management control system


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management control system

[′man·ij·mənt ¦kən′trōl ‚sis·təm]
(industrial engineering)
Any one of the various systems used by a contractor to plan, control the cost, and schedule the work required to undertake and complete a project.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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