Business, Management & Accounting: Production, Operations & Information Management

  • Principles of Port Management

    By Peter de Langen, Theo Notteboom, Athanasios Pallis

    Principles of Port Management provides professionals in freight transport and maritime logistics, and specifically the port industry, as well as (postgraduate and post-experience) students in these fields with a better conceptual understanding of the port industry, key insights and best practices…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety: Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries book cover

    Healthcare Reform, Quality and Safety

    Perspectives, Participants, Partnerships and Prospects in 30 Countries

    By Jeffrey Braithwaite, Yukihiro Matsuyama, Julie Johnson

    This book offers a global perspective on healthcare reform and its relationship with efforts to improve quality and safety. It looks at the ways reforms have developed in 30 countries, and specifically the impact national reform initiatives have had on the quality and safety of care. It explores…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    Theory and Practice

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of analysis that can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Project-Oriented Human Resource Management

    Systems, Strategies and Design for the Temporary Organization

    By Martina Huemann

    Organizations associated with projects present a whole series of challenges for HR systems and the managers that design and implement them. Projects are temporary, often involve employees working across disciplines and reporting lines, include their own communication networks, require different…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Project Workout: Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects book cover

    The Project Workout

    Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects

    By Robert Buttrick

    The forward progress of organizations has always depended heavily on the management of projects. New plants, new products, new organizations, new methods, new ventures – all requiring dedicated teams working to strict timetables and separate budgets. These projects demand, in turn, not only speed…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Networks and Tourism book cover

    Knowledge Networks and Tourism

    Edited by Michelle McLeod, Roger Vaughan

    The receipt of knowledge is a key ingredient by which the tourism sector can adjust and adapt to its dynamic environment. However although its importance has long been recognised  the fragmentation within the sector, largely as a result of it being comprised of small and medium sized…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Tourism

  • Creative Thinking for Business Leaders

    How to Accomplish Successful Ideation through Creative Resilience

    By Benjamin Watson

    Creative thinking, which the most successful companies that develop the most innovative products rely on, has evolved into to creative resilience – the technique to persevere with problems and solve them faster. The approach will help business leaders create both the physical and mental agility to…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26 
    Productivity Press

  • Commercial Project Management

    A Guide for Selling and Delivering Professional Services

    By Robin Hornby

    Selling and delivering a project to a satisfied client, and making a profit, is a complex task. Project manager and author Robin Hornby believes this has been neglected by current standards and is poorly understood by professionals in the field. Commercial Project Management aims to rectify this…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge

  • Smart Leadership - Wise Leadership

    Environments of Value in an Emerging Future

    By Christopher Steed

    There is a strong link between organisational culture and profit after all a happy workforce is a productive workforce. Yet a culture of inertia rather than innovation prevails in many organisations. Wise leaders, however, know how to work with the grain of human value and worth, harnessing it, so…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16 
    Routledge

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    A concise introduction

    By Joseph Sarkis, Yijie Dou

    This book gives students a thorough overview of the environmental issues that impact on the supply chain. Practical and theoretical insights are supplemented with international cases throughout to help students understand how to implement a responsibly green plan in managing the supply chain. The…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Freight Transport and Distribution: Concepts and Optimisation Models book cover

    Freight Transport and Distribution

    Concepts and Optimisation Models

    By Tolga Bektas

    This book serves as a primer on freight transportation and logistics, providing a general and broad coverage of concepts, mathematical models and methodologies available for freight transportation planning at strategic, tactical and operational levels. It is aimed at graduate students, and is also…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    CRC Press

  • Making Big Decisions Better: How to Set and Simplify Business Strategy book cover

    Making Big Decisions Better

    How to Set and Simplify Business Strategy

    By Tim Lewko

    For many organizations, the word strategy conjures up endless ideas, concepts and tools - while the intent is correct, the awful reality is most companies do not have a simple, common definition of strategy or a simple approach to make the big decisions. Too many PowerPoints, not enough one pagers…

    Hardback – 2017-06-01 
    Routledge

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