Production, Operations & Information Management Products

  • Information Theft Prevention

    Theory and Practice

    By Romanus Okeke, Mahmood Shah

    As retail businesses migrate to the digital realm, internal information theft incidents continue to threaten on-line and off-line retail operations. The evolving propagation of internal information theft has surpassed the traditional techniques of crime prevention practices. Many business…

    Hardback – 2016-03-11 
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Industrial Networks

    A New View of Reality

    Edited by B Axelsson, G Easton

    First published in 1992, this volume brings together contemporary studies and reviews the research which established the study of networks as an area in its own right. By looking at the foundations of industrial networks and analysing network methodology and modelling, this book offers an…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability

    Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

    By Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier

    Many organizations are struggling to operate within the ISO 26000 standards on social responsibility. The authors of this new book provide a solution by leveraging their combined experience in Six Sigma. The book introduces SOFAIR, a six-step methodology for achieving sustainability through social…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • Technological Challenges and Management

    Matching Human and Business Needs

    Edited by Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim

    This book is dedicated to technological challenges and management with special emphasis on new advances and challenges that today's organizations are facing, resulting from the continuous and highly complex changes in technological resources. Technological innovation in the management and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 
    CRC Press
    Manufacturing Design and Technology

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian Melville, Ian Gordon

    Completing the series of books called Inspections and Reports on Dwellings, the third and final book, Reporting for Buyers, offers the surveyor guidance on setting out their findings in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal manner. The book provides a fuller and more critical picture of the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 

  • Innovation Drivers and Regional Innovation Strategies

    Edited by M. Davide Parrilli, Ruhn Dahl Fitjar, Anes Rodriguez-Pose

    In the global economy, regional development and innovation are increasingly an imperative to increase the competitive edge of EU economies. While European regions are different in many ways, the innovation capacity of regions, clusters and firms is what makes them capable of building up new and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

  • Creating Value with Big Data Analytics

    Making Smarter Marketing Decisions

    By Peter Verhoef, Edwin Kooge, Natasha Walk

    Our newly digital world is generating an almost unimaginable amount of data about all of us. Such a vast amount of data is useless without plans and strategies that are designed to cope with its size and complexity, and which enable organisations to leverage the information to create value. This…

    Paperback – 2016-01-26 

  • Quality by Experimental Design, Fourth Edition

    By Thomas B. Barker, Andrew Milivojevich

    Achieve Technological Advancements in Applied Science and Engineering Using Efficient Experiments That Consume the Least Amount of Resources Written by longtime experimental design guru Thomas B. Barker and experimental development/Six Sigma expert Andrew Milivojevich, Quality by Experimental…

    Hardback – 2016-01-20 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • An Introduction to Operations Management

    The Joy of Operations

    By Ajay Das

    An Introduction to Operations Management: The Joy of Operations covers the core topics of operations management, including product and service design, processes, capacity planning, forecasting, inventory, quality, supply chain management, and project management. Das provides a clear, connected, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 

  • Systems Design and Engineering

    Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects

    By G. Maarten Bonnema, Karel T. Veenvliet, Jan F. Broenink

    As its name implies, the aim of Systems Design and Engineering: Facilitating Multidisciplinary Development Projects is to help systems engineers develop the skills and thought processes needed to successfully develop and implement engineered systems. Such expertise typically does not come through…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Social Procurement and New Public Governance

    By Josephine Barraket, Robyn Keast, Craig Furneaux

    In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services. It has gained increasing attention…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16

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