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Objective setting

Objective setting

All processes relating to the selection and definition of project objectives. The main process in objective setting is the definition of objective.

Objectives of Kanban

Objectives of Kanban

  • Improvement of productivity and quality
  • Maximise production flexibility
  • Prevention of waste
  • Elimination of defects

Object-oriented

Object-oriented

An object-oriented work breakdown structure defines the structure of the project result and the product. (See process-oriented)

Organisation

Organisation

The structures and processes in a project and their adaption to reflect the project's progress and are incorporated in the base organisation. (See project organisation)

Organisational chart

Organisational chart

The management structure in an organisation or project, generally displayed graphically as a tree chart. A direct link between two positions means that one of the people reports to the other person (bottom up) or has the right to issue instructions to the other person (top down).

Organisational planning

Organisational planning

The development of a project organisation and processes.

Organisational structure

Organisational structure

All binding rules relating to responsibilities, supervisory authority and reporting obligations which are generally shown in an organisational chart.

Overhead costs

Overhead costs

Costs that cannot be directly allocated to a cost unit which are proportionately distributed over all cost units or cost centres.

Overlap

Overlap

Occasional concurrent implementation of two or more activities in a project phase, e.g. as a result of antedating an activity. Overlap can be an effective method of shortening the project lifecycle. Overlapping different work packages can make managing individual processes more difficult.

Own contribution

Own contribution

The project sponsor's contribution of his own resources for the implementation of work packages, for instance.