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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 Leadership Roadmap: People, Lean, and Innovation, Second Edition

1st Edition

Dwane Baumgardner, Russell Scaffede
July 29, 2019

For more than 60 years, a few organizations have followed what is known as the "Scanlon Plan" for employee engagement. Some early benefits were achieved and employee satisfaction was high in these companies, such as Donnelly Corporation and Herman Miller Office Furniture. Likewise, for more than 30...

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,...

Global Competitiveness: Business Transformation in the Digital Era: Proceedings of the First Economics and Business Competitiveness International Conference (EBCICON 2018), September 21-22, 2018, Bali, Indonesia

1st Edition

Ade Gafar Abdullah, Isma Widiaty, Cep Ubad Abdullah
July 23, 2019

The proceedings of the "Economics and Business Competitiveness International Conference" (EBCICON) provides a selection of papers, either research results or literature reviews, on business transformation in the digital era. Nine major subject areas, comprising accounting and governance, customer...

Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools

1st Edition

Stephen Yorkstone
July 17, 2019

Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size...

Optimizing Your Supply-Chain Performance: How to Assess and Improve Your Company's Strategy and Execution Capabilities

1st Edition

Raymond Kelly
July 17, 2019

Most companies are continuously trying to reduce their supply-chain costs, time to market, and inventory. Optimizing Your Supply-Chain Performance: How to Assess and Improve Your Company’s Strategy and Execution Capabilities presents the "how-to's" (and a few "how-NOT-to’s"!) for conducting...

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...

Managing IoT Systems for Institutions and Cities

1st Edition

Chuck Benson
July 15, 2019

This book defines what IoT Systems manageability looks like and what the associated resources and costs are of that manageability. It identifies IoT Systems performance expectations and addresses the difficult challenges of determining actual costs of IoT Systems implementation, operation, and...

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing

1st Edition

Karen Snyder Travis
July 15, 2019

Reducing Operational Costs in Composites Manufacturing provides organization-specific principles for managers working in the composites industry. It utilizes a "how to" format for reducing operational costs and provides examples for each principle. In the first two sections, readers learn how to...

Root Cause Analysis: Improving Performance for Bottom-Line Results, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Mark A. Latino, Robert J. Latino, Kenneth C. Latino
July 12, 2019

This book comprehensively outlines what a holistic and effective Root Cause Analysis (RCA) system looks like. From the designing of the support infrastructure to the measuring of effectiveness on the bottom-line, this book provides the blueprint for making it happen. While traditionally RCA is...

5S Office: 30 Day Action Log: 30 Day Action Log

1st Edition

Enna
July 11, 2019

The 30 Day Action Log form is used as the central point of communication for specific actionable items to be performed over the 30 days following the completion of a 5S Office workshop. This form tracks identified 5S Office problems found during the workshop that cannot be solved immediately due to...

Seaman's Guide to Human Factors, Leadership, and Personnel Management

1st Edition

Jose Rodriguez Cordon
July 11, 2019

Training and certification for Seafarers has been founded on technical aspects, but maybe the most important thing to do aboard a ship is dealing with people. This book, written with seamen in mind, covers areas of expertise that every officer should know to improve motivation, engagement, teamwork...

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