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Alternative Approaches for Project Definition: An Application of Soft Systems Methodology

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2015-08
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Large projects such as the transition of operations from one area of an open pit mine to a new area will involve the execution of a number of sub-projects. Existing systems at Teck Coal tend to emphasize the description and control of activities. The Soft Systems Methodology (SSM) is a process that can be applied to situations where resolution or improvement is required. The results of applying SSM to a specific sub project indicate that it might successfully be applied more broadly and complement current practises at Teck Resources Ltd.
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EMBA Project - Simon Fraser University
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