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  • Purchasing and Supply Chain Management

    A Sustainability Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Thomas E. Johnsen, Mickey Howard, Joe Miemczyk

    For too long, business has focused on short-term cost advantages through low-cost country sourcing with little regard for the longer-term implications of global sustainability. Purchasing and Supply Chain Management, Second Edition, not only fully addresses the environmental, social and economic…

    Paperback – 2018-12-03
    Routledge

  • Statistical Process Control

    7th Edition

    By John Oakland, Robert James Oakland

    The business, commercial and public-sector world has changed dramatically since John Oakland wrote the first edition of Statistical Process Control – a practical guide in the mid-eighties. Then people were rediscovering statistical methods of ‘quality control’ and the book responded to an often…

    Paperback – 2018-10-22
    Routledge

  • Managing and Leading Organizational Change

    1st Edition

    By Mark Hughes

    Organizational change impacts upon all organizations regardless of size and sector. In this unique organizational change textbook, important ongoing debates about managing change and leading change are combined, giving a broader perspective that encourages readers to engage with both management and…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge

  • Strategic Operations Management

    4th Edition

    By Steve Brown, John Bessant, Fu Jia

    Strategic Operations Management, 4th Edition, shows how vital it is to have world-class operations management in any organisation. In the past, where organisations tended to be more hierarchical than today, the words, "strategy" and "operations" were almost mutually exclusive. In today's highly…

    Paperback – 2018-07-18
    Routledge

  • Systems Leadership

    Creating Positive Organisations, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Catherine Burke, Karl Stewart

    The new edition of this influential and bestselling book is concerned with how people come together to achieve a productive purpose. Survival and success in business and social terms have always depended upon our ability to form and sustain social organisations. People have a deep need to be…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23
    Routledge

  • Organization Design

    Simplifying complex systems, 2nd Edition

    By Nicolay Worren

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge

  • Lean Production for Competitive Advantage

    A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By John Nicholas

    Lean Production for Competitive Advantage: A Comprehensive Guide to Lean Methodologies and Management Practices, Second Edition introduces Lean philosophy and illustrates the effective application of Lean tools with real-world case studies. From fundamental concepts to integrated planning and…

    Hardback – 2018-03-23
    Productivity Press

  • Business Process Management

    1st Edition

    By Akhil Kumar

    This book introduces students to business process management, an approach that aims to align the organization's business processes with the demands of the marketplace. Processes serve as a coordination mechanism, and the aim of business process management is to improve the organization’s…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Business Process Management

    Practical Guidelines to Successful Implementations, 4th Edition

    By John Jeston

    Business Process Management, a huge bestseller, has helped thousands of leaders and BPM practitioners successfully implement BPM projects, enabling them to add measurable value to their organizations. The book’s runaway success can be attributed partly to its overview of all major useful frameworks…

    Paperback – 2018-01-08
    Routledge

  • Marketing and Supply Chain Management

    A Systemic Approach, 1st Edition

    By Dimitris Folinas, Thomas Fotiadis

    Organizations are now recognizing the importance of demand-supply integration to their growth and success. While marketing and supply chain management are an essential part of any business qualification, it is becoming increasingly essential to understand the need for integration between synergize…

    Paperback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to the Mathematics of Planning and Scheduling

    1st Edition

    By Geza Paul Bottlik

    This book introduces readers to the many variables and constraints involved in planning and scheduling complex systems, such as airline flights and university courses. Students will become acquainted with the necessity for scheduling activities under conditions of limited resources in industrial…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge

  • Modern Hotel Operations Management

    1st Edition

    By Michael Chibili, Shane de Bruyn, Latifa Benhadda, Conrad Lashley, Saskia Penninga, Bill Rowson

    A comprehensive and wide-ranging introduction to operational hotel management, this textbook brings together business administration, management and entrepreneurship into a complete overview of the discipline. Essential reading for students of hospitality management, the book also benefits from…

    Paperback – 2017-01-25
    Routledge

  • Quality

    A Critical Introduction, 4th Edition

    By John Beckford

    Quality: A Critical Introduction, fourth edition, continues to provide a complete knowledge platform for all those wishing to study the development of the theory and practice of quality management. Exploring the basics of management theory and the work of the quality gurus, who have formed the…

    Paperback – 2016-12-23
    Routledge

  • Air Cargo Management

    Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Sales

    Air Cargo Management provides a comprehensive and lively overview of the air cargo industry, which is both economically and strategically important in the field of logistics, world trade and supply chain management. This new edition builds on the success of the previous edition, focusing on…

    Paperback – 2016-12-19
    Routledge

  • Managing Global Supply Chains

    2nd Edition

    By Ron Basu, J. Nevan Wright

    Starting from the concept that "there is no point driving a Ferrari in a traffic jam", Basu and Wright demonstrate the importance of good supply chain management in Managing Global Supply Chains. Building on the successful Total Supply Chain Management and incorporating the new challenges of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-12
    Routledge

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