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

  • Operations Management: A Research Overview book cover

    Operations Management

    A Research Overview

    By Michael Lewis

    The field of operations management is principally concerned with the processes that produce goods and services. Its roots are arguable the roots of business and management itself, from Adam Smith’s seminal description of pin making and the division of labor, through to F.W. Taylor’s attempts…

    Hardback – 2018-10-15 
    Routledge
    State of the Art in Business Research

  • Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge book cover

    Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge

    Edited by Maria C. Leva, Tom Kontogiannis, Marko Gerbec, Olga Aneziri

    Adopting a strategic approach to risk management can maximize competitiveness and profitability. Total Safety and Productivity approaches offer managers a set of methods and tools to apply a Total Safety Management (TSM) philosophy to achieve this.  A professional approach to risk and…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing Infrastructure Projects: Business models for financial success book cover

    Managing Infrastructure Projects

    Business models for financial success

    By Sherena Hussain, James Mckellar

    Managing Infrastructure Projects provides students with a comprehensive account of how to ensure that infrastructure construction, delivery, and maintenance is executed both as a viable business concern and as an attractive investment option. Taking a mulit-stakeholder approach, the book examines…

    Paperback – 2018-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Managing Projects in a World of People, Strategy and Change book cover

    Managing Projects in a World of People, Strategy and Change

    Edited by Darren Dalcher

    Project management is at a crossroads: There is a pressing need to rethink the approaches used in initiating, managing and governing projects, programmes and change initiatives. The aim of this book is to progress the dialogue around project practice by shifting the focus from instrumental methods…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • Co-Production and Public Service Management: Citizenship, Governance and Public Services Management book cover

    Co-Production and Public Service Management

    Citizenship, Governance and Public Services Management

    By Victor Pestoff

    This volume compiles a dozen essays, by one of the most prolific proponents of co-production as a solution for many of the challenges facing public services and democratic governance at the outset of the 21st Century. Co-production is considered a partnership between citizens and public service…

    Hardback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Corporate Sustainability: The Next Steps Towards a Sustainable World book cover

    Corporate Sustainability

    The Next Steps Towards a Sustainable World

    Edited by Jan Jaap Bouma, Teun Walters

    This book focuses on corporate sustainability and how it evolves through innovation and new business models. Despite what has been accomplished to date, there is an urgent need for further steps to be taken, and this book presents a nuanced but compelling plea for collaboration between businesses,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • The Negotiation Handbook book cover

    The Negotiation Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Andrea Cordell

    Negotiation is an essential skill for all those operating commercially on behalf of their organisations. The ability to navigate quotations, tenders, proposals, internal and external stakeholders, licensing agreements and so on, could form part of any employee’s role, be it on the buy or supply…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Success Is Assured: Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing Decisions Collaboratively Using Reusable Visual Models book cover

    Success Is Assured

    Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing Decisions Collaboratively Using Reusable Visual Models

    By Penny W. Cloft, Michael N. Kennedy, Brian M. Kennedy

    The concept of knowing a design will work early in a project (rather than after the production prototypes have been tested) and will satisfy the customers, such that projects essentially never fail, was first observed at Toyota (along with other measurable benefits). But the name the authors have…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment book cover

    Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Project Success and Quality: Balancing the Iron Triangle book cover

    Project Success and Quality

    Balancing the Iron Triangle

    By Andrew Wright, Therese Lawlor-Wright

    Projects are inherently risky, since they involve some level of uncertainty, doing something new in the target environment, but the percentage of projects seen as a success is still disappointingly low, especially for IT projects. The "Iron Triangle" of time/cost/quality suggests that all 3 aspects…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Distance, Rating Systems and Enterprise Finance: Ethnographic Insights from a Comparison of Regional and Large Banks in Germany book cover

    Distance, Rating Systems and Enterprise Finance

    Ethnographic Insights from a Comparison of Regional and Large Banks in Germany

    By Franz Flögel

    In response to the credit crunch during the global financial crisis of 2007-2008, many have called for the re-establishment of regional banks in the UK and elsewhere. In this context, Germany’s regional banking system, with its more than 1,400 small and regional savings banks and cooperative banks,…

    Hardback – 2018-08-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Money and Banking

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