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Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
January 28, 2019

Thinking: A Guide to Systems Engineering Problem-Solving focuses upon articulating ways of thinking in today’s world of systems and systems engineering. It also explores how the old masters made the advances they made, hundreds of years ago. Taken together, these considerations represent new ways...

Sustaining Workforce Engagement: How to Ensure Your Employees Are Healthy, Happy, and Productive

1st Edition

Lonnie Wilson
January 25, 2019

This book explains the importance of employee engagement – It defines what it is, what it will do for your business, and how you can achieve it as well as sustain it. It covers the history of employee engagement along with why employees were formerly much more engaged with their work and company...

The Highly Effective Office: Creating a Successful Lean Culture in Any Workplace

1st Edition

Timothy Schipper
January 23, 2019

The Highly Effective Office covers the transformation journey required to change the culture in the workplace from processes that suffer from functional separation and "silo-ed" departments to efficient and integrated systems. Most office processes have evolved into separate and autonomous...

Business Transformation Planning for Leaders: A Tactical Roadmap for Achieving Profitable Growth with the Highest Return on Capital

1st Edition

Kiran Gurumurthy
January 23, 2019

This book is a powerful tool for business leaders who have responsibility for the success of the profit and loss (P&L) statement of a business. It provides a roadmap to help business leaders develop a comprehensive business transformation plan -- A plan that is simple, fact based, and...

Industrial Process Control Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Dale R. Patrick, Stephen W. Fardo
January 16, 2019

This book provides a basic approach to understanding and effectively applying industrial process control based on the systems concept. It provides an overview of an operating system, then divides it into sections for individual discussion. It covers topics including the operating system, process...

Manufacturing Competency and Strategic Success in the Automobile Industry

1st Edition

Chandan Deep Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba
January 11, 2019

Strategic success of industry depends upon manufacturing competencies (i.e., the competitive advantage to ensure better quality and reliability), which will increase sales and create a sound customer base. Competitive priorities are the operating advantages that are assessed, evaluated, and...

Sustainable Financial Innovation

1st Edition

Karen Wendt
January 09, 2019

Innovations and consequently future-fitness must form new models and address existing hurdles and new forms of collaborations. They must enable faster innovation cycles and "intelligence mining" by combining open and closed source systems, organic communities, open space techniques and...

Internalizing a Culture of Business Excellence: Perspectives from Quality Professionals

1st Edition

Flevy Lasrado, Norhayati Zakaria
January 07, 2019

Underline by the importance of sustainable quality management practices to contemporary organizations, this edited book complies best practice cases of leaders who have initiated and facilitated quality practices in their organizations. The cases highlight how these best practices manifested in...

Manufacturing and Enterprise: An Integrated Systems Approach

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Babatunde J. Ayeni
January 03, 2019

This book presents an integrated systems approach to manufacturing and business enterprise. Traditionally, these topics are treated as separate and independent subjects, but the practical fact is that the manufacturing and the business enterprises are intertwined. Currently, there is no book on the...

Smart Computing Applications in Crowdfunding

1st Edition

Bo Xing, Tshilidzi Marwala
December 18, 2018

The book focuses on smart computing for crowdfunding usage, looking at the crowdfunding landscape, e.g., reward-, donation-, equity-, P2P-based and the crowdfunding ecosystem, e.g., regulator, asker, backer, investor, and operator. The increased complexity of fund raising scenario, driven by the...

Warranty and Preventive Maintenance for Remanufactured Products: Modeling and Analysis

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Surendra M. Gupta
December 17, 2018

The exponential increase in the development of technology coupled with the customers’ immense desire to possess the newest technological products makes for truncated product lifespans, which instigates a substantial upsurge in their rate of disposal. Attempts have been made to establish specialized...

Economics and Property

4th Edition

Danny Myers
December 14, 2018

Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and related courses in the built environment. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background...

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