Chapter 21. Gate Decisions: The Key to Managing Risk during New Product Development

  1. Dr. Kenneth B. Kahn Ph.D. Associate Professor cofounding director industrial engineer project engineer manufacturing engineer
  1. Jeffrey B. Schmidt Business Administration, Ph.D. Assistant Professor director member Vice President

Published Online: 15 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch21

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition

How to Cite

Schmidt, J. B. (2004) Gate Decisions: The Key to Managing Risk during New Product Development, in The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development, Second Edition (ed K. B. Kahn), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470172483.ch21

Editor Information

  1. University of Tennessee, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 OCT 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471485247

Online ISBN: 9780470172483

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • industrial design role in development;
  • NPD processes and project review points;
  • stage-gate new product development process;
  • Product Approval Committee (PAC) gatekeepers;
  • managing risk in NPD

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gates Types and Their Components

  • Why Are Good Gate Decisions Vital?

  • Improving Gate Decisions

  • Summary

  • References