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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...

Integrated Process and Fixture Planning: Theory and Practice

Awais Ahmad Khan, Emad Abouel Nasr, Abdulrahman Al-Ahmari, Syed Hammad Mian
May 25, 2018

Fixtures are used in manufacturing to secure working devices. They help insure conformity, accuracy, efficiency, and interchangeability; their reliability is crucial. This book introduces and implements a new methodology for more flexible fixture design and manufacturing processes, and develops the...

Excellence Beyond Compliance: Establishing a Medical Device Quality System

William I. White
May 24, 2018

Many companies limp along from day-to-day treating the quality side of the business as a necessary evil, and doing only what is minimally necessary for compliance to regulations. This kind of approach to compliance almost always results in inefficiencies and sometimes can result in a curious kind...

Digital Forensics and Investigations: People, Process, and Technologies to Defend the Enterprise

Jason Sachowski
May 23, 2018

Digital forensics has been a discipline of Information Security for decades now. Its principles, methodologies, and techniques have remained consistent despite the evolution of technology, and, ultimately, it and can be applied to any form of digital data. However, within a corporate environment,...

Developing a Data Warehouse for the Healthcare Enterprise: Lessons from the Trenches, Third Edition

Bryan P. Bergeron, Hamad Al-Daig, MBA, Osama Alswailem, MD, MA, Enam UL Hoque, MBA, PMP, CPHIMS, Fadwa Saad AlBawardi, MS
May 21, 2018

This third edition to the award-winning book is a straightforward view of a clinical data warehouse development project, from inception through implementation and follow-up. Through first-hand experiences from individuals charged with such an implementation, this book offers guidance and multiple...

Turtle Design in a Rabbit Age: Mindfully Crafting Your Meaningful Life & Brands

Mel Lim
May 16, 2018

Are You Ready to Master Your Own Life and Craft? You are a creator. With every thought, word, and action, you impact the whole world and manifest new realities. The worlds you bring into being directly reflect your own awareness, personal development, compassion, values, and commitment to...

Healthcare Systems: Future Predictions for Global Care

Jeffrey Braithwaite, Russell Mannion, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Paul G. Shekelle, Stuart Whittaker, Samir Al-Adawi
May 15, 2018

This book brings together professionals who have dedicated their careers to the health system. It presents a canvas to paint their prediction of the future of healthcare. This third book complements the previous two books, Healthcare Reform, Quality, and Safety: Perspectives, Participants,...

Issues and Trends in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science: Proceedings of the 6th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Sciences (ICIBSoS 2017), July 22-23, 2017, Bali, Indonesia

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Chew Fong Peng
May 15, 2018

Issues and Trends in Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science contains papers presented at the 6th International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behavior and Social Science 2017 (ICIBSoS 2017), held 16—17 December 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The contributions cover every discipline in all...

Global Health Impacts of Nanotechnology Law: A Tool for Stakeholder Engagement

Ilise L Feitshans
May 11, 2018

Small things add up: trillions of dollars of products applying nanotechnology have been marketed to consumers promising new medicines, strong packaging to protect goods from contamination, stronger eyelash mascara and long-lasting lipstick, construction materials for housing, cheaper energy, and...

Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement: The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence

Philip J. Gisi
May 10, 2018

This comprehensive book presents a methodology for continuous process improvement in a structured, logical, and easily understandable framework based on industry accepted tools, techniques, and practices. It begins by explaining the conditions necessary for establishing a stable and capable process...

The Streetwise Subbie, 4th Edition

Barry J Ashmore
May 10, 2018

Very few books explore the problems which are particular to the relationship between Specialist Contractors and the Main Contractor, or Clients with whom they are in contract. Fewer still provide solutions in such a down to earth no-nonsense way as The Streetwise Subbie does. The Streetwise Subbie...

Cities' Identity Through Architecture and Arts: Proceedings of the International Conference on Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts (CITAA 2017), May 11-13, 2017, Cairo, Egypt

Anna Catalani, Zeinab Nour, Antonella Versaci, Dean Hawkes, Hocine Bougdah, Adolf Sotoca, Mahmoud Ghoneem, Ferdinando Trapani
May 09, 2018

Every city has its unique and valuable identity, this identity is revealed through its physical and visual form, it is seen through the eyes of its residents and users. The city develops over time, and its identity evolves with it. Reflecting the rapid and constant changes the city is subjected to,...

Big Data in the Arts and Humanities: Theory and Practice

Giovanni Schiuma, Daniela Carlucci
May 08, 2018

As digital technologies occupy a more central role in working and everyday human life, individual and social realities are increasingly constructed and communicated through digital objects, which are progressively replacing and representing physical objects. They are even shaping new forms of...

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