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Architecting Fail‐Safe Supply Networks

1st Edition

Shabnam Rezapour, Amirhossein Khosrojerdi, Golnoosh Rasoulifar, Janet K. Allen, Jitesh H. Panchal, Ramakrishnan S. Srinivasan, Jeffrey D. Tew, Farrokh Mistree
October 02, 2018

A fail-safe supply network is designed to mitigate the impact of variations and disruptions on people and corporations. This is achieved by (1) developing a network structure to mitigate the impact of disruptions that distort the network structure and (2) planning flow through the network to...

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

1st Edition

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...

Industrial Energy Management Strategies: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

1st Edition

Kaushik Bhattacharjee
January 26, 2018

The importance of energy management has grown in recent years due to the heightened awareness of the impact of energy use on the environment and its very real impact on a company’s bottom line. This book provides a detailed and knowledgeable reference for those engaged in the energy management...

Lowering Your Facility’s Electric Rates

1st Edition

Lindsay Audin
October 30, 2017

Many energy practitioners are either uninformed or misinformed regarding how electricity is actually priced. Many are also unaware of how to properly calculate potential dollar savings from energy efficiency upgrades. Designed for commercial/industrial/institutional (C&I) power customers,...

Phoenix Leadership: The Healthcare Executive’s Strategy for Relevance and Resilience

1st Edition

Valentina Gokenbach
August 09, 2017

Today’s healthcare leaders are facing challenges unlike ever before. New healthcare laws, reimbursement models and regulations unnerve even the most senior of leaders resulting in increasingly shorter tenures of those in leadership positions. The modern healthcare leader needs to be increasingly...

Energy Centered Maintenance: A Green Maintenance System

1st Edition

Marvin T. Howell, Fadi Alshakhshir
March 02, 2017

Energy Centered Maintenance proves a detailed description of how to implement Energy Centered Maintenance (ECM) at any organization. It includes a new six-step technical process with detailed instructions of each of these steps explained with clear examples. Areas covered include preventative...

Energy Management for the Metals Industry

1st Edition

Cynthia K. Belt
January 09, 2017

Energy management training and solutions are not one size fits all. While some general methods apply, the metals industry has its own unique processes and environments for which a more tailored approach is necessary. Aimed at managers, engineers, and supervisors working in the metals industry,...

Heritage, Culture and Society: Research agenda and best practices in the hospitality and tourism industry

1st Edition

Salleh Mohd Radzi, Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah, Norzuwana Sumarjan, Zurinawati Mohi, Didi Sukyadi, Karim Suryadi, Pupung Purnawarman
December 14, 2016

Heritage, Culture and Society contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference (IHTC2016) & 2nd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2016), Bandung, Indonesia, 10—12 October 2016). The book covers 7 themes: i) Hospitality and tourism managementii)...

Inventory and Production Management in Supply Chains

4th Edition

Edward A. Silver, David F. Pyke, Douglas J. Thomas
December 01, 2016

Authored by a team of experts, the new edition of this bestseller presents practical techniques for managing inventory and production throughout supply chains. It covers the current context of inventory and production management, replenishment systems for managing individual inventories within a...

Practical Lubrication for Industrial Facilities, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Heinz P. Bloch, Kenneth Bannister
November 22, 2016

Now completely revised and updated, this definitive reference provides a comprehensive resource on the fundamental principles of lubricant application, what products are available, and which lubricants are most effective for specific applications. It also offers a detailed and highly practical...

The Facility Manager's Guide to Safety and Security

1st Edition

John W. Henderson
August 24, 2016

A guide for facility managers of varying types of facilities including, apartment buildings/complexes, office buildings, retail stores, educational facilities (schools), restaurants, and countless others. It will look specifically at the physical similarities inherent in all buildings/facilities...

Managing Crises Overseas

1st Edition

Scott Alan Ast
August 15, 2016

The book examines crisis management for operations located outside of a corporation’s normal confines, particularly in regions which might be overtly threatening or hostile to multinational corporations and their people and assets overseas. Outlining proper operating procedures, planning,...

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