@article{(Open Science Index):https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9997468,
	  title     = {Achieving Success in NPD Projects},
	  author    = {Ankush Agrawal and  Nadia Bhuiyan},
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	  institution	= {},
	  abstract     = {The new product development (NPD) literature emphasizes the importance of introducing new products on the market for continuing business success. New products are responsible for employment, economic growth, technological progress, and high standards of living. Therefore, the study of NPD and the processes through which they emerge is important. The goal of our research is to propose a framework of critical success factors, metrics, and tools and techniques for implementing metrics for each stage of the new product development (NPD) process. An extensive literature review was undertaken to investigate decades of studies on NPD success and how it can be achieved. These studies were scanned for common factors for firms that enjoyed success of new products on the market. The paper summarizes NPD success factors, suggests metrics that should be used to measure these factors, and proposes tools and techniques to make use of these metrics. This was done for each stage of the NPD process, and brought together in a framework that the authors propose should be followed for complex NPD projects. While many studies have been conducted on critical success factors for NPD, these studies tend to be fragmented and focus on one or a few phases of the NPD process. 
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	    journal   = {International Journal of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering},
	  volume    = {8},
	  number    = {2},
	  year      = {2014},
	  pages     = {476 - 481},
	  ee        = {https://publications.waset.org/pdf/9997468},
	  url   	= {https://publications.waset.org/vol/86},
	  bibsource = {https://publications.waset.org/},
	  issn  	= {eISSN: 1307-6892},
	  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
	  index 	= {Open Science Index 86, 2014},
	}