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Not What the Doctor Ordered: Liberating Caregivers and Empowering Consumers for Successful Health Reform

3rd Edition

Jeffrey C. Bauer
June 28, 2019

This 25th Anniversary edition completely updates the powerful insights and policy recommendations of Not What the Doctor Ordered, first published in 1993 by renowned healthcare futurist and medical economist the author. It presents specific solutions to serious problems of cost, quality, access,...

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations

1st Edition

Derk J. Boss, Alan W. Zajic
June 28, 2019

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations addresses the continued and growing need for gaming security professionals to properly and successfully investigate the increasing and unique types of crime they will face in their careers. As the gaming industry has grown, so has the need for competent and...

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

1st Edition

Frank Voehl, H. James Harrington
June 28, 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...

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...

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 ICT Malaise: A Diagnosis and Cure for the Dysfunctional Information and Communication Technologies Service-Delivery Workflow

1st Edition

Nadine Fruin
June 24, 2019

"A valuable, practical guide for navigating through ICT turbulence and dynamics. A lighthouse for the human side of ICT." Erik van de Loo, Director Executive Masters in Change, INSEAD Professor of Organisational Behaviour, INSEAD Business School "The ICT Malaise is a different and thorough point of...

Transforming Leader Paradigms: Evolve from Blanket Solutions to Problem Solving for Complexity

1st Edition

James E. Luckman, Olga Flory
June 21, 2019

An easy read with clear examples and engaging stories, this book is a treat for leaders who are interested in totally transforming the way they work. Luckman and Flory help leaders and organizations shift from a solutions mindset to a problem-solving culture that results in flow and growth where...

Making Sense of Culture: Cross-Cultural Expeditions and Management Practices of Self-Initiated Expatriates in the Foreign Workplace

1st Edition

Norhayati Zakaria
June 19, 2019

This book lies within two interdisciplinary fields that should be bridged: cross-cultural management and international human resource management. The consequences of globalization lead to a more extensive recruitment process of global talents to fit the different work structures and competitive...

Computing Predictive Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Economics: Modeling Techniques with Start-ups and Incubators

1st Edition

Cyrus F. Nourani
June 19, 2019

This volume brings together research and system designs that address the scientific basis and the practical systems design issues that support areas ranging from intelligent business interfaces and predictive analytics to economics modeling.  Applications for management science and IT have...

Lean for the Process Industries: Dealing with Complexity, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Peter L. King
June 19, 2019

Compared to its widespread implementation across almost all areas of production, Lean improvement efforts lag within the process industries. While many innovators have successfully applied Lean principles to these industries during the past three decades, most of those pioneering efforts were never...

Software Deployment, Updating, and Patching

1st Edition

Bill Stackpole, Patrick Hanrion
June 17, 2019

The deployment of software patches can be just as challenging as building entirely new workstations. Training and support issues can haunt even the most successful software launch for months. Preparing for the rigors of software deployment includes not just implementing change, but training...

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

1st Edition

Kenneth D. Lawrence, Ronald K. Klimberg, Virginia M. Miori
June 17, 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...

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