Churchill The Agile Project Manager The "Fighter" Supply-Chain
Source: PM World Today
Most people are very familiar with Winston Churchill but may not be familiar with his "Agile" approach to project management and his skills as a PM in the summer of 1940. With an invasion imminent Part 17 looked at how Beaverbrook immediately impacted the Ministry of Aircraft Production (MAP) by securing raw materials, labor, and building public good will. This paper looks at how Beaverbrook focused on the problems of fighter production and took an unconventional approach that brought in ideas and best practices from other industries.