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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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Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide

Total Productive Maintenance: Strategies and Implementation Guide

1st Edition

Tina Kanti Agustiady, Elizabeth A. Cudney
June 23, 2015

A systematic approach to improving production and quality systems, total productive maintenance (TPM) involves all employees through a moderate investment in maintenance. Therefore, a successful TPM implementation requires support of all employees from C-level on down. Total Productive Maintenance:...

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

2nd 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...

Kansei Innovation: Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

Kansei Innovation: Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

1st Edition

Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman
February 02, 2015

Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services. Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, Anitawati Mohd Lokman, Kansei Innovation: Practical...

Cellular Manufacturing: Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty

Cellular Manufacturing: Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty

1st Edition

John X. Wang
January 14, 2015

In today’s business world, competitiveness defines the industrial leading edge. Organizations and businesses of all sizes are adopting Lean manufacturing practices to increase efficiency and address worries about their bottom lines. In a detailed review of this staple of Lean manufacturing,...

Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business Value

Managing Projects as Investments: Earned Value to Business Value

1st Edition

Stephen A. Devaux
September 18, 2014

Every project is an investment; however, traditional project management methodologies do not support assessment of the business value that enables senior management to maximize decision making. The next evolution in project management, therefore, will be to manage projects as investments. Managing...

Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2nd Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
October 11, 2013

A new edition of a bestselling industrial and systems engineering reference, Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition provides students, researchers, and practitioners with easy access to a wide range of industrial engineering tools and techniques in a concise format. This...

Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects

Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects

1st Edition

Abdul Razzak Rumane
April 25, 2013

Dealing with such a multi-layered and fungible intangible as quality during the design and construction process is difficult for all parties involved. To the architect, quality means an appealing and enduring design, but to the builder, it means understandable documents that, when acted upon, lead...

Sustainability: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques

Sustainability: Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques

1st Edition

Tina Agustiady, Adedeji B. Badiru
December 15, 2012

Although most agree that Lean Six Sigma is here to stay, they also agree that learning how to sustain the results seems problematic at best and unattainable at worst. Reverting to the old way of doing things is inevitable if sustainability measures are not a part of the methodology. Currently there...

Carbon Footprint Analysis: Concepts, Methods, Implementation, and Case Studies

Carbon Footprint Analysis: Concepts, Methods, Implementation, and Case Studies

1st Edition

Matthew John Franchetti, Defne Apul
June 18, 2012

The negative impacts of carbon emissions from human activities continue to dramatically reshape the environmental, political, and social landscape. These impacts coupled with cap and trade schemes iterate the importance and need to properly measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon...

Statistical Techniques for Project Control

Statistical Techniques for Project Control

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Tina Agustiady
January 18, 2012

Winner of the IIE Book of the Month for June 2012 A project can be simple or complex. In each case, proven project management processes must be followed. In all cases of project management implementation, control must be exercised in order to assure that project objectives are achieved. Statistical...

Industrial Control Systems: Mathematical and Statistical Models and Techniques

Industrial Control Systems: Mathematical and Statistical Models and Techniques

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Babatunde J. Ayeni
October 24, 2011

Issues such as logistics, the coordination of different teams, and automatic control of machinery become more difficult when dealing with large, complex projects. Yet all these activities have common elements and can be represented by mathematics. Linking theory to practice, Industrial Control...

Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations

Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Olufemi A. Omitaomu
September 17, 2010

The first handbook to focus exclusively on industrial engineering calculations with a correlation to applications, Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations contains a general collection of the mathematical equations often used in the practice of industrial...

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