• Constraint classification for projects 

      Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J.; Sheffield, J. (Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO), 2015-09-08)
      This presentation discusses the findings of recent research that explores extending the application of TOC to the broader realm of project management. The existing TOC application to project management, critical chain ...
    • Critical Chain project management : a case study in software Industry 

      Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (International Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management (IASTEM), 2018-12)
      Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has been a controversial topic with extreme opinions on its merits. This is in turn partly due to dominance of theoretical debates in CCPM literature as opposed to empirical evidence ...
    • Expanding the world of theory of constraints 

      Mabin, V.J.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-09)
      AIMS & BACKGROUND Aim • to bridge gap between academics and practitioners and to hold a mirror to see what outsiders see of TOC (what is available to academic researchers on TOC? What view are we presenting to the ...
    • Exploring constraints in projects : a construction case study 

      Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (2014-11)
      Theory of Constraints (TOC) suggests managing a system according to its constraints. Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), as an application of TOC to project management, defines a project as a chain of ...
    • Practicalities of using Scrum for policy projects. 

      Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (Operations Research Society of New Zealand (ORSNZ), 2015-11)
      There is a growing interest in applying agile project management practices such as Scrum, particularly for software development projects. Is Scrum a panacea for all projects? What are the challenges in implementing ...
    • TOC for academic research : moving from common sense to common practice 

      Mabin, V.J.; Davies, John; Kimani, S.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-09)
      AIM • Demonstrate how ‘threads of validity’ may be woven into academic research by using both TOC-based and qualitative research methods GAP • Many studies have sought to enhance validity in qualitative research • ...
    • TOCICO resources at your service : using, sharing, and developing the TOC body of knowledge 

      Cox, J.F.; Mabin, V.J.; Banks, J.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2014-06-10)
      In this workshop we describe: 1. The TOCICO website 2. The TOCICO presentation video & webinar database & how it might be used in consulting / teaching / research. 3. The TOCICO portals. 4. The TOCICO white ...