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Theory of Constraints: Creative Problem Solving

Umesh P. Nagarkatte, Nancy Oley
December 07, 2017

This book was written to assist professionals and students to become proactive in their own education, improve thinking, resolve personal and interpersonal conflicts, improve pedagogy, manage departmental affairs and guide administrative decisions. The text captures the practical experience of the...

SMACing the Bank: How to Use Social Media, Mobility, Analytics and Cloud Technologies to Transform the Business Processes of Banks and the Banking Experience

Balaji Raghunathan, Rajashekara Maiya
November 13, 2017

The formula for the Future of Work is called SMAC - social, mobile, analytics and cloud on one integrated stack where each function enables another to maximize its effect. This is the new enterprise IT model delivering an organization that is more connective, collaborative, real time and productive...

The Lean Brain Theory: Complex Networked Lean Strategic Organizational Design

Javier Villalba-Diez, PhD
November 02, 2017

The most complex organization known in the universe is inside of our heads: our brain. Because organizations are formed by human beings, The Lean Brain Theory aims to mimic human brain structure and functionality so as to enable the emergence of brain-like organizations in which the 'neurons' are...

Leadership Can Be Learned: Clarity, Connection, and Results

Gilmore Crosby
October 31, 2017

Leadership is poorly understood because human systems are poorly understood. Like the "flat earth" theory of old, modern work culture is limited by a paradigm in which problems are understood as "clashes of personality,"' and blame is directed at the superficial level of individuals, groups, and...

Big Data Analytics: Tools and Technology for Effective Planning

Arun K. Somani, Ganesh Chandra Deka
October 27, 2017

The proposed book will discuss various aspects of big data Analytics. It will deliberate upon the tools, technology, applications, use cases and research directions in the field. Chapters would be contributed by researchers, scientist and practitioners from various reputed universities and...

Creating Smart Enterprises: Leveraging Cloud, Big Data, Web, Social Media, Mobile and IoT Technologies

Vivek Kale
October 26, 2017

"Vivek Kale's Creating Smart Enterprises goes smack-dab at the heart of harnessing technology for competing in today's chaotic digital era. Actually, for him, it's SMACT-dab: SMACT (Social media, Mobile, Analytics and big data, Cloud computing, and internet of Things) technologies. This book is...

Enhancing Business Stability Through Collaboration: Proceedings of the International Conference on Business and Management Research (ICBMR 2016), October 25-27, 2016, Lombok, Indonesia

Ari Kuncoro, Viverita, Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati, Dony Abdul Chalid
October 17, 2017

Business practices in emerging markets are constantly challenged by the dynamic environments that involve stakeholders. This increases the interconnectedness and collaboration as well as spillover effect among business agents, that may increase or hold back economic stability. This phenomenon is...

Information Technology and Organizational Learning: Managing Behavioral Change in the Digital Age

Arthur M. Langer
October 11, 2017

Focusing on the critical role IT plays in organizational development, the book shows how to employ action learning to improve the competitiveness of an organization. Defining the current IT problem from an operational and strategic perspective, it presents a collection of case studies that...

Post-Capitalist Entrepreneurship: Startups for the 99%

Boyd Cohen
October 05, 2017

Post-Capitalist Entrepreneurship: Startups for the 99% details the implications of the post-capitalist society on entrepreneurship around the globe, and it challenges many of our underlying assumptions about how entrepreneurs form startups and the objectives and roles, or lack thereof, of startup...

Retail Supply Chain Management, Second Edition

James B. Ayers, Mary Ann Odegaard
October 02, 2017

Retail supply chain consists of multiple segments from sales to distribution to finance. Retail manufacturers rely on a complicated web of suppliers. Customer demand and market competition today requires extreme efficiency from end to end. This book offers the retail supply chain executive with the...

Enterprise Performance Intelligence and Decision Patterns

Vivek Kale
October 02, 2017

"Vivek Kale has written a great book on performance management that focuses on decision-making; on continuous, incremental improvement; and on identifying common patterns in becoming a more intelligent organization." —James Taylor, CEO of Decision Management Solutions and author of Real-World...

New Trends in Process Control and Production Management: Proceedings of the International Conference on Marketing Management, Trade, Financial and Social Aspects of Business (MTS 2017), May 18-20, 2017, Košice, Slovak Republic and Tarnobrzeg, Poland

Lenka Štofová, Petra Szaryszová
September 28, 2017

Dynamic economics, technological changes, increasing pressure from competition and customers to improve manufacturing and services are some of the major challenges to enterprises these days. New ways of improving organizational activities and management processes have to be created, in order to...

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