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Systems Innovation Book Series


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Systems Innovation refers to all aspects of developing and deploying new technology, methodology, techniques, and best practices in advancing industrial production and economic development. This entails such topics as product design and development, entrepreneurship, global trade, environmental consciousness, operations and logistics, introduction and management of technology, collaborative system design, and product commercialization. Industrial innovation suggests breaking away from the traditional approaches to industrial production. It encourages the marriage of systems science, management principles, and technology implementation. Particular focus will be the impact of modern technology on industrial development and industrialization approaches, particularly for developing economics. The series will also cover how emerging technologies and entrepreneurship are essential for economic development and society advancement.

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Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications, Second Edition

Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
June 04, 2019

The goal of the new edition is to continue with a systems view of the world. For a more robust and worldwide market dissemination, the new edition has changed to a reference book. The project systems approach to project management, is needed in executing projects across countries and across...

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
May 23, 2019

In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...

Systems Engineering Models: Theory, Methods, and Applications

Systems Engineering Models: Theory, Methods, and Applications

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
March 28, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive compilation of practical systems engineering models. The application and recognition of systems engineering is spreading rapidly, however there is no book that addresses the availability and usability of systems engineering models. Notable among the models to be...

Manufacturing and Enterprise: An Integrated Systems Approach

Manufacturing and Enterprise: An Integrated Systems Approach

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Babatunde J. Ayeni
January 03, 2019

This book presents an integrated systems approach to manufacturing and business enterprise. Traditionally, these topics are treated as separate and independent subjects, but the practical fact is that the manufacturing and the business enterprises are intertwined. Currently, there is no book on the...

Defense Innovation Handbook: Guidelines, Strategies, and Techniques

Defense Innovation Handbook: Guidelines, Strategies, and Techniques

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Cassie Barlow
September 04, 2018

Innovation is the lifeline of national development. This handbook is a collection of chapters that provide techniques and methodologies for achieving the transfer of defense-targeted science and technology development for general industrial applications. The handbook shows how to translate theory...

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

Productivity Theory for Industrial Engineering

1st Edition

Ryspek Usubamatov
June 06, 2018

Since the time of the Industrial Revolution, manufacturing industries have accumulated a huge experience in creating different machines and systems for fabricating various goods, work parts, and products. All these diverse machines and systems, with different designs to solve pivoted economic...

Quality Management in Construction Projects

Quality Management in Construction Projects

2nd Edition

Abdul Razzak Rumane
October 13, 2017

The first edition published in 2010. The response was encouraging and many people appreciated a book that was dedicated to quality management in construction projects. Since it published, ISO 9000: 2008 has been revised and ISO 9000: 2015 has published. The new edition will focus on risk-based...

Company Success in Manufacturing Organizations: A Holistic Systems Approach

Company Success in Manufacturing Organizations: A Holistic Systems Approach

1st Edition

Ana M. Ferreras, Lesia L. Crumpton-Young
August 16, 2017

In the past, company success was typically measured by financial indicators. Lately though, non-financial measures such as employee morale have become popular. Although there are approaches that look into quantitative and qualitative performance measures affecting company success, none of them...

Introduction to Industrial Engineering

Introduction to Industrial Engineering

2nd Edition

Avraham Shtub, Yuval Cohen
July 26, 2017

A Firsthand Look at the Role of the Industrial Engineer The industrial engineer helps decide how best to utilize an organization’s resources to achieve company goals and objectives. Introduction to Industrial Engineering, Second Edition offers an in-depth analysis of the industrial engineering...

Design for Profitability: Guidelines to Cost Effectively Manage the Development Process of Complex Products

Design for Profitability: Guidelines to Cost Effectively Manage the Development Process of Complex Products

1st Edition

Salah Ahmed Mohamed Elmoselhy
July 26, 2017

Since the success of products significantly depends on the quality of product performance, inadequate management of the product design process can lead to improper performance of products that can result in significant long-term business losses. Design for Profitability: Guidelines to Cost...

Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz
July 26, 2017

Planning, measuring, and paying attention to details form the basis for all successful engineering operations. Measurements pervade everything we do and must be viewed from a systems perspective. A comprehensive all-encompassing guide to measurements, Handbook of Measurements: Benchmarks for...

Global Engineering: Design, Decision Making, and Communication

Global Engineering: Design, Decision Making, and Communication

1st Edition

Carlos Acosta, V. Jorge Leon, Charles R. Conrad, Cesar O. Malave
June 14, 2017

As the world becomes increasingly globalized, today’s companies expect to hire engineers who are effective in a global business environment. Although you can find many books covering globalization, most of them are aimed at business, management, or social sciences. Developed with engineers in mind,...

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