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Enterprise GIS: Concepts and Applications

1st Edition

John R. Woodard
December 11, 2019

This book defines and discusses how the field of Enterprise Architecture (EA) can be incorporated into the design of Enterprise Geographic Information Systems (EGIS). The objective of EA is to develop a strategic plan that structures an organization’s resources (data, information, people, and...

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,...

A Magnificent Journey to Excellence: Sixteen Years of Six Sigma at Cummins Inc.

1st Edition

George K. Strodtbeck III, Mohan V. Tatikonda PhD
December 10, 2019

This book presents a model of organization transformation success. The model framework comprises a series of S-Curves (maturity curves) of planning and execution activities phased over time. The model is illustrated through description and analysis of an actual, two-decade, highly successful,...

The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement: Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chuck Noon, PhD
December 09, 2019

This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the Emergency Department (ED) by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. This book offers a presentation of Lean tools...

Smart Geospatial Practices and Applications in Local Government: An Altogether Different Language

1st Edition

David A. Holdstock
December 09, 2019

The demand on local government to do more with less by improving operations, increasing productivity, and making better and more informed decisions increases constantly. On a departmental level Geographic Information Systems are helping meet this demand but the majority of local government...

Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook: Inventory and Production Control

1st Edition

Erick C. Jones
December 09, 2019

This handbook begins with the history of Supply Chain (SC) Engineering, it goes on to explain how the SC is connected today, and rounds out with future trends. The overall merit of the book is that it introduces a framework similar to sundial that allows an organization to determine where their...

The Secret to Maximizing Profitability: A Business Novel on How to Successfully Combine The Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Drive Profit Margins to New Levels

1st Edition

Bob Sproull
December 09, 2019

This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same...

Market Assessment with OR Applications

1st Edition

Adarsh Anand, Deepti Aggrawal, Mohini Agarwal
December 09, 2019

This book provides an understanding of the concept of marketing and its role in business and public organization including the need for scientific marketing analysis. It includes a variety of mathematical models applied for better decision making, promotional decisions in the presence of...

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets

1st Edition

Viviana Fanelli
December 09, 2019

Financial Modelling in Commodity Markets provides a basic and self-contained introduction to the ideas underpinning financial modelling of products in commodity markets. The book offers a concise and operational vision of the main models used to represent, assess and simulate real assets and...

Sustainable Development, Leadership, and Innovations

1st Edition

Dalia Streimikiene, Asta Mikalauskiene, Remigijus Ciegis
December 05, 2019

This book deals with the main challenges of sustainable development and the role of sustainable business and corporate social responsibility in implementing these challenges through sustainable leadership and innovations. It includes the economic, social, and environmental dimensions of...

21st Century Innovation in Music Education: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of the Music Education Community (INTERCOME 2018), October 25-26, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1st Edition

Kun Setyaning Astuti, Gary G. McPherson, Bambang Sugeng, Nila Kurniasari, Tutut Herawan, Christopher Drake, Ashadi, Endah Retnowati, Adi Cilik Pierewan
December 04, 2019

Music is an expression of feelings of the soul conveyed through the medium of sound. But not all sounds are music. It might be said that only an organised sound or series of sounds can be called music. Thus, music is connected to the eternal and constant flow and order of the universe, to the laws...

Managing Sustainable Innovation

1st Edition

Vanessa Ratten, Marcela Ramirez-Pasillas, Hans Lundberg
December 03, 2019

This book is an insightful text looking at sustainable innovation and the emerging fourth sector, i.e. hybrid organizations, through an interdisciplinary approach. The book illuminates what hybrid organizations are and how they generate new ways of creating blended value to secure the well-being...

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