Learn more about the fundamental concepts and principles underpinning Project Production Management through the following recommended reading.
Fundamental Operations and Production Management
The following provide a fundamental introduction to the concepts, principles and theories of operations / production management.
Robert H. Hayes, Steven C. Wheelwright, Kim B. Clark 1988
Edward S. Pound, Jeffrey H. Bell, Mark L. Spearman 2014
Adedeji B. Badiru, Olufemi A. Omitaomu 2010
John D. C. Little, Sloan School of Management MIT 2012
Historical Aspects of Operations and Production Management
These titles provide a comprehensive history of modern day production management development and thinking.
Shigeo Shingo, Translated by Andrew P. Dillon 1989
Frederick Winslow Taylor 2004
The Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production – Toyota's Secret Weapon in the Global Car Wars That Is Now Revolutionizing World Industry
James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones, Daniel Roos 2007
Product Development / Engineering
Steven C. Wheelwright, Kim B. Clark 1992
Project Management (Foundational)
It is important to understand the core elements upon which field of project management has been developed. The following reading will provide this history.
D.G. Malcom, J.H. Roseboom, C.E. Clark and W. Fazar 1959
George Bernard Dantzig 1956
Yasuhiro Monden, Michiharu Sakura 1990