Business & Management

Per Page:
Sort:

DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

Featured

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

Featured

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

Featured

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

Featured

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...

Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition

James R. Morris, John P. Daley
May 15, 2017

A properly structured financial model can provide decision makers with a powerful planning tool that helps them identify the consequences of their decisions before they are put into practice. Introduction to Financial Models for Management and Planning, Second Edition enables professionals and...

Work Design: A Systematic Approach

Adedeji B. Badiru, Sharon C. Bommer
May 11, 2017

Work is all around us and permeates everything we do and everyday activities. Not all work is justified, not all work is properly designed, or evaluated accurately, or integrated. A systems model will make work more achievable through better management. Work is defined as a process of performing a...

Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation

Anthony V. DiSalvatore
April 14, 2017

Unlike current books on the market that focus primarily on the technical aspects of surveillance and protection, Security Surveillance Centers: Design, Implementation, and Operation focuses on the operation of a security surveillance center. This text explains in detail the role of security...

On Time, In Full: Achieving Perfect Delivery with Lean Thinking in Purchasing, Supply Chain, and Production Planning

Timothy McLean
April 11, 2017

This book is a practical guide for manufacturers on how to meet a fundamental requirement – how to deliver to the customer the right product in the right quantity at the right time. While the concept of on-time delivery seems deceptively simple, achieving it can be incredibly complex. This book...

Lean Implementation: Applications and Hidden Costs

Frances Alston
April 11, 2017

This book will address key organizational issues that must be considered and addressed when implementing Lean business practices. The book offers solutions for many of the challenges, provides a resource that leaders can use in addressing cultural and regulatory issues, provides means to address...

Solving Population Health Problems through Collaboration

Ron Bialek, Leslie M. Beitsch, John W. Moran
March 27, 2017

Rapid changes in healthcare and public health offer tremendous opportunities to focus on process improvement. Public health departments and agencies increasingly work collaboratively with hospitals and other community partners to promote knowledge and improve collective impact through public and...

Social Network Analysis: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Case Studies

Xiaoming Fu, Jar-Der Luo, Margarete Boos
March 21, 2017

The book addresses the issue of interdisciplinary understanding of collaboration on the topic of social network studies. Researchers and practitioners from various disciplines including sociology, computer science, socio-psychology, public health, complex systems, and management science have worked...

Prevention of Accidents and Unwanted Occurrences: Theory, Methods, and Tools in Safety Management, Second Edition

Urban Kjellen, Eirik Albrechtsen
March 14, 2017

This new edition comes after about 15 years of development in the field of safety science and practice. The book addresses the question of how to improve risk assessments, investigations, and organizational learning inside companies in order to prevent unwanted occurrences. The book helps the...

Just-in-Time for Healthcare

Thomas L. Jackson
March 06, 2017

The change from traditional ways of producing and managing healthcare services to a just-in-time approach requires a new understanding about what adds value for the patient or customer, and what does not. Just-in-Time for Healthcare is intended to share powerful knowledge that will help you...

Linking Health and Education for African American Students’ Success

Nadine M. Finigan-Carr
March 06, 2017

The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this...

Understanding Personal Security and Risk: A Guide for Business Travelers

Charles E. Goslin
March 01, 2017

Uniting broad, time-tested security principles and the author’s 35-plus years of experience with international security, intelligence, and foreign affairs, Understanding Personal Security: A Guide for Business Travelers offers a detailed yet practical framework on which to develop personal security...

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Planning and Scheduling

Geza Paul Bottlik
February 27, 2017

This book introduces readers to the many variables and constraints involved in planning and scheduling complex systems, such as airline flights and university courses. Students will become acquainted with the necessity for scheduling activities under conditions of limited resources in industrial...

Conferences

Year: