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The Future of Organizations: Workplace Issues and Practices

Arvind K. Birdie
July 31, 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...

Project Management Theory and Practice, Third Edition

Gary L. Richardson, Brad M. Jackson
July 19, 2018

Project Management: Theory and Practice, Third Edition gives students a broad and real flavor of project management. Bringing project management to life, it avoids being too sterilely academic and too narrowly focused on a particular industry view. It takes a model-based approach towards project...

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...

Hearing the Voice of the Shingo Principles: Creating Sustainable Cultures of Enterprise Excellence

Robert Derald Miller
June 18, 2018

For more than 50 years, organizations of all types have struggled to achieve lasting benefits from the many tools and programs associated with various continuous-improvement initiatives. In fact, the notion of "continuous" improvement is largely a misnomer -- for many organizations, continuous...

Excellence Beyond Compliance: Establishing a Medical Device Quality System

William I. White
May 24, 2018

Many companies limp along from day-to-day treating the quality side of the business as a necessary evil, and doing only what is minimally necessary for compliance to regulations. This kind of approach to compliance almost always results in inefficiencies and sometimes can result in a curious kind...

Sustaining a Culture of Process Control and Continuous Improvement: The Roadmap for Efficiency and Operational Excellence

Philip J. Gisi
May 10, 2018

This comprehensive book presents a methodology for continuous process improvement in a structured, logical, and easily understandable framework based on industry accepted tools, techniques, and practices. It begins by explaining the conditions necessary for establishing a stable and capable process...

Hoshin Kanri for Healthcare: Toyota-Style Long-Term Thinking and Strategy Deployment to Unlock Your Organization’s True Potential

Gerard A. Berlanga, Brock C. Husby, Heather K. Anderson
May 04, 2018

The best healthcare organizations have developed effective approaches to develop compelling strategic visions and strategies based on long-term thinking and continue to apply Lean principles across their organizations to create a culture of continuous improvement. Establishing effective strategies...

Lean System Management for Leaders: A New Performance Management Toolset

Richard E. Mallory
April 23, 2018

The concepts of quality management have been progressively interpreted and stylized by various practitioners over time, particularly through specific successful applications of its use. Its current predominant application has been narrowed even more through the focused practice of Lean Six Sigma....

Visible Knowledge for Flawless Design: The Secret Behind Lean Product Development

Allen C. Ward, Dantar P. Oosterwal, Durward K. Sobek II
April 17, 2018

Visible knowledge is a tool nearly lost in the West, but it has been used to great effect by Toyota in its 50-year march from noncompetitiveness to its current status as the second largest automobile company in the world. It is key for the 50% growth in market share Toyota plans for this decade...

Quality Standards for Highly Effective Government, Second Edition

Richard E. Mallory
April 11, 2018

Quality Standards for Highly Effective Government, Second Edition establishes a "new normal" in government that will ultimately reinvent the practice of democratic government. The principal catalyst for this change will be the adoption of auditable quality standards within every government...

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April 03, 2018

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