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Blockchain in Healthcare: Innovations that Empower Patients, Connect Professionals and Improve Care

1st Edition

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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...

Infonomics: How to Monetize, Manage, and Measure Information as an Asset for Competitive Advantage

1st Edition

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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...

Leading the Lean Enterprise Transformation

2nd Edition

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George Koenigsaecker
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...

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

3rd 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 ...

A Leadership Journey in Health Care: Virginia Mason's Story

1st Edition

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Charles Kenney
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...

Lean Production Simplified: A Plain-Language Guide to the World's Most Powerful Production System

3rd Edition

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Pascal Dennis
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...

Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters

1st Edition

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Lisa Bodell
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...

Small Acts of Leadership: 12 Intentional Behaviors That Lead to Big Impact

1st Edition

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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...

Joy of Strategy: A Business Plan for Life

1st Edition

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Allison Rimm
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...

Conversational Intelligence: How Great Leaders Build Trust and Get Extraordinary Results

1st Edition

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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...

Truth from the Trenches: A Practical Guide to the Art of It Management

1st Edition

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Mark Settle
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...

Ego vs. EQ: How Top Leaders Beat 8 Ego Traps With Emotional Intelligence

1st Edition

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Jen Shirkani
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...

Cross-Cultural Exposure and Connections: Intercultural Learning for Global Citizenship

1st Edition

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...

Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism: Toward a New Management Approach

1st Edition

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...

The Evolution of Business in the Cyber Age: Digital Transformation, Threats, and Security

1st Edition

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...

A Model to Forecast Future Paradigms: Volume 1: Introduction to Knowledge Is Power in Four Dimensions

1st Edition

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...

Advances in Business, Management and Entrepreneurship: Proceedings of the 3rd Global Conference on Business Management & Entrepreneurship (GC-BME 3), 8 August 2018, Bandung, Indonesia

1st Edition

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...

Financial Decision-Making in the Foodservice Industry: Economic Costs and Benefits

1st Edition

Amit Sharma
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...

Intelligent Systems: Advances in Biometric Systems, Soft Computing, Image Processing, and Data Analytics

1st Edition

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...

The World Muslim Population: Spatial and Temporal Analyses

1st Edition

Houssain Kettani
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...

The Art of Investigation

1st Edition

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...

Creatively Lean: How to Get Out of Your Own Way and Drive Innovation Throughout Your Organization

1st Edition

Bella Englebach
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...

Process Improvement with CMMI® v1.2 and ISO Standards

1st Edition

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...

TQM Engineering Handbook

1st Edition

D.H. Stamatis
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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