Time Cost Component of Project Analysis


  • Clark Lowe Cardinal Health




Project Management, Project Analysis, Finance, Risk,


This study aims at examining the cost component of project analysis with respect to the strategic budgeting and decision making process within corporate enterprises. This work suggests the decision making and execution processes and cycles can be evaluated as cost components of project analysis frameworks. If the decision making process can be executed in a shorter period of time, unrealized gains in revenue or cost savings could then be realized altering many of the risk frameworks and profiles enterprises currently use. The study examines data provided by a 2012 Fortune 25 company that spans a diverse girth of cultures, industries, and business units. The corporation donating the data, names of the projects and the actual dollar figures used are concealed due to the extremely propriety nature of the data and possible negative market implications of the data.

Author Biography

Clark Lowe, Cardinal Health

Clark Lowe is a manager with Cardinal Health and leads the finance and maintenance teams in Cardinal Health's largest and highest volume medical distribution center. Clark is also an Adjunct Professor at Mercy college.


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