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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...

Leading Science and Technology-Based Organizations: Mastering the Fundamentals of Personal, Managerial, and Executive Leadership

Anthony P. Graffeo
August 20, 2018

R&D Leadership: Mastering the Fundamentals for Engineers and Scientists lays out practical strategies for improving personal, team, and organizational performance in technology organizations. The roles of leadership, management, and coaching have been defined and integrated with examples from...

Population Health: Assessment, Meaningful Action, and Collaboration

Jay Bhatt, Dru Bhattacharya
August 15, 2018

This book explores how practitioners can advance public health objectives in the three main areas of law, technology, and multisectoral collaboration. For example, there must be clear compliance with new Affordable Care Act and Patient Protection laws. All the while, strides must be taken to...

Outcome-Driven Business Architecture: Synergizing Strategies and Intelligence with Architecture

Amit Tiwary, Bhuvan Unhelkar
August 14, 2018

This book discusses business architecture as a basis for aligning efforts with outcomes. It views BA as complementary to enterprise architecture, where the focus of technological initiatives and inventories is to understand and improve business organization, business direction, and business...

Health Care in the Next Curve: Transforming a Dysfunctional Industry

John Abendshien
August 14, 2018

Healthcare in the U.S. is a critical juncture. We face a sharp upward rise in the number of people with chronic diseases and disabilities. As demands on our current health system grow, so will costs. But as a society we are approaching the upper limit of how much we are willing (or able) to spend...

The Human Factor in Project Management

Denise Thompson
August 14, 2018

In the fluid world of changing business environments and variables affecting projects, a style of project management that primarily relies on maintaining the Iron Triangle, that tenuous mix of schedule, scope, and budgets, is no longer the sole path to success. Today’s project management demands a...

Cost Accounting and Financial Management for Construction Project Managers

Len Holm
August 09, 2018

Proper cost accounting and financial management are essential elements of any successful construction job, and therefore make up essential skills for construction project managers and project engineers. Many textbooks on the market focus on the theoretical principles of accounting and finance...

Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals

Godfrey Garner, Patrick McGlynn
August 09, 2018

There are a limited number of intelligence analysis books available on the market.  Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals is an introductory, accessible text for college level undergraduate and graduate level courses. While the principles outlined in the book largely follow military intelligence...

Information Technology Control and Audit, Fifth Edition

Angel R. Otero
August 08, 2018

The new fifth edition of Information Technology Control and Audit has been significantly revised to include a comprehensive overview of the IT environment, including revolutionizing technologies, legislation, audit process, governance, strategy, and outsourcing, among others. This new edition also...

Robust Quality: Powerful Integration of Data Science and Process Engineering

Rajesh Jugulum
August 08, 2018

After realizing the importance of data, organizations have begun to view data as a critical asset, being equally important as other assets such as people, capital, raw materials, and facilities. In order to ensure data are fit for the purpose, there is a need to have high quality levels of data....

Educational Administration Innovation for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM 2017), October 17, 2017, Bandung, Indonesia

Aan Komariah, Taufani C Kurniatun, Dedy A Kurniady, Rita Anggorowati, Ade Gafar Abdullah, Asep Bayu Dani Nandiyanto
August 07, 2018

The International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM) held on October 17, 2017 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The aim of ICREAM is to provide a platform for educators, administrators, managers, leaders, policy makers, researchers, scholars, principals,...

The Project Workout: The Ultimate Guide to Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects

Robert Buttrick
August 06, 2018

Projects are an important strategic management tool and a way of life in every business. But how do you get started and ensure you realize the benefits you need? Now in its 5th edition, the Project Workout is the definitive book on business-led project management. It is a valuable companion for...

The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

Arvind K. Birdie
July 31, 2018

This volume provides valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel, employers, and employees are reacting to these emerging workplace transitions. Today’s successful organizations must be learning organizations in that they must keep abreast and...

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