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The Four Pillars of Portfolio Management: Organizational Agility, Strategy, Risk, and Resources

1st Edition

Olivier Lazar
October 05, 2018

Portfolio management consists mainly of making decisions about which initiatives to undertake, which initiatives not to pursue, and which resources are to be allocated to which portfolio component. At least, that’s how it is most commonly presented in textbooks and courses. Indeed, it is all of...

Szycher’s Practical Handbook of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

1st Edition

Michael Szycher
October 02, 2018

This practical and comprehensive handbook offers step-by-step instruction, guiding entrepreneurs of innovative technology startups all the way from idea to profitability. With its easy-to-follow format aimed at both experienced as well as novice entrepreneurs, this book covers all technical,...

Tourism Policy and Planning Implementation: Issues and Challenges

1st Edition

Konstantinos Andriotis, Dimitrios Stylidis, Adi Weidenfeld
October 02, 2018

Policy and planning are particularly important in tourism due to their multi-faceted nature and the complexity of inter-organisational relations and collaboration. This book sheds light onto these interrelations through the critical review of tourism planning policies and their measurable outcomes....

Architecting Fail‐Safe Supply Networks

1st Edition

Shabnam Rezapour, Amirhossein Khosrojerdi, Golnoosh Rasoulifar, Janet K. Allen, Jitesh H. Panchal, Ramakrishnan S. Srinivasan, Jeffrey D. Tew, Farrokh Mistree
October 02, 2018

A fail-safe supply network is designed to mitigate the impact of variations and disruptions on people and corporations. This is achieved by (1) developing a network structure to mitigate the impact of disruptions that distort the network structure and (2) planning flow through the network to...

Lean Transportation Management: Using Logistics as a Strategic Differentiator

1st Edition

Mohamed Achahchah
October 02, 2018

This book provides an overview of the key transportation management processes from a shipper’s perspective. It enables managers to gain quick insight in the added value of transportation as a strategic differentiator, its key drivers, and guidelines on how to use them in an effective and efficient...

Safety at Work and Emergency Control: A Holistic Approach, Second Edition

1st Edition

Benedito Cardella
October 02, 2018

This book treats 'the accident' as a multifaceted phenomenon, resulting from complex interactions between physical, biological, psychological, cultural and social factors. Addressing safety with holistic vision, it combines two complementary approaches: the reductionist, to study the factors in...

Physical Plant Equipment Fundamentals

1st Edition

Kenneth L. Petrocelly
October 01, 2018

Physical Plant Equipment Fundamentals un-complicates the care and repair of common plant equipment--providing direction to mechanics and electricians, furthering their base understanding through referenced examples. It addresses many of the knowledge gaps of the untrained and/or inexperienced...

Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries: A Case Study of India

1st Edition

Bindi Varghese
September 27, 2018

This volume highlights a broad selection of valuable research work by renowned professionals and scientists from academia and the travel industry, bridging academic perspectives and research with practical applications. It provides a wide-ranging vision of a multitude of trends in the global travel...

Modernity, Frontiers and Revolutions: Proceedings of the 4th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2018), October 3-6, 2018, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal

1st Edition

Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 25, 2018

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - MODERNITY, FRONTIERS AND REVOLUTIONS were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. It also aims to foster awareness of and discussion on the...

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety

1st Edition

Kurt W. Dreger
September 21, 2018

The Legal Aspects of Industrial Hygiene and Safety explores various legal issues that are often encountered by Industrial Hygiene and Safety managers during their careers. A description is presented of the various legal concepts and processes that often arise in the IH/S practice, including tort,...

Success Is Assured: Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing Decisions Collaboratively Using Reusable Visual Models

1st Edition

Penny W. Cloft, Michael N. Kennedy, Brian M. Kennedy
September 20, 2018

"Success is Assured" was born from a pair using those design practices over a century ago: The Wright Brothers. They set about methodically learning the causal relationships between the different design decisions they needed to make and the performance of the airplane. The Wright Brothers...

Project Management Capability Assessment: Performing ISO 33000-Based Capability Assessments of Project Management

1st Edition

Peter T. Davis, Barry D. Lewis
September 18, 2018

Learn how to perform project management according to international standards of compliance using capability assessment processes. This book compares and contrasts the approach to project management using ISO 21500 against the more direct ISO 33000 Capability Assessment. It shows how to assess...

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