Equilibrium and moderation
Equilibrium and moderation are important in everything. Business owners or project managers often believe that the solution in the event of delays in work or slow
delivery is to increase employees in their different names!
Adding more manpower to a business or work that is behind schedule or to a company that is slow to complete, does not necessarily mean finalizing it on time or solving the company’s problem. On the contrary, it may often exacerbate the problem, as this leads to further delays in delivering the project! (Brook’s Law Rule).
But how? Is the story of lines of communication between members of the team?
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First, what is Brooks’ law?
The main idea associated with Brooks Law is that after a certain point, each additional person is added to a project that brings a fixed number of additional hours to work, usually 40 hours a week. Thus the number of hours grows in writing with each additional person. However, the number of possible contact paths expands much more rapidly and at some point, each additional person becomes a net loss. Gains in overtime are consumed by additional coordination and additional connectivity.
– While Brooks’ law is one of the possible reasons why the project hits the wall, there may also be other explanations. Thus, we cannot – and should not – jump to conclusions, but instead view the decline in production as a call to investigate the project in greater depth.
– In fact, this situation usually appears in contracting or programming projects or in factories. Therefore, we recommend that you keep track of the costs well and link them and upload them to the project number. In-depth analysis of causes, the solution may sometimes be simpler than, for example, expected in:
- Qualitative recruitment (experts), not quantitative recruitment..
- Introduction of newer technology and software.
- workflow modification, commercial model and bottle neck breaking (central employees causing business flow delay).
- Automation of work.