Management control of new product development projects

  title={Management control of new product development projects},
  author={Edward F. McDonough and R. M. Kinnunen},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management},
Management control systems that are used to control new product projects and the characteristics of effective management control systems are identified. Results of a study of the management control systems used in twelve new product development projects indicate that the systems used in successful new product projects were different than those used in less successful projects. It was also found that on all projects individual rewards were not directly tied to project performance or to a product… CONTINUE READING