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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...

Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures

M. Kemal Atesmen
February 15, 2017

In today's global business environment with high speed interactions, engineering organizations are evolving continuously. Engineering Management in a Global Environment: Guidelines and Procedures provides guidelines for changing roles of engineering managers in the international arena. The book...

Essentials of Engineering Leadership and Innovation

Pamela McCauley
December 15, 2016

This book is a must-have resource for those engineering professionals seeking out best practice in engineering leadership and innovation. It is underpinned by years of applied experience in engineering settings, and is designed to develop and prepare engineers as leaders to accept the technical and...

Commercialization Secrets for Scientists and Engineers

Michael Szycher
December 14, 2016

Commercializing a knowledge-based product or service requires a realistic, methodical approach combined with a great deal of perseverance. Commercialization Secrets for Scientists and Engineers serves as a high-level guide to answering key questions and critical issues that confront founding...

Project and Program Turnaround

Thomas Pavelko
December 12, 2016

The U.S. economy thrives on the development of new products, new systems, and new processes. Usually, these advances start as a flash of inspiration by highly creative individuals. It is complex and difficult to go from initial inspiration to a final product, process, or system. So it is not...

Project Portfolio Management in Theory and Practice: Thirty Case Studies from around the World

Jamal Moustafaev
September 30, 2016

Every CEO in the world, if questioned, will always complain that there are a lot of ideas to implement, but, unfortunately, insufficient resources to accomplish them. This book provides a solution to this dilemma by supplying techniques to assess the value of projects, prioritize projects, and...

Situational Project Management: The Dynamics of Success and Failure

Oliver F. Lehmann
July 01, 2016

Most project managers would agree that every project is unique. But not all project managers would agree that the best way to manage a unique project is unique. Many still cling to the old practice of having a methodology that is applied to all projects. "One size fits all" is still in common use,...

Ethics and Governance in Project Management: Small Sins Allowed and the Line of Impunity

Eduardo Victor Lopez, Alicia Medina
June 17, 2016

This book shows executive, project, program, and portfolio managers how ethical behavior can ensure that an organization has proper governance. Improper governance and unethical behavior have led to such well-known financial disasters as Enron and Madoff Investments. The book arms managers with two...

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges, Second Edition

C. M. Chang
June 06, 2016

Engineering Management: Meeting the Global Challenges prepares engineers to fulfill their managerial responsibilities, acquire useful business perspectives, and take on the much-needed leadership roles to meet the challenges in the new millennium. Value addition, customer focus, and business...

Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management

A. Ravi Ravindran
May 24, 2016

Supply chain management decisions are made under the conflicting criteria of maximizing profit and customer responsiveness while minimizing supply chain risk. Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Supply Chain Management provides a comprehensive overview of multi-criteria optimization models and...

Solving Complex Industrial Problems without Statistics

Ralph R. Pawlak
May 24, 2016

Presenting: Problem Solving Sans Statistics Enhance your problem-solving skills, and improve your company’s profitability using the methods outlined in Solving Complex Industrial Problems without Statistics. Introducing a process that involves working through problems and solutions without relying...

Project Management for Research: A Guide for Graduate Students

Adedeji B. Badiru, Christina F. Rusnock, Vhance V. Valencia
March 09, 2016

Graduate research is a complicated process, which many undergraduate students aspire to undertake. The complexity of the process can lead to failures for even the most brilliant students. Success at the graduate research level requires not only a high level of intellectual ability but also a high...

Inventive Engineering: Knowledge and Skills for Creative Engineers

Tomasz Arciszewski
March 03, 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...

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