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Deming The Way We Knew Him

Frank Voehl
February 28, 1995

Perhaps no other person in the history of modern business has so profoundly affected the methods of quality improvement in industry than W. Edwards Deming. The subject of many books, articles, and television documentaries, Dr. Deming has become the world-recognized leader of the quality movement in...

Engineering Documentation Control Practices & Procedures

Elaine Monahan
February 17, 1995

Discusses the requirements for establishing, maintaining and revitalizing an efficient engineering documentation control system for use by technical and manufacturing personnel in private industry. The book stresses simplicity and common sense in the development and implementation of all control...

Occupational Stress: A Handbook

Rick Crandall, Pamela L Perrewe
February 02, 1995

Bringing together renowned scholars, this handbook contains innovative current empirical and theoretical research in the area of job stress. The workplace is one of the major sources of stress in an individual's life. Placing this important topic in the context of a transactional process, this work...

Product Design

Mike Baxter
January 31, 1995

The discovery of market needs and the manufacture of a product to meet those needs are integral parts of the same process. Since most textbooks on new product development are written from either a marketing or an engineering perspective, it is important for students to encounter these two aspects...

Work and Aging: A European Prospective

Jan Snel, R. Cremer
January 30, 1995

In the past few years the topic of work and ageing has received much public and professional interest. The progressive "greying" of the population and its impact on work is a problem of widespread and growing concern, with major consequences for the economy in terms of productivity, performance,...

Multimedia and Megachange: New Roles for Educational Computing

W Michael Reed, John K Burton
January 18, 1995

The use of multimedia strikes at the very heart of traditional teaching and learning methods, and is changing the way educators think about the whole process of teaching and learning. Multimedia and Megachange spurs ideas for the use of interactive technology to revolutionize teaching and learning....

The First Generation of Electronic Records Archivists in the United States: A Study in Professionalization

Richard Cox
January 03, 1995

This book helps readers understand the current status of archivists in the United States. It addresses issues of professionalization by re-examining two major aspects of the archival community: institutional forms and structures, and the basic educational foundations that are important to any...

5 Pillars of the Visual Workplace

Hiroyuki Hirano
January 01, 1995

Increase Profitability and Decrease Liability with 5S  A criticalyet often overlooked area in the visual workplace is the concept of continuous improvement. In this important work, JIT expert Hiroyuki Hirano introduces his 5S System: Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. These...

How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace: A Basic Guide

Erdener Kaynak, Fahri Karakaya
December 21, 1994

How to Utilize New Information Technology in the Global Marketplace is an excellent training tool for business executives who wish to increase their skills in the field of international business. Readers will learn how to use international databases to search new markets or find information on...

Electronic Tools for Social Work Practice and Education

Hy Resnick
December 19, 1994

Specific applications of electronic technology--computer games, computer simulations, and interactive videodisc programs--have distinct contributions to make in furthering human service education and practice. With user-friendly software more available, human service professionals can readily use...

Library Information Technology and Networks

Charles Grosch
November 15, 1994

Offers an historical perspective of the past 25 years of computers in libraries, profileing currently available processing systems according to their size and platform. The short- and long-term future of information technology in libraries.;College or university bookstores may order five or more...

Reference Services in the Humanities

Judy Reynolds
November 11, 1994

This helpful book provides practical insight into the work and environment of reference services in the humanities. Librarian?s mental maps of humanities reference materials must include an awareness of the metaphoric, not too precise nature of many patrons’queries. Reference Services in the...