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DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

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Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb
May 19, 2015

Offering a planned approach for determining cause and effect, DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition integrates the authors’ decades of combined experience in providing training, consulting, and computational tools to industrial experimenters. Supplying reader...

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

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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

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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...

The Four Stages of Highly Effective Crisis Management: How to Manage the Media in the Digital Age, Second Edition

Jane Jordan-Meier
February 15, 2017

From the Japanese tsunami and Boston Marathon bombings to the Arab Spring in the Middle East, social media has proven its power to save lives. The second edition of this acclaimed text examines how rapidly evolving social media and Web 2.0 technologies have changed the crisis management landscape....

How to Design and Successfully Accomplish a Business Continuity Program

Barbara F. Davi
February 15, 2017

The objective of a business continuity plan is to ensure that your business will be able to continue operating in the event of a disruption in service caused by a natural or man-made incident. This book provides a framework for businesses to assess their general and specific risks, determine...

Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy

Claude Chapuis
February 15, 2017

Written by an expert of the ins and outs of viticulture in Burgundy and many other areas of the world, this new volume showcases the wine-growing culture of Burgundy. Sustainable Viticulture: The Vines and Wines of Burgundy covers the rich history and culture of the wine growing tradition of the...

Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures

M. Kemal Atesmen
February 15, 2017

In today's global business environment with high speed interactions, engineering organizations are evolving continuously. Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures provides guidelines for changing roles of engineering managers in the international arena. The book...

Connected Health: Improving Care, Safety, and Efficiency with Wearables and IoT Solution

Richard Krohn, David Metcalf, Patricia Salber
February 13, 2017

Connected Health is the most dynamic phenomenon in healthcare technology today. From smartphones and tablets to apps, body sensors and telemedicine, Connected Health promises to stir foundational shifts in healthcare quality and delivery. This is a watershed moment in healthcare – the Connected...

Industrial Design Engineering: Inventive Problem Solving

John X. Wang
February 09, 2017

Designing new products and improving existing ones is a continual process. Industrial design engineering is an industrial engineering process applied to product designs that are to be manufactured through techniques of production operations. Excellent industrial design engineering programs are...

Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces

David Veech
February 01, 2017

Love, learn, let go. Three decisions. Three actions. Three habits. Together, these offer leaders insight (Leadersights) into the true nature of leadership and can create the type of workplace that can thrive in a demanding future. Leadersights: Creating Great Leaders Who Create Great Workplaces...

Air Cargo Management

Yoon Seok Chang
February 01, 2017

Air transportation is a key component of the global economy. Airport authorities are struggling to meet the increasing demand due to facility limitations, cost concerns, training and education, and the complexities of elasticity in demand. This book discusses next generation cargo management based...

The Indian Hospitality Industry: Dynamics and Future Trends

Sandeep Munjal, Sudhanshu Bhushan
January 31, 2017

India has been in transition for the last two decades, moving from a mixed economy toward a market economy model, and the Indian hospitality industry is metamorphosing into a mature industry. It is time that the story of the Indian hospitality industry is told. The Indian Hospitality Industry:...

Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior: Creating Memorable Experiences

Vinnie Jauhari
January 30, 2017

Creating memories and joyous experiences for consumers is a key dimension affecting the profitability and growth of a hospitality firm. Drawing on global experiences, this new book, Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior: Creating Memorable Experiences, looks at the diverse factors that create...

Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains, Fourth Edition

Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Douglas J. Thomas
January 27, 2017

Authored by a team of experts, the new edition of this bestseller presents practical techniques for managing inventory and production throughout supply chains. It covers the current context of inventory and production management, replenishment systems for managing individual inventories within a...

The Hoshin Kanri Forest: Lean Strategic Organizational Design

Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD
January 27, 2017

Strategic Lean Management (LM) efforts significantly fail because leaders often lack a map of their organizations. This book will provide a comprehensive quantifiable framework for strategically designing organizations for LM. Combining knowledge about Strategic Organizational Design and LM, the...

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