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Analysis and Management of Productivity and Efficiency in Production Systems for Goods and Services

1st Edition

Fabio Sartori Piran, Daniel Pacheco Lacerda, Luis Felipe Riehs Camargo
January 16, 2020

In companies that produce goods and services, productivity and efficiency improvements are a constant challenge. This book reviews the differences between productivity and efficiency. It proposes a new method and makes available a computational tool for implementation that contributes to...

Production and Operations Analysis: Traditional, Latest, and Smart Views

1st Edition

Susmita Bandyopadhyay
December 11, 2019

The aim of this book is to cover various aspects of the Production and Operations Analysis. Apart from the introduction to basic understanding of each topic, the book will also provide insights to various conventional techniques as well as, various other mathematical and nature-based techniques...

Sustainability, Innovation and Procurement

1st Edition

Sachin Kumar Mangla, Sunil Luthra
November 21, 2019

Sustainable procurement is the pursuit of sustainable development objectives through the purchasing and supply process, while balancing environmental, social, and economic objectives. This book will help readers develop new contemporary knowledge about frameworks, innovative tools and techniques to...

Integration of Process Planning and Scheduling: Approaches and Algorithms

1st Edition

Rakesh Kumar Phanden, Ajai Jain, J. Paulo Davim
October 17, 2019

Both process planning and scheduling are very important functions of manufacturing, which affect together the cost to manufacture a product and the time to deliver it. This book contains various approaches proposed by researchers to integrate the process planning and scheduling functions of...

Functional Reverse Engineering of Machine Tools

1st Edition

Wasim Ahmed Khan, Ghulam Abbas, Khalid Rahman, Ghulam Hussain, Cedric Aimal Edwin
October 11, 2019

The purpose of this book is to develop capacity building in strategic and non-strategic machine tool technology. The book contains chapters on how to functionally reverse engineer strategic and non-strategic computer numerical control machinery. Numerous engineering areas, such as mechanical...

Systems Engineering: A Systemic and Systematic Methodology for Solving Complex Problems

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
September 30, 2019

This book will change the way you think about problems. It focuses on creating solutions to all sorts of complex problems by taking a practical, problem-solving approach. It discusses not only what needs to be done, but it also provides guidance and examples of how to do it. The book applies...

Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples

1st Edition

Howard Eisner
September 18, 2019

This book provides a new approach to systems architecting not previously available. The book provides a compact innovative procedure for architecting any type of system. Systems Architecting: Methods and Examples describes a method of system architecting that is believed to be a substantial...

Digital Manufacturing and Assembly Systems in Industry 4.0

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Divya Zindani, J. Paulo Davim
August 02, 2019

Manufacturing, like other industries, is rising to the challenges imposed by aggressive consumer demands and the need for cost-effective processing that delivers quality in the fastest possible time. Fierce competition means that keeping abreast of new developments and applications in technology is...

Systemic and Systematic Project Management

1st Edition

Joseph Eli Kasser
July 16, 2019

This book applies systems thinking to treat project management in a systemic and systematic manner from a problem-solving perspective. Considering the project as a system, the book discusses traditional project planning and organizing, as well as some neglected aspects of the project, namely how to...

Emotional Intelligence and Neuro-Linguistic Programming: New Insights for Managers and Engineers

1st Edition

Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim
July 08, 2019

The development of a new book about Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and the challenges to managers and engineers is essential because it introduces new lines of research in management and production. The use of EI and NLP allows management to take a more strategic...

Sustainable Procurement in Supply Chain Operations

1st Edition

Sachin K. Mangla, Sunil Luthra, Suresh Kumar Jakhar, Anil Kumar, Nripendra P. Rana
June 14, 2019

Sustainable Procurement is an emerging concept in supply chain and operations management. Manufacturing industries have made improvements in moving from cost-based to quality-based, and customer-focused supply chain management strategies. This is becoming an integrated component in the supply chain...

Systems Engineering Models: Theory, Methods, and Applications

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru
March 28, 2019

This book presents a comprehensive compilation of practical systems engineering models. The application and recognition of systems engineering is spreading rapidly, however there is no book that addresses the availability and usability of systems engineering models. Notable among the models to be...

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