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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...

Naked Safety: Exploring The Dynamics of Safety in a Fast-Changing World

Andrew Sharman
July 12, 2018

Workplace safety has never been seen as sexy, clever or cool. Fraught with legislative hurdles, ambiguous policy and complex procedures, despite its alleged importance safety has lost its way. For many organisations safety is seen as burdensome and bureaucratic and has become little more than...

The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

Arvind K. Birdie
July 12, 2018

This volume provides valuable insights into how organizations are changing and evolving and how human resource personnel, employers, and employees are reacting to these emerging workplace transitions. Today’s successful organizations must be learning organizations in that they must keep abreast and...

Strengthening Research Capacity and Disseminating New Findings in Nursing and Public Health: Proceedings of the 1st Andalas International Nursing Conference (AINiC 2017), September 25-27, 2017, Padang, Indonesia

Hema Malini, Khatijah Lim Abdullah, Judith McFarlane, Jeff Evans, Yanti Puspita Sari
July 12, 2018

Andalas International Nursing Conference (AINiC) is a dedicated conference aimed at researchers in nursing, public health and other health sciences topics. The 1st AINiC 2017 was held in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, from 25-27 September 2017. The conference theme was "Strengthening Research...

PgMP® Practice Test Questions: 1000+ Practice Exam Questions for the PgMP® Examination

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
July 09, 2018

Up to date with the fourth edition of PMI’s Program Management Standard, PgMP®  Practice Test Questions: 1000+ Practice Exam Questions for the PgMP®  Examination contains more than 1,000 practice questions to help readers hone their knowledge and test their skills. It covers all...

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management

Christina M. Holbrook, David E. Bixler, Eugene A. Rugala, Carri Casteel
July 03, 2018

Workplace Violence: Issues in Threat Management defines what workplace violence is, delves into the myths and realities surrounding the topic and provides readers with the latest statistics, thinking, and strategies in the prevention of workplace violence. The authors, who themselves have...

Financial Literacy Education: Addressing Student, Business, and Government Needs

Jay Liebowitz
June 30, 2018

Today's graduates should be grounded in the basics of personal finance and possess the skills and knowledge necessary to make informed decisions and take responsibility for their own financial well-being. Faced with an array of complex financial services and sophisticated products, many graduates...

Introduction to Sustainability Analytics

Raghavan (Ram) Ramanan
June 28, 2018

Society must consider the impacts of climate change and the subsequent move toward public and corporate environmental sustainability. This book will merge corporate and public sector perspectives on sustainable development with regard to business and engineering approaches. Sustainability metrics...

Moving Out of Poverty: An inquiry into the inclusive growth in Asia

Jonna P. Estudillo, Keijiro Otsuka
June 28, 2018

The words of US President John F. Kennedy, "the rising tide lifts all boats," can be applied to inclusive growth in contemporary Asia, where the poor are able to participate in and benefit from economic growth. Moving Out of Poverty explores three channels through which economic growth confers...

Operational Risk Management in Container Terminals

Eric Su, Edward Tang, Kin Keung Lai, Yan Pui Lee
June 28, 2018

This book provides an overview of the operation of container terminals and the associated risks with such operations. These risks are often ignored or not properly investigated by both scholars and practitioners. Operational Risk Management in Container Terminals explores and discusses the...

Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer

Ambrose Lo
June 27, 2018

The proliferation of financial derivatives over the past decades, options in particular, has underscored the increasing importance of derivative pricing literacy among students, researchers, and practitioners. Derivative Pricing: A Problem-Based Primer demystifies the essential derivative pricing...

Digital Healing: People, Information, Healthcare

Marc Ringel
June 22, 2018

Medical practice and research are inconceivable today without electronic computing and communication tools. Digital machines do many tasks orders-of-magnitude better, faster and more accurately than humans. Still, there are functions critical to the healthcare endeavor that people do much better...

The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government

Chiang H. Ren
June 20, 2018

The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government guides professionals on how to use operations research to solve problems and capture opportunities for government customers. The governments of modern democratic nations manage large complex societal operations to offer...

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