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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 "...

The Innovation Systems Cycle: Simplifying and Incorporating the Guidelines of the ISO 56002 Standard and Best Practices

1st Edition

H. James Harrington, Frank Voehl
October 08, 2019

Currently, the prime focus for US business plans should not be on the manufacturing process design and delivery processes, but on greatly improving innovation leadership, design engineering capability, and sales and marketing innovation. These three areas have been sadly lacking significant...

Systems Engineering: A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
September 30, 2019

This book will change the way you think about problems. It focuses on creating solutions to all sorts of complex problems by taking a practical, problem-solving approach. It discusses not only what needs to be done, but it also provides guidance and examples of how to do it. The book applies...

Project Management Hacking: How to Manage Projects More Efficiently and Effectively in Less Time

1st Edition

Douglas Peyton Martin
September 11, 2019

This book provides the much-needed, no-nonsense guidance crucial for project managers – that is, the type of guidance that is missing from every major body of knowledge and educational offering for working project managers. This very practical book identifies the activities that influence project...

Global Construction Data

1st Edition

Stephen Gruneberg
September 04, 2019

Global construction data is vital for contractors, governments, international organisations, policy makers, academic researchers and statisticians. As the global population of the world expands, the sustainability of the built environment raises the political agenda and the need to manage...

Global Software Engineering: Virtualization and Coordination

1st Edition

Gamel O. Wiredu
July 30, 2019

Technology and organizations co-evolve, as is illustrated by the growth of information and communication technology (ICT) and global software engineering (GSE). Technology has enabled the development of innovations in GSE. The literature on GSE has emphasized the role of the organization at the...

The Business of People: Leadership for the Changing World

1st Edition

Iain Fraser, Madeleine Taylor
July 24, 2019

The Business of People is purposefully focused on people. The book will assist you to develop and support yourself with your people leadership, knowledge, and skills. It is an opportunity to better manage yourself and lead others, including your organization, into the modern volatile, uncertain,...

Systemic and Systematic Project Management

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
July 16, 2019

This book applies systems thinking to treat project management in a systemic and systematic manner from a problem-solving perspective. Considering the project as a system, the book discusses traditional project planning and organizing, as well as some neglected aspects of the project, namely how to...

Capturing Upside Risk: Finding and Managing Opportunities in Projects

1st Edition

David Hillson
June 25, 2019

With more than three decades of experience as a thought-leader and expert practitioner, PMI Fellow Dr. David Hillson shares practical insight into how upside risks can be identified, assessed, and managed as opportunities. After reviewing the benefits of identifying opportunities, the...

Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
June 04, 2019

The goal of the new edition is to continue with a systems view of the world. For a more robust and worldwide market dissemination, the new edition has changed to a reference book. The project systems approach to project management, is needed in executing projects across countries and across...

Digital Quality Management in Construction

1st Edition

Paul Marsden
May 07, 2019

Much has been written about Building Information Modelling (BIM) driving collaboration and innovation, but how will future quality managers and engineers develop digital capabilities in augmented and video realities, with business intelligence platforms, robots, new materials, artificial...

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