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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...

Boko Haram: Security Considerations and the Rise of an Insurgency

1st Edition

Ona Ekhomu
December 02, 2019

Boko Haram analyzes the activities and atrocities of Nigeria’s Jihadi terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the context of global religious fundamentalism and extremism. The book traces the early beginnings of the religious sect, the conversion of its leader to radical Islam in 2002, and the group’s...

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk

1st Edition

Dale Lehman, Huybert Groenendaal
December 02, 2019

Practical Spreadsheet Modeling Using @Risk provides a guide of how to construct applied decision analysis models in spreadsheets. The focus is on the use of Monte Carlo simulation to provide quantitative assessment of uncertainties and key risk drivers. The book presents numerous examples based on...

Business Intelligence and Analytics in Small and Medium Enterprises

1st Edition

Pedro Novo Melo, Carolina Machado
December 02, 2019

Technological developments in recent years have been tremendous. This evolution is visible in companies through technological equipment, computerized procedures, and management practices associated with technologies. One of the management practices that is visible is related to business...

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Business for Non-Engineers

1st Edition

Stephan S. Jones, Frank M. Groom
December 02, 2019

The next big area within the information and communication technology field is Artificial Intelligence (AI). The industry is moving to automate networks, cloud-based systems (e.g., Salesforce), databases (e.g., Oracle), AWS machine learning (e.g., Amazon Lex), and creating infrastructure that has...

Advances in Management Research: Innovation and Technology

1st Edition

Avinash K. Shrivastava, Sudhir Rana, Amiya Kumar Mohapatra, Mangey Ram
December 02, 2019

This book covers advancements across business domains in knowledge and information management. It presents research trends in the fields of management, innovation, and technology, and is composed of research papers that show applications of IT, analytics, and business operations in industry and in...

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