical ways to reduce delivery times by at least 30% and do so without driving up costs.

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