Journal article

Learning by writing: applying continuous improvement and innovation principles to project management by formal documentation and publication

Garry Griffith, R Clark, T Madzivhandila, C Mulholland, N Nengovhela, J Timms

Australasian Agribusiness Perspectives | Melbourne School of Land and Environment | Published : 2012

Abstract

In recent years we have been involved in designing, implementing, monitoring and assessing a number of agricultural RD&E projects that have had a specific outcome focus on increasing the profitability of the participating businesses. These projects are based on ongoing research and development of the Sustainable Improvement and Innovation (SI&I) model which has Continuous Improvement and Innovation (CI&I) as its key process. A number of issues and dilemmas have arisen in managing these projects. One solution has been to write down in a formal way, at frequent intervals, what we have designed, what we have done, what we have achieved, and consequently what we need to do better. In this pap..

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