Blockchain in Healthcare: Innovations that Empower Patients, Connect Professionals and Improve Care
Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information as an Asset for Competitive Advantage
Lean Production Simplified: A Plain-Language Guide to the World's Most Powerful Production System
Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results
The Evolution of Business in the Cyber Age: Digital Transformation, Threats, and Security
Advances in Business, Management and Entrepreneurship: Proceedings of the 3rd Global Conference on Business Management & Entrepreneurship (GC-BME 3), 8 August 2018, Bandung, Indonesia
Intelligent Systems: Advances in Biometric Systems, Soft Computing, Image Processing, and Data Analytics
Vikram Dhillon, John Bass, Max Hooper, David Metcalf, Alex Cahana
January 25, 2019
Blockchain technology is poised to revolutionize more than just payment and crypto-currency. Many vertical industries will be reshaped by the new trusted data models enabled and inspired by the blockchain – healthcare is no exception. In fact, healthcare may hold the greatest opportunities for mea...
Douglas B. Laney
September 19, 2017
Many senior executives talk about information as one of their most important assets, but few behave as if it is. They report to the board on the health of their workforce, their financials, their customers, and their partnerships, but rarely the health of their information assets. Corporations typic...
September 26, 2012
Updated with new information, illustrations, and leadership tools, Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation, Second Edition describes how the metrics used by Toyota drive every line item in a financial statement in the right direction. Rather than focus on Lean tools and principles, the new editio...
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 ...
June 22, 2015
Since adapting the principles of the Toyota Production System to health care in 2002, Virginia Mason Health System has made enormous leaps forward in quality, safety, patient experience of care, and affordability. It has achieved world-class levels of patient satisfaction and has been honored as one...
September 11, 2015
Following in the tradition of its Shingo Prize-winning predecessors, Lean Production Simplified, Third Edition gives a clear overview of the structure and tools of the Lean production system. Written for the practitioner by a practitioner, it delivers a comprehensive insider's view of Lean managemen...
October 18, 2016
Imagine what you could do with the time you spend writing emails every day. Complexity is killing companies' ability to innovate and adapt, and simplicity is fast becoming the competitive advantage of our time. Why Simple Wins helps leaders and their teams move beyond the feelings of frustrati...
G. Shawn Hunter
December 19, 2016
In business today, there is no offline and there is no downtime. Professionals are both exhausted and depleted. Being constantly tethered to our work through technology makes us overwhelmed and shortsighted, and deprives us of time for meaningful reflection or thoughtful connection to our profession...
October 15, 2015
Your life is serious business, but who says you can't find joy along the way? As a person with unique gifts to offer, it is your responsibility to use your talents wisely and it is your right to enjoy yourself while doing so. Just as a successful business requires a mission and a plan, so does a ful...
Judith E. Glaser
April 28, 2016
The key to success in life and business is to become a master at Conversational Intelligence. It's not about how smart you are, but how open you are to learn new and effective powerful conversational rituals that prime the brain for trust, partnership, and mutual success. Conversational Intelligence...
December 12, 2016
The IT management profession is not for the faint of heart. Anyone who has worked in this field is familiar with the unique (and borderline impossible) challenges of keeping pace with technological innovation while maintaining legacy systems, reskilling existing staff members and operating on shrink...
November 5, 2013
In EGO vs. EQ, Jen Shirkani shares strategies for using emotional intelligence (EQ) as a tool to avoid career derailment. The executive leadership failure rate is high: two in five CEOs fail in the first 18 months on the job. This book teaches you how to identify the most common reasons for le...
Arvind K. Birdie
January 15, 2020
This new book explores important issue of cross-cultural management from a variety of perspectives, including theoretical and research perspectives. It considers the impact of knowledge, experience, and exposure of cross-cultural differences in developing global viewpoint and citizenship in the...
Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa G.B. Gowreesunkar
January 10, 2020
Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism has recently emerged as a prominent topic of research and considers new risks that jeopardize tourism travel to destinations that have recently experienced climate-related disasters, civil conflicts, and other challenges. This volume presents a host of...
Divya Gupta Chowdhry, Rahul Verma, Manisha Mathur
January 10, 2020
This book has a two-fold mission: to explain and facilitate digital transition in business organizations using information and communications technology and to address the associated growing threat of cyber crime and the challenge of creating and maintaining effective cyber protection. The book...
Bahman Zohuri, Farhang Mossavar-Rahmani
January 10, 2020
In this volume, the authors’ two-fold objective is to lay out a methodology and approach that allows the reader to learn how to utilize existing technology in the form of computer software and hardware for forecasting and decision-making and to discuss factors that affect upcoming events that, in...
Ratih Hurriyati, Benny Tjahjono, Ikuro Yamamoto, Agus Rahayu, Ade Gafar Abdullah, Ari Arifin Danuwijaya
January 07, 2020
The GCBME Book Series aims to promote the quality and methodical reach of the Global Conference on Business Management & Entrepreneurship, which is intended as a high-quality scientific contribution to the science of business management and entrepreneurship. The Contributions are the main...
January 07, 2020
The study of decision-making in foodservice is still a relatively new area of scholarly interest. The application of cost-benefit analysis and behavioral finance and economics in the foodservice context is rare. This volume, Financial Decision-Making in the Foodservice Industry: Economic Costs and...
Chiranji Lal Chowdhary
December 27, 2019
This volume helps to fill the gap between data analytics, image processing, and soft computing practices. Soft computing methods are used to focus on data analytics and image processing to develop good intelligent systems. To this end, readers of this volume will find quality research that presents...
December 19, 2019
The birth of Islam over fourteen centuries ago was a monumental event in human history with an everlasting effect on humanity. For centuries, researchers have contemplated the growth and distribution of Muslims throughout the world. This book presents a reliable estimate of the world Muslim...
Chelsea A. Binns, Bruce Sackman
December 18, 2019
The Art of Investigation examines the qualities required to be a professional, thorough, and effective investigator. As the title suggests, it delves into more than the steps and procedures involved in managing an investigation, it also covers the "soft skills" necessary to effectively direct...
December 17, 2019
You know your organization needs creativity. Your improvement program is effective, but you’re not making the real breakthroughs you were anticipating. Your employees struggle to create innovative change, while you struggle with how to help them. Your lean advisors talk about a "different way of...
Boris Mutafelija, Harvey Stromberg
December 17, 2019
In this age of globalization, process improvement practitioners must be able to comprehend and work with the different standards and frameworks used around the world. While many systems and software engineering organizations rely on a single standard as the primary driver of process improvement...
December 17, 2019
Offering a model, an implementing strategy, as well as traditional and nontraditional methods for the successful enhancement and maintenance of quality, this work establishes a rationale for the continuation of Total Quality Management (TQM) in all organizations. It considers leading...
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