Production, Operations & Information Management Products

  • Leading the Health Care Revolution Using the Toyota Production Systems

    Lessons from the Frontline

    By J. Michael Rona

    Lean and the Toyota Production System could not have arrived at a better time for most health care provider organizations. While some may doubt the value of employing automotive and manufacturing techniques in health care, visionary organizations all over the U.S. are reaping the benefits of Lean…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Productivity Press

  • Data Visualization Made Simple

    Insights into Becoming Visual

    By Kristen Sosulski

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Total Quality Management and Operational Excellence

    5th Edition

    By John S. Oakland, Michael Anthony Turner, Robert James Oakland

    The notion of "Quality" in business performance has exploded since the publication of the first edition of this classic text in 1988. Today there is a plethora of performance improvement frameworks including LEAN, Six Sigma, ISO 9001 and ISO 26 000, offering a confusing variety of ways to achieve…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Making Jeans Green

    Linking Sustainability, Business and Fashion

    By Paulina Szmydke-Cacciapalle

    Consumers spend approximately $60 billion on denim products every year. This consumption comes at a great cost, with thousands of litres of fresh water, hazardous chemicals and energy contributing to just one pair of jeans, leaving the environment and the industry vulnerable to climate change.…

    Paperback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • Supply Chain Risk Management in Apparel Industries

    By Kin Keung Lai, Peter Cheng

    Apparel is one of the oldest and largest export industries in the world. It is also one of the most global industries because most nations produce for the international textile and apparel market. The changing global landscape drives cost volatility, regulatory risk and change in consumer…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Risk Management

  • Green Supply Chain Management

    By Haris Achillas, Dimitris Aidonis, Dionysis Bochtis, Dimitris Folinas

    Today, one of the key priorities in corporate strategic design for an organisation is to emerge as socially responsible and sustainable through environmental protection. As a focal part of sustainability initiatives, green supply chain management has emerged as a key strategy that can provide…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Handbook of Complex Delivery

    Managing Complexity in Projects and Programs

    By Liz Varga

    The scale of what we endeavour to deliver via major projects and programs, in size and geography and the requirement for emerging and often (at the time of the project start-up) unknown technology make these undertakings essentially complicated. However, it is the human elements behind the delivery…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • The Practitioner's Handbook of Project Performance

    for Agile, Waterfall and Everything In Between

    Edited by Mark Phillips

    If there’s one thing we can all agree on it’s that project performance can improve. We can deliver more value. We can deliver faster, more efficiently. We can deliver higher quality, more innovation, with happier teammates and more delighted stakeholders. We can do our jobs, as managers and leaders…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Project and Programme Management Practitioner Handbooks

  • 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 – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • How to Win When You Are Not Winning

    The Role of CRM and Business Intelligence in the Sports Industry

    By Fiona Green

    The use of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and BI (Business Intelligence) have become significantly integral to the way of doing business in the professional sports industry. With the natural loyalty, passion and excitement the industry creates, we can emulate the approach used by brands…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Law, Technology and Dispute Resolution

    The Privatisation of Coercion

    By Riikka Koulu

    The use of new information and communication technologies both inside the courts and in private online dispute resolution services are quickly changing the environment of everyday conflict management. However, the implications of this increasingly disruptive role of technology in dispute resolution…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Quality Without Borders

    Dantotsu or How to Achieve Best in Business

    By David Hutchins

    Whilst Western organizations have embraced Six Sigma, Lean and other Japanese management techniques, we have tended to adopt them in a hotch potch fashion; bolting them on without ever understanding the context behind Total Quality Control. In Japan, these concepts are not considered to be…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

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