Mind Maps for UPSC Public Administration (Network analysis, MIS, PERT, CPM)


Mind Maps for UPSC Public Administration (Network analysis, MIS, PERT, CPM)


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Mind Map Important Topics:

CPM:

Advantages

  • optimum utilization of resources and facilities
  • attention of the timely completion of the whole project
  • Detect potential bottlenecks
  • improves the quality of planning, organising and controlling

Features

  • network of events and activities is presented pictorially
  • Each circle represents an event and each arrow represents an activity
  • An event signifies the beginning of one activity and the end of another activity
  • Events are assigned serial numbers
  • An activity, on the other hand, implies timeconsuming efforts or actions

Limitations

  • limited use and applications
  • unrealistic

PERT:

sophisticated version of the network technique

first developed for use in U.S. defence projects

putting emphasis on time and performance of the work

Advantages

  • systematic planning all down the line
  • advance planning for fitting the relevant parts into an integrated whole
  • fosters all-round co-ordination
  • attention on critical or strategic elements
  • onward-looking control

Limitations

  • emphasis on time only and ignores costs
  • not worthwhile for adoption in routine planning
  • expected time cannot be determined on a basis of certainty
     

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