Mark Spearman, CEO of Factory Physics Inc. was awarded the prestigious PPI Technical Achievement Award on December 3rd, 2014.

Spearman was recognized for his many contributions to the field of Operations Management theory, including development of new theory, codification of existing theory, teaching, research and writing.

The annual award includes an unrestricted grant to support additional research in the recipient’s field.

Mark L. Spearman, PhD, is the founder, president, and CEO of Factory Physics, Inc. and coauthor of the textbook Factory Physics®.


About PPI

The Project Production Institute (PPI) addresses the root cause of major capital project cost and schedule overruns through research and dissemination of Project Production Management (PPM) and its foundation of Operations Science.

With members representing recognized global leaders in capital project delivery, operations, production and supply chain management, PPI brings together industry professionals and academics working to modernize construction and radically improve capital project outcomes by targeting the development of next practices. In addition, PPI provides access to tools and information to address the current gap in project delivery. By working with academics and leading universities, PPI seeks to define and research next-generation solutions to today’s challenging problems.

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