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A Practical Introduction to Supply Chain

David Pheasey
May 23, 2016

In many businesses, supply chain people are trapped in reactive roles where they source, contract, purchase, receive, warehouse, and ship as a service. However, in some businesses suppliers contribute to improvement programs, technology, funding, marketing, logistics, and engineering expertise....

Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality: Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality 2015 (SERVE 2015), Bandung, Indonesia, 1-2 August 2015

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung, Abd Razak Zakaria, Zuwati Binti Hasim
April 05, 2016

This proceedings volume contains papers presented at the 2015 International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2015), covering a wide range of topics in the fields of knowledge and service management, web intelligence, tourism and...

Operational Assessment of IT

Steve Katzman
April 01, 2016

Operational Assessment of IT presents ideas and concepts of optimization designed to improve an organization’s business processes and assist business units in meeting organizational goals more effectively. Rather than focus on specific technologies, computing environments, enterprise risks,...

Securing an IT Organization through Governance, Risk Management, and Audit

Ken E. Sigler, James L. Rainey, III
January 22, 2016

Past events have shed light on the vulnerability of mission-critical computer systems at highly sensitive levels. It has been demonstrated that common hackers can use tools and techniques downloaded from the Internet to attack government and commercial information systems. Although threats may come...

Systematic Strategic Planning: A Comprehensive Framework for Implementation, Control, and Evaluation

Hakan Butuner
November 05, 2015

Strategic planning outlines the path between the current status of the business and the desired status. It requires the business to identify its objectives and goals, and then make the correct decisions to achieve these objectives and goals. This book provides a complete set of practical strategic...

Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century II

Abdulla Y. Al-Hawaj, E.H. Twizell
October 29, 2015

Ahlia University contributes to the advancement and propagation of knowledge by encouraging its academics and research students to publish their original research that can be applied to real-life situations. Co-operation with Brunel University London in the United Kingdom led to the establishing of...

Leading the Internal Audit Function

Lynn Fountain
October 28, 2015

While the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) has provided standards and guidelines for the practice of internal audit through the International Professional Practice Framework (IPPF), internal auditors and Chief Audit Executives (CAEs) continue to experience difficulties when attempting to...

Information Systems: What Every Business Student Needs to Know

Efrem G. Mallach
August 21, 2015

Most information systems textbooks overwhelm business students with overly technical information they may not need in their careers. Information Systems: What Every Business Student Needs to Know takes a new approach to the required information systems course for business majors.For each topic...

The Role of Service in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry: Proceedings of the Annual International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality 2014 (SERVE 2014), Gran Melia, Jakarta, Indonesia, 23-24 August 2014

Ford Lumban Gaol, Fonny Hutagalung
April 09, 2015

This proceedings volume contains papers presented at the 2014 International Conference on Management and Technology in Knowledge, Service, Tourism & Hospitality (SERVE 2014), covering a wide range of topics in the fields of knowledge and service management, web intelligence, tourism and...

Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System Performance

Michael W. Pelphrey
April 02, 2015

Although many books outline approaches for successful ERP implementations, the data shows that most ERP efforts yield minimal return on investment (ROI), with most projects failing. Directing the ERP Implementation: A Best Practice Guide to Avoiding Program Failure Traps While Tuning System...

Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient Care Data in Healthcare Systems

John Zaleski
March 27, 2015

Within a healthcare enterprise, patient vital signs and other automated measurements are communicated from connected medical devices to end-point systems, such as electronic health records, data warehouses and standalone clinical information systems. Connected Medical Devices: Integrating Patient...

The Art of Consultative Selling in IT: Taking Blue Ocean Strategy a Step Ahead

Venkatesh Upadrista
January 27, 2015

If IT companies seek to differentiate themselves from the competition, they must turn to consultative selling. Consultative selling is analyzing the needs and challenges of your customers and selling unique services that enable your customers to reduce costs, increase profits, and improve overall...

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