Ensuring new product development projects stay on track is challenging at the best of times. Part of the problem can lie with how project team members behave and communicate. However, a novel approach that triggers help for problems is successfully overcoming such behavioural difficulties and encouraging greater team cooperation.

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Keywords product development, operations management
Persistent URL hdl.handle.net/1765/77987
Series RSM Discovery Magazine Collection
Journal RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge
Note This article draws its inspiration from the research feature Accelerating projects by encouraging help, written by Fabian J. Sting, Christoph H. Loch and Dirk Stempfhuber and published in MIT Sloan Management Review, Spring 2015. http://sloanreview.mit.edu/article/accelerating- projects-by-encouraging-help/
Sting, F.J. (2015). Encouraging help speeds up product development projects. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 21(1), 16–17. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/77987