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Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers

1st Edition

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Tomasz Arciszewski
March 3, 2016

Inventive Engineering is an emerging engineering science focused on the conceptual designing processes whereby creative, or inventive, designs are developed. Its core concepts are too often unknown and even surprising, but they are also feasible and can be learned, leading to potentially patent...

Project Business Management

1st Edition

Oliver F. Lehmann
April 01, 2020

Roughly half of all project managers have to lead customer projects as profit centers on contractor side with two big objectives: making the customer happy and bringing money home. Customer projects are a high-risk business on both sides, customers and contractors, but the dynamics of this business...

Marketing Projects

1st Edition

Olivier Mesly
February 07, 2020

Marketing is about placing a new product or service into the market. Projects are about delivering new products and services. The merger of these two fields holds great promise for delivering value to organizations and their clients. Project managers can serve many markets ranging from investors...

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...

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...

Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Amit Bhattacharya, James D. McGlothlin
November 22, 2019

In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and...

Techniques for Ship Handling and Bridge Team Management

1st Edition

Hiroaki Kobayashi
November 21, 2019

Hiroaki Kobayashi has trained 1500 mariners in ship handling over twenty years and he has systematized the methods of safe navigation into nine elemental techniques. Taking a rigorous and scientific look at good practice and attitudes, good seamanship can be viewed as a series of concrete technical...

Evolving Toolbox for Complex Project Management

1st Edition

Alex Gorod, Leonie Hallo, Vernon Ireland, Indra Gunawan
November 19, 2019

This book enhances learning about complex project management principles and practices through the introduction and discussion of a portfolio of tools presented as an evolving toolbox. Throughout the book, industry practitioners examine the toolsets that are part of the toolbox to develop a broader...

Project Management Tools and Techniques: A Practical Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Deborah Sater Carstens, Gary L. Richardson
November 13, 2019

The topic of project management is truly an evolution of art seeking science. This activity involves balancing project objectives against the constraints of time, budget, and quality. Achieving this balance requires skill, experience, along with the use of many tools, and techniques which are the...

The Stakeholder Perspective: Relationship Management to Increase Value and Success Rates of Projects

1st Edition

Massimo Pirozzi
October 09, 2019

The Stakeholder Perspective places people at the center of both projects and project management. It gives to the project management community a helpful, innovative, stakeholder-centered approach to increase projects’ delivered value and success rate. It presents a logical model also called the "...

The Development of Women and Young Professionals in STEM Careers: Tips and Tricks

1st Edition

Michele Kruger, Hannelie Nel
September 12, 2019

This book is fluent and systematic. The authors work through the fears and ambitions of young people new to STEM careers in the professional environment. Often, there is a lack of mentors, which leaves a young STEM practitioner exposed and doubting their own abilities. This book encourages young...

Risk-Based Bridge Engineering: Proceedings of the 10th New York City Bridge Conference, August 26-27, 2019, New York City, USA

1st Edition

Khaled Mahmoud
August 21, 2019

Risk-based engineering is essential for the efficient asset management and safe operation of bridges. A risk-based asset management strategy couples risk management, standard work, reliability-based inspection and structural analysis, and condition-based maintenance to properly apply resources...

Fundamentals of Economics for Applied Engineering

2nd Edition

S. Kant Vajpayee, MD Sarder
August 14, 2019

An easy-to-follow contemporary engineering economics text that helps making sound economic decisions without advanced mathematics. This one-semester introduction to the fundamentals of engineering economics provides an overview of the basic theory and mathematics underlying operational business...

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