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What is a Gantt Chart?

When Henry Gantt invented his planning chart...

What is a Gantt Chart?

When Henry Gantt invented his planning chart is was actually used for scheduling resources in a machine tool shop in the 1910s.  Patrick Weaver has an exclent article describing the historic use of a Gantt chart at  http://pmworldjournal.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/PMWJ5-Dec2012-WEAVER-Henry-Gantt-Debunking-Myths-Featured-Paper.pdf. Interestingly Henry Gantt did not work on project management at all, he was a colleague of Frederick Taylor who developed the school of scientific management which eventually leads the the mass production. This resulted in the standardisation of production and transfer of power from the artisan to the production engineer, but that...

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When Henry Gantt invented his planning chart is was actually used for scheduling resources in a machine tool shop in the 1910s.  Patrick Weaver...
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