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DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

3rd 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

3rd 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 ...

People Over Process: Leadership for Agility

1st Edition

Michael K. Levine
September 30, 2019

This book is about improving and sustaining agility by focusing on people over process, as the first agile value advocates, and is the third and final book in the author's Lean and Agile Software trilogy. The first – A Tale of Two Systems: Lean and Agile Software Development for Business Leaders –...

Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
September 18, 2019

This book provides a new approach to systems architecting not previously available. The book provides a compact innovative procedure for architecting any type of system. Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples describes a method of system architecting that is believed to be a substantial...

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing

1st Edition

Karen Snyder Travis
July 15, 2019

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing provides organization-specific principles for managers working in the composites industry. It utilizes a "how to" format for reducing operational costs and provides examples for each principle. In the first two sections, readers learn how to...

Emerging Frontiers in Industrial and Systems Engineering: Success Through Collaboration

1st Edition

Harriet B. Nembhard, Elizabeth A. Cudney, Katherine M. Coperich
June 24, 2019

Success is driven through collaboration. The field of Industrial and Systems Engineering has evolved as a major engineering field with interdisciplinary strength drawn from effective utilization, process improvement, optimization, design, and management of complex systems. It is a broad discipline...

The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Virginia M. Miori
June 12, 2019

Reporting on cutting-edge research in production, distribution, and transportation, The Supply Chain in Manufacturing, Distribution, and Transportation: Modeling, Optimization, and Applications provides the understanding needed to tackle key problems within the supply chain. Viewing the supply...

The Organizational Master Plan Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Planning and Results

1st Edition

Frank Voehl, H. James Harrington
June 12, 2019

Published in 2012: Written by recognized leaders in applying Performance Improvement methodologies to business processes and entire organizations, this book defines the composition of and highlights the differences in the operating plan, strategic business plan, strategic improvement plan, and the...

A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability: Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

1st Edition

Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier
May 23, 2019

In an age when most business plans extend only to the next quarterly reporting period, the authors of this book propose an audaciously longer view of future planning. Reaching beyond the modern five or ten-year strategic plan, the authors take a cue from Kongo Gumi, a Japanese construction company...

The Organizational Alignment Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Acceleration

1st Edition

H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl
May 07, 2019

First published in 2012, in the same way that a well-defined approach is needed to develop an effective strategic plan, an equally well-designed approach is needed to support the alignment of your organization's structure, management concepts, systems, processes, networks, knowledge nets, training,...

Systems Engineering Models: Theory, Methods, and Applications

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
March 28, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive compilation of practical systems engineering models. The application and recognition of systems engineering is spreading rapidly, however there is no book that addresses the availability and usability of systems engineering models. Notable among the models to be...

Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim
March 05, 2019

This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques with an industrial outlook. It covers a broad area related to real life complex decision making problems using a heuristics approach. It also explores a wide perspective and...

Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices

1st Edition

David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, Elizabeth A. Cudney
February 18, 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has altered manufacturing as we know it, with shortened development time, increased performance, and reduced product costs. Executive management in industry are bombarded by marketing from their competitors showcasing design solutions leveraged through AM. Therefore,...

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
January 28, 2019

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving focuses upon articulating ways of thinking in today’s world of systems and systems engineering. It also explores how the old masters made the advances they made, hundreds of years ago. Taken together, these considerations represent new ways...

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