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Conveyors: Application, Selection, and Integration

1st Edition

Patrick M McGuire
March 20, 2020

Put simply, this is probably the first book in 40 years to comprehensively discuss conveyors, a topic that seems mundane until the need arises to move material from point A to point B without manual intervention. Conveyors: Application, Selection, and Integration gives industrial designers,...

Lean Construction: Core Concepts and New Frontiers

1st Edition

Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Mike Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela
March 10, 2020

This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the New Production Philosophy to Construction and, in...

Project Management for Healthcare

2nd Edition

David Shirley
February 11, 2020

Project Management for Healthcare, Second Edition covers the significant changes in both the direction of healthcare and the direction of project management. The most significant change in healthcare is the prevalence of online data and the need for its protection. The book explains how data can be...

Marketing Projects

1st Edition

Olivier Mesly
February 07, 2020

Marketing is about placing a new product or service into the market. Projects are about delivering new products and services. The merger of these two fields holds great promise for delivering value to organizations and their clients. Project managers can serve many markets ranging from investors...

Effective Lifecycle Management of Healthcare Applications: Utilizing a Portfolio Framework

1st Edition

Susan M. Houston, Ryan D. Kennedy
February 03, 2020

The rapid growth of software applications within healthcare organizations has made it essential to have defined methodologies and formal processes for the management of the entire Information Technology (IT) portfolio. Utilizing a portfolio management framework throughout an application’s lifecycle...

TQM Engineering Handbook

1st Edition

D.H. Stamatis
December 17, 2019

Offering a model, an implementing strategy, as well as traditional and nontraditional methods for the successful enhancement and maintenance of quality, this work establishes a rationale for the continuation of Total Quality Management (TQM) in all organizations. It considers leading...

A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

1st Edition

Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon
December 11, 2019

Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. This book will help decision-makers assess whether Public Private Partnerships (PPP) might be a viable option to meet their airport development requirements. It walks the reader through the airport PPP process,...

Thriving at the Edge of Chaos: Managing Projects as Complex Adaptive Systems

1st Edition

Jonathan Sapir
November 22, 2019

For many organizations, the way in which projects are managed is a fundamental factor in how well they can prosper in today’s marketplace. Unfortunately, the current solutions available to companies for managing projects are proving to be increasingly ineffective in a complex world that is becoming...

Evolving Toolbox for Complex Project Management

1st Edition

Alex Gorod, Leonie Hallo, Vernon Ireland, Indra Gunawan
November 19, 2019

This book enhances learning about complex project management principles and practices through the introduction and discussion of a portfolio of tools presented as an evolving toolbox. Throughout the book, industry practitioners examine the toolsets that are part of the toolbox to develop a broader...

Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Deborah Sater Carstens, Gary L. Richardson
November 13, 2019

The topic of project management is truly an evolution of art seeking science. This activity involves balancing project objectives against the constraints of time, budget, and quality. Achieving this balance requires skill, experience, along with the use of many tools, and techniques which are the...

Integration of Process Planning and Scheduling: Approaches and Algorithms

1st Edition

Rakesh Kumar Phanden, Ajai Jain, J. Paulo Davim
October 17, 2019

Both process planning and scheduling are very important functions of manufacturing, which affect together the cost to manufacture a product and the time to deliver it. This book contains various approaches proposed by researchers to integrate the process planning and scheduling functions of...

The Stakeholder Perspective: Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects

1st Edition

Massimo Pirozzi
October 09, 2019

The Stakeholder Perspective places people at the center of both projects and project management. It gives to the project management community a helpful, innovative, stakeholder-centered approach to increase projects’ delivered value and success rate. It presents a logical model also called the "...

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