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    Books in the Business and Management area provide professionals and organizations with cutting-edge resources to succeed and achieve goals. Industries and areas include manufacturing and industrial engineering, healthcare management, government and education, human resource management, hospitality and tourism management, supply chain management, and sales, marketing and service. Methodologies and applications include Lean methods and implementation, quality improvement and Six Sigma, project management, security management, customer relationship management (CRM), and productivity improvement.

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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 Safety Gemba Walks: A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

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Robert B. Hafey

November 24, 2014

A Lean Safety Gemba Walk is a walk through the work area (Gemba) that focuses on the continuous improvement of safety. When conducted in a respectful manner, by skilled facilitators, Safety Gemba Walks can have a dramatic long-lasting impact on the culture of a business. Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A M...

Business and Management

Business and Management

E H Twizell

March 25, 2015

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Transforming Business with Program Management: Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement

Transforming Business with Program Management: Integrating Strategy, People, Process, Technology, Structure, and Measurement

Satish P. Subramanian

March 18, 2015

Organizations need to constantly innovate and improve products and services to maintain a strong competitive position in the market place. The vehicle used by organizations for such constant reinvention is a business transformation program. This book illustrates a tested program management roadmap...

Total Project Control: A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Projects as Investments, Second Edition

Total Project Control: A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Projects as Investments, Second Edition

Stephen A. Devaux

March 18, 2015

There is often a deep disconnect between the project team’s goals and those of the organization. Senior management wants "profitable" projects, but is only able to quantify its wishes in terms of the traditional project management elements: schedule and cost. To operate smoothly, the entire...

Knowledge Discovery Process and Methods to Enhance Organizational Performance

Knowledge Discovery Process and Methods to Enhance Organizational Performance

Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Corlane Barclay

March 16, 2015

Although the terms "data mining" and "knowledge discovery and data mining" (KDDM) are sometimes used interchangeably, data mining is actually just one step in the KDDM process. Data mining is the process of extracting useful information from data, while KDDM is the coordinated process of...

Lean Six Sigma for Engineers and Managers: With Applied Case Studies

Lean Six Sigma for Engineers and Managers: With Applied Case Studies

Matthew John Franchetti

March 16, 2015

An in-depth introduction, Lean Six Sigma for Engineers and Managers: With Applied Case Studies presents a detailed road map and industry examples to help you understand and implement the LSS system. It discusses the LSS process to define improvement needs, measure current business performance,...

Adolescent Mental Health: Connections to the Community

Adolescent Mental Health: Connections to the Community

Areej Hassan

March 13, 2015

Mental illnesses are often difficult to treat. They do not just affect individuals, they are rooted within communities and affect many other aspects of individuals’ social and physical lives as well. This book examines mental health specifically in adolescents, exploring how mental illnesses...

Energy Resilient Buildings and Communities: A Practical Guide

Energy Resilient Buildings and Communities: A Practical Guide

Brian Levite, Alex Rakow

March 02, 2015

This book is written as a practical guide to those interested in the pursuit of energy resilience at a local scale. Energy resilience is defined as the relative ability of an institution to carry out its mission during a shock to the energy system and approach the concept on the level of a single...

Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences

Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences

Ford Lumban Gaol

February 27, 2015

The human aspect plays an important role in the social sciences. The behavior of people has become a vital area of focus in the social sciences as well. Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences contains papers that were originally presented at the 3rd International Congress on...

Industrial, Mechanical and Manufacturing Science

Industrial, Mechanical and Manufacturing Science

Dawei Zheng

February 25, 2015

The 2014 International Conference on Industrial, Mechanical and Manufacturing Science (ICIMMS 2014) was held June 12-13 in Tianjin, China. The objective of ICIMMS 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to...

Agile for Project Managers

Agile for Project Managers

Denise Canty

February 24, 2015

Agile project management is a proven approach for designing and delivering software with improved value to customers. Agility is all about self-directed teams, feedback, light documentation, and working software with shorter development cycles.The role of the project manager with agile differs...

Innovations in Healthcare Management: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Solutions

Innovations in Healthcare Management: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Solutions

Vijai Kumar Singh, Paul Lillrank

February 18, 2015

As developed economies enter a period of slower growth, emerging economies such as India have become prime examples of how more can be achieved with less. Bringing together experience and expertise from across the healthcare industry, this book examines innovations that can bring about real...

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