Research Areas

The centre has several research areas.  These are all coupled together or have underlying similar concepts.  The clue is process, performance and the all-important productivity.  The topics are:

  • Performance Management (systems, metrics, measurement and analysis)
  • Business Process Management (mapping, analysing, designing and improving the system)
  • Quality Management (as a process or method)
  • Productivity (from an Engineering standpoint)
  • Knowledge Work Management (understanding, analysing and improving Knowledge Work)
  • Production Management (analysis, design, control and improving the system)
  • Engineering Design (as a process or method)
  • Cost Management & Engineering Economy (mapping, analysing and improving the system)
  • Problem Solving (as a process or method)