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

  • Managing Project Ending book cover

    Managing Project Ending

    By Virpi Havila, Asta Salmi

    Understanding project endings is a significant part of project management, yet there is relatively little work published in this important area. This book addresses the gap, focusing on the successful management of project endings, showing how to plan for the ending of a project, how to create…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Learning and Unlearning Curves book cover

    Learning and Unlearning Curves

    By Alan Jones

    Learning is an empirical phenomenon whereby people or organisations undergo a level of efficiency improvement with recurring tasks. This can be observed in manual, clerical and some creative cognitive decision-oriented tasks. Estimating needs to find ways to account for these efficiencies which is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Linear and Non-Linear Regression: And other Mathemagical Transformation book cover

    Linear and Non-Linear Regression

    And other Mathemagical Transformation

    By Alan Jones

    Alan Jones' practical guide to the robust but often misunderstood techniques of Linear and Non-Linear Regression in the context of estimating. The text considers Simple Linear Regression and ask what is it doing?, how good is it?, how accurate is it? and how can we use it to create estimates? Not…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Probability and Statistics: A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers book cover

    Probability and Statistics

    A Guide for Estimators and Other Number Jugglers

    By Alan Jones

    This practical guide to probability and statistics explains these concepts that underpin all professional estimating. Alan Jones considers what are called Measures of Central Tendency; Means, Modes and Medians, describing the differences, relevance and uses for each in the context of Estimating and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Estimating with Random Numbers: And Other Miscellaneous Models book cover

    Estimating with Random Numbers

    And Other Miscellaneous Models

    By Alan Jones

    This volume in the Working Guides to Estimating Series considers risk and uncertainty and how to model them, including the ubiquitous Monte Carlo Simulation. The text opens with a consideration of design and development activities; where you might be able to exploit an empirical pattern of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Working Guides to Estimating

  • Crisis in Higher Education: A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution book cover

    Crisis in Higher Education

    A Customer-Focused, Resource Management Resolution

    By Mark A. Vonderembse

    While many students, parents, educators, and organizations who hire their graduates hold US universities in high regard, the cost of higher education has risen much faster than the rate of inflation. High costs, in turn, have severely limited access to higher education for large portions of the US…

    Hardback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press
    Resource Management

  • Bowtie Methodology: A Guide for Practitioners book cover

    Bowtie Methodology

    A Guide for Practitioners

    By Sasho Andonov

    Bow Tie Methodology (BTM) consists of two methods, Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Event Tree Analysis (ETA), which are connected by a single event. The methodology is holistic and provides the tools and pre-event analysis, which is also called the risk calculations, and post-event analysis, also…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    CRC Press

  • Leadership Can Be Learned: Clarity, Connection, and Results book cover

    Leadership Can Be Learned

    Clarity, Connection, and Results

    By Gilmore Crosby

    The premise of this book, despite all that has been written on the subject, is that leadership is poorly understood because human systems are poorly understood. Like paradigms of old, which were eventually discarded – flat earth, earth at the center of the universe, and so on - most people are…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25 
    Productivity Press

  • Events Management: An Introduction book cover

    Events Management

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Charles Bladen, James Kennell, Emma Abson, Nick Wilde

    Contemporary events management is a diverse and challenging field. This introductory textbook fully explores the multi-disciplinary nature of events management and provides the student with all the practical skills and professional knowledge they need to succeed in the events industry. It…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

  • Capability Building and Global Innovation Networks book cover

    Capability Building and Global Innovation Networks

    Edited by Michael Gastrow, Glenda Kruss

    This book explores the dynamics of global innovation networks and their implications for development. Knowledge is often seen as the main determinant of economic growth, competitiveness and employment. There is a strong causal interaction between capability building and the growth in demand for,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

  • Innovation and Global Competitiveness: Case of India's Manufacturing Sector book cover

    Innovation and Global Competitiveness

    Case of India's Manufacturing Sector

    Edited by N.S. Siddharthan, K. Narayanan

    In the post-liberalization period, India has slowly but steadily tried to foster innovation to improve competitive efficiency of Indian manufacturing and thus boost global competitiveness of the industrial sector. Foreign direct investment was looked upon as a major source of technology paradigm…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

  • Best Practice in Inventory Management book cover

    Best Practice in Inventory Management

    3rd Edition

    By Tony Wild

    Best Practice in Inventory Management 3E offers a simple, entirely jargon-free and yet comprehensive introduction to key aspects of inventory management. Good management of inventory enables companies to improve their customer service, cash flow and profitability. This text outlines the basic…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 

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