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The Selection of Project in Rapid Environment’s Industry Using Zero Based Budget
Diversity, Technology, and Innovation for Operational Competitiveness: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Technology Innovation and Industrial Management (2013)
  • Supachart iamratanakul, Kasetsart University
Abstract

Purpose: The strategic selection of projects deals with the determination of a strategic fit and prioritization. The impact of the project selection process obviously shows on the future profits and growth of an organization. Since the organization is much relied on that growth, this study is initiated to present the case study that the projects can set the plan to prioritize and allocate the resource of an organization.

Design/methodology/approach: The budgeting method i.e. “the Zero Based Budget (ZBB)” can be a tool to prioritize projects and allocate those scare resources to the project at the top list. Findings: The article shows the case study of a company from a rapid environment’s industry that needs fast development in their projects. The case provide lesson learn that a technology company should practice the six steps process to maximize their project contributions and deliver results using all available resources.

Originality/value: The article shows the key to success for practicing good prioritization for project management at high technology companies. The practical guidelines of Zero Based Budget (ZBB) are also useful for selecting projects.

Keywords
  • Project selection; strategic fit; prioritization; project management; Zero Based Budget (ZBB)
Publication Date
Summer May 29, 2013
Citation Information
Supachart iamratanakul. "The Selection of Project in Rapid Environment’s Industry Using Zero Based Budget" Diversity, Technology, and Innovation for Operational Competitiveness: Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Technology Innovation and Industrial Management (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/supachart_iamratanakul/4/