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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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DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

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

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...

Epiphanized: A Novel on Unifying Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma, Second Edition

Epiphanized: A Novel on Unifying Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma, Second Edition

Bob Sproull, Bruce Nelson

May 21, 2015

Updating the tools, principles, and methods presented in the bestselling first edition, this updated edition explains how to implement the authors’ proven improvement methodology that unifies the Theory of Constraints with Lean and Six Sigma. The book uses a compelling novel format to demonstrate...

DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

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 readers...

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Emerging Technologies in Healthcare

Suzanne Moss Richins

May 14, 2015

Recent changes in healthcare delivery as mandated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act are forcing providers to focus on technology as a way to improve the health of the population, while engaging patients and encouraging them to take accountability for maintaining their own health....

Odyssey --The Business of Consulting: How to Build, Grow, and Transform Your Consulting Business

Odyssey --The Business of Consulting: How to Build, Grow, and Transform Your Consulting Business

Imelda K. Butler, Shayne Tracy

May 14, 2015

This book provides consultants with a career framework to build, grow, and transform their consulting businesses by becoming brilliant at the basics. The Odyssey process challenges current thinking and offers a methodology to help readers rise to the top of the profession by applying leading-edge...

Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Capital Account Liberation: Methods and Applications

Ying Yirong, Jeffrey Yi-Lin Forrest

May 13, 2015

Along with the development of economic globalization, many countries have begun to relax their controls on their capital accounts. However, the recent financial crises in Latin American countries as well as the exchange rate crises in Southeast Asian countries have shown that there is major risk...

Energy Centered Management: A Guide to Reducing Energy Consumption and Cost

Energy Centered Management: A Guide to Reducing Energy Consumption and Cost

Marvin T. Howell

May 13, 2015

This book provides organizations with a guide to planning, developing, and implementing an energy reduction and management program. It is specially designed to achieve energy reduction deployment including top management for all employees and onsite contractors. Energy reduction deployment (ERD)...

The International Manager: A Guide for Communicating, Cooperating, and Negotiating with Worldwide Colleagues

The International Manager: A Guide for Communicating, Cooperating, and Negotiating with Worldwide Colleagues

Frank Garten

May 12, 2015

Currently, internationally dispersed teams are commonplace among global companies. Managers are often aware conceptually of the different dimensions of culture, yet struggle to translate these concepts into their daily activities. This book gives managers insight into specific techniques they can...

Information Engineering and Education Science: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Engineering and Education Science (ICIEES 2014), Tianjin, China, 12–13 JUNE, 2014

Information Engineering and Education Science: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Engineering and Education Science (ICIEES 2014), Tianjin, China, 12–13 JUNE, 2014

Dawei Zheng

April 30, 2015

This proceedings volume contains selected papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Information Engineering and Education Science (ICIEES 2014), held June 12-13 in Hong Kong, China. The objective of ICIEES 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well...

Corporate Security Intelligence and Strategic Decision Making

Corporate Security Intelligence and Strategic Decision Making

Justin Crump

April 28, 2015

Despite a clear and compelling need for an intelligence-led approach to security, operational, and reputational risks, the subject of corporate security intelligence remains poorly understood. An effective intelligence process can directly support and positively impact operational activity and...

A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention

A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention

James R. Youngblood

April 28, 2015

Fraudulent activity can approach you or your organization through a variety of avenues, ranging from the cyber world, social media, unsolicited e-mails, poor hiring practices, dishonest associates, and weak operating procedures. With a focus on prevention measures, A Comprehensive Look at Fraud...

Transition to 21st Century Healthcare: A Guide for Leaders and Quality Professionals

Transition to 21st Century Healthcare: A Guide for Leaders and Quality Professionals

Scott Goodwin

April 28, 2015

This book explains why the fundamental structures of 20th century American healthcare have failed to keep up with American industry in terms of quality and cost. It describes how this has led to the introduction of industrial mass production concepts in American healthcare, such as Lean and Six...

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

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...

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