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Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers

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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...

The Human Factor in Project Management

Denise Thompson
August 14, 2018

In the fluid world of changing business environments and variables affecting projects, a style of project management that primarily relies on maintaining the Iron Triangle, that tenuous mix of schedule, scope, and budgets, is no longer the sole path to success. Today’s project management demands a...

Leading Science and Technology-Based Organizations: Mastering the Fundamentals of Personal, Managerial, and Executive Leadership

Anthony P. Graffeo
August 07, 2018

R&D Leadership: Mastering the Fundamentals for Engineers and Scientists lays out practical strategies for improving personal, team, and organizational performance in technology organizations. The roles of leadership, management, and coaching have been defined and integrated with examples from...

Project Business Management

Oliver F. Lehmann
July 17, 2018

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...

Project Management Lessons Learned: A Continuous Process Improvement Framework

Mel Bost
June 18, 2018

"Readers can benefit from the expertise of Mel Bost as both a project manager and a PMO practitioner. Kudos to him for bringing us this valuable perspective on lessons learned." —Mark Price Perry, Founder, BOT International and author of Business Driven Project Portfolio Management "Every project...

Project. Program. Change

Roland Gareis, Lorenz Gareis
June 18, 2018

This book gives managers an integrative approach to project, program, and change management. It describes the differences between change in projects versus programs with case studies in both areas and the different life cycles. While the project and change comprise much of the book, it is up to...

PgMP® Exam Test Preparation: Test Questions, Practice Tests, and Simulated Exams

Ginger Levin, PMP, PgMP
May 31, 2018

In addition to test questions in each of the five domains and two practice tests in print and online, this all-in-one study guide also contains flashcards for learning terms. This book is current with The Standard for Program Management, Fourth Edition, and its author is the second person in the...

Asset Maintenance Engineering Methodologies

José Manuel Torres Farinha
May 01, 2018

The book discusses acquisition management, including econometric models to evaluate life cycle, and the maintenance policies of an asset, to adopt during its life until withdrawal. It also covers vital areas such as EAM/CMMS systems and its integration with the many technologies and the internet of...

Service Systems Engineering and Management

A. Ravi Ravindran, Paul M. Griffin, Vittaldas V. Prabhu
April 23, 2018

This new textbook will provide state-of-the-art models, concepts and solution methods important in the design, control, operation, and management of service systems. It will cover supply chain management, warehouse & distribution, financial engineering, revenue management in airlines, retail...

Behavioral Research and Analysis: An Introduction to Statistics within the Context of Experimental Design, Fourth Edition

Max Vercruyssen, Hal W. Hendrick
February 05, 2018

Now in its fourth edition, Behavioral Research and Analysis: An Introduction to Statistics within the Context of Experimental Design presents an overview of statistical methods within the context of experimental design. It covers fundamental topics such as data collection, data analysis,...

A Holistic Approach to Lessons Learned: How Organizations Can Benefit from Their Own Knowledge

Moria Levy
January 10, 2018

The book presents a holistic approach to organization performance improvements by lessons learned management. Such an approach is required because specific methods, such as debriefing, task management or procedures updates, do not achieve actual improvements. The presented model spans the entire...

Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader

Susan G. Schwartz
December 27, 2017

Creating a Greater Whole unlocks the not-so-secret secrets of what aspiring managers need to become strong leaders. This information-rich, easy to understand guide offers readers an immediate clear path to honing their leadership skills using the rigor and discipline of project management...

Supply Chain Management Models: Forward, Reverse, Uncertain, and Intelligent Foundations with Case Studies

Hamed Fazlollahtabar
December 13, 2017

Supply Chain Management (SCM) is a wide field in which several specialties are included. In general, operations and production management players use SCM to organize the problems and analyze the solution approaches. Due to these points, a reference which can encompass a range of problems and their...

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