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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 ...

Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries: Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries: Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

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Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King

April 24, 2015

Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted and...

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...

Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa: Governance as the Missing Link

Sustainable Development and Human Security in Africa: Governance as the Missing Link

Louis A. Picard, Terry F. Buss, Taylor B. Seybolt, Macrina C. Lelei

April 22, 2015

Many new development initiatives have been introduced in Africa over the past few decades. Each of these has been heralded as marking a new era in the continent’s development. However, many of these initiatives have failed to produce sustained results due to numerous challenges, including, most...

Lean for the Long Term: Sustainment is a Myth, Transformation is Reality

Lean for the Long Term: Sustainment is a Myth, Transformation is Reality

William H. Baker, Jr., Kenneth Rolfes

April 21, 2015

The average tenure of a departing CEO has declined from approximately 10 years in 2000 to 8.1 years in 2012. Maintaining a customer-focused Lean strategy and continuous improvement culture can become a challenge when management changes often, unless it has become an institutionalized...

Non-Profit Organizations: Real Issues for Public Administrators

Non-Profit Organizations: Real Issues for Public Administrators

Nicolas A. Valcik, Teodoro J. Benavides, Kimberly Scruton

April 16, 2015

Packed with case studies and ripped-from-the-headlines examples, Non-Profit Organizations: Real Issues for Public Administrators introduces critical issues commonly encountered when managing non-profit organizations and gives you the tools to develop policies and procedures to meet the challenges...

Statistics for Finance

Statistics for Finance

Erik Lindström, Henrik Madsen, Jan Nygaard Nielsen

April 16, 2015

Statistics for Finance develops students’ professional skills in statistics with applications in finance. Developed from the authors’ courses at the Technical University of Denmark and Lund University, the text bridges the gap between classical, rigorous treatments of financial mathematics that...

Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects: An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Childhood Adversity and Developmental Effects: An International, Cross-Disciplinary Approach

Lisa Albers Prock

April 15, 2015

Child trauma and violence is not an issue that is constrained to one nationality or one ethnicity. A staggering number of children around the world are subjected to violence and abuse, both domestic and political. The current volume examines the issue of developmental trauma from a variety of...

The Role of Service in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry

The Role of Service in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung

April 09, 2015

This proceedings volume contains papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2014), covering a wide range of topics in the fields of knowledge and service management, web intelligence, tourism and...

Information and Communication Technologies in Public Administration: Innovations from Developed Countries

Information and Communication Technologies in Public Administration: Innovations from Developed Countries

Christopher G. Reddick, Leonidas Anthopoulos

April 08, 2015

An examination of how information technology (IT) can be used in public administration, Information and Communication Technologies in Public Administration: Innovations from Developed Countries examines global perspectives on public administration and IT innovations. This book illustrates the...

A Guide to Publishing for Academics: Inside the Publish or Perish Phenomenon

A Guide to Publishing for Academics: Inside the Publish or Perish Phenomenon

Jay Liebowitz

April 08, 2015

Most academics still wrestle with the "publish or perish" phenomenon. Based on Dr. Liebowitz’s 25 years serving as the editor-in-chief of a leading international journal, along with insights from some of the most knowledgeable journal editors, this book shares key lessons learned to help new...

Web Security: A WhiteHat Perspective

Web Security: A WhiteHat Perspective

Hanqing Wu, Liz Zhao

April 06, 2015

In late 2013, approximately 40 million customer debit and credit cards were leaked in a data breach at Target. This catastrophic event, deemed one of the biggest data breaches ever, clearly showed that many companies need to significantly improve their information security strategies. Web Security:...

Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance

Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance

Michael W. Pelphrey

April 02, 2015

Although many books outline approaches for successful ERP implementations, the data shows that most ERP efforts yield minimal return on investment (ROI), with most projects failing. Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System...

Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Innovations in the Hospitality Industry

Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Innovations in the Hospitality Industry

H. G. Parsa, Vijaya (Vi) Narapareddy

April 01, 2015

A reference on sustainability, social responsibility, and green practices in hospitality and tourism, this book presents innovative research methods in sustainability, state-of-the-art research by leading internationally recognized scholars on this topic, providing an excellent source of quality...

Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology: University of North Carolina’s Pursuit for High Reliability and Value Creation

Engineering Patient Safety in Radiation Oncology: University of North Carolina’s Pursuit for High Reliability and Value Creation

Lawrence Marks, Lukasz Mazur, Bhishamjit Chera, Robert Adams

April 01, 2015

Because radiation is a central curative and palliative therapy for many patients, it is essential to have safe and efficient systems for planning and delivering radiation therapy. Factors such as rapid technological advances, financial reorganization, an aging population, and evolving societal...

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