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Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

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David Mann

October 22, 2014

Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a ...

Lean Human Performance Improvement

Lean Human Performance Improvement

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Jerry L. Harbour

November 13, 2014

As companies continue their efforts to improve work performance, they must ensure that their ongoing Lean activities include a healthy appreciation for, and recognition of, human performance. Ignoring the human component of work performance can be a recipe for unnecessary waste, inefficiency, and de...

City Logistics: Mapping The Future

City Logistics: Mapping The Future

Eiichi Taniguchi, Russell G. Thompson

November 24, 2014

City Logistics: Mapping The Future examines the key concepts of city logistics along with the associated implementation issues, methodologies, and policy measures. Chronicling the growth of city logistics as a discipline and how planning and policy have improved practice over the last ten years, it...

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals

Sasan Adibi

November 24, 2014

An in-depth overview of the emerging concept; Mobile Health (mHealth), mHealth Multidisciplinary Verticals links applications and technologies to key market and vendor players. It also highlights interdependencies and synergies between various stakeholders which drive the research forces behind...

Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings

Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International Settings

Bopaya Bidanda, Ihsan Sabuncuoglu, Bahar Y. Kara

November 20, 2014

Industrial engineering originated in the United States, and although the popularity of this discipline has grown worldwide, there is still little information available outside of the US regarding its practical use and application. Industrial Engineering Non-Traditional Applications in International...

Preparing for Continuous Quality Improvement for Healthcare: Sustainability through Functional Tree Structures

Preparing for Continuous Quality Improvement for Healthcare: Sustainability through Functional Tree Structures

Reza Ziaee, MA, MSE, PhD, FHIMSS, James S. Bologna, MBA

November 18, 2014

This book provides a set of detailed instructions to help you construct your departmental, divisional, or organizational functional tree structure (FTS) and work towards world-class service. Preparing for Continuous Quality Improvement for Healthcare: Sustainability through Functional Tree...

Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their Impact

Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their Impact

Barbara B. Flynn, Xiande Zhao

November 14, 2014

While there is substantial research surrounding manufacturing and design-related product hazards, little has been written about supply chain product hazards and how they impact supply chain quality management. Filling this need, Global Supply Chain Quality Management: Product Recalls and Their...

Project Planning and Project Success: The 25% Solution

Project Planning and Project Success: The 25% Solution

Pedro Serrador

November 14, 2014

Project planning is generally accepted as an important contributor to project success. However, is there research that affirms the positive impact of project planning and gives guidance on how much effort should be spent on planning? To answer these questions, this book looks at current literature...

Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology

Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology

Brian Hunt, Toni Ivergard

November 13, 2014

The moment of truth—that instant when consumers experience and judge service quality—is often a deciding factor in business success. Designing Service Excellence: People and Technology provides practical information on the design, management, and organization of many different types of service...

The Lean Healthcare Dictionary: An Illustrated Guide to Using the Language of Lean Management in Healthcare

The Lean Healthcare Dictionary: An Illustrated Guide to Using the Language of Lean Management in Healthcare

Rona Consulting Group

November 13, 2014

In today's healthcare economy, with reduced reimbursement and closer scrutiny of quality patient care, the concepts and terminology of Lean management are becoming invaluable to nurses, clinicians, administrators, and other healthcare staff involved in improvement. Conversely, a basic grasp of...

The Guide to Achieving STEEEP™ Health Care: Baylor Scott & White Health’s Quality Improvement Journey

The Guide to Achieving STEEEP™ Health Care: Baylor Scott & White Health’s Quality Improvement Journey

David J. Ballard, MD, PhD.

November 13, 2014

Achieving health care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and patient-centered (STEEEP) is not an endpoint, but a journey. This journey requires a commitment to quality improvement (QI) from the highest levels of leadership combined with the interdependent development of several...

Lean Human Performance Improvement

Lean Human Performance Improvement

Jerry L. Harbour

November 13, 2014

As companies continue their efforts to improve work performance, they must ensure that their ongoing Lean activities include a healthy appreciation for, and recognition of, human performance. Ignoring the human component of work performance can be a recipe for unnecessary waste, inefficiency, and...

Cybervetting: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, Second Edition

Cybervetting: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence, Second Edition

Edward J. Appel

November 12, 2014

  Researching an individual’s, firm’s or brand’s online presence has become standard practice for many employers, investigators, and intelligence officers, including law enforcement. Countless companies and organizations are implementing their own policies, procedures, and practices for...

Project Scope Management: A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects

Project Scope Management: A Practical Guide to Requirements for Engineering, Product, Construction, IT and Enterprise Projects

Jamal Moustafaev

November 10, 2014

Incomplete or missed requirements, omissions, ambiguous product features, lack of user involvement, unrealistic customer expectations, and the proverbial scope creep can result in cost overruns, missed deadlines, poor product quality, and can very well ruin a project. Project Scope Management: A...

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