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3: Resources and Bathtub Behavior

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    23041
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    Resources have a special characteristic: They fill and drain over time, like water in a bathtub. This chapter explains this behavior, shows why it is so important, and also does the following:

    • explains how to work out what the numbers do when resources fill and drain
    • shows where management control lies
    • outlines how managers can develop resources through time