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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...

Creating an Effective Management System: Integrating Policy Deployment, TWI, and Kata

1st Edition

Patrick Graupp, Skip Steward, Brad Parsons
July 09, 2019

"The decades of experience-based wisdom that Graupp, Steward and Parsons share will set you on a new path to a more joyful organization and the tangible results it will produce." Rich Sheridan, CEO, Menlo Innovations; author of Joy, Inc. and Chief Joy Officer "A fine book by skilled practitioners...

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...

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...

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