Production, Operations & Information Management Products

  • Cryptocurrencies

    A Primer on Digital Money, 1st Edition

    By Mark Grabowski

    Already in just a decade of existence, cryptocurrencies have been the world’s best-performing financial asset, outperforming stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies. This comprehensive yet concise book will enable the reader to learn about the nuts and bolts of cryptocurrencies, including their…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Economics and Finance

  • Developing Informed Intuition for Decision-Making

    1st Edition

    By Jay Liebowitz

    This book examines how to develop the main traits that are necessary to become an “informed intuitant”. Case studies and examples of successful “informed intuitants” are a major component of the book. “Intuitant” is someone who has the intuitive awareness to be successful. “Informed intuitant”…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07 
    Taylor & Francis
    Data Analytics Applications

  • Routledge Handbook of Integrated Project Delivery

    1st Edition

    Edited by Derek Walker, Steve Rowlinson

    The concept of integrated project delivery (IPD) has evolved as a result of the need for highly expert teams of people to collaborate to deliver extremely complex projects, to manage expectations about delivery speed, changes in governance standards and to take advantage of and manage expectations…

    Hardback – 2019-08-05 
    Routledge

  • Root Cause Analysis

    Improving Performance for Bottom-Line Results, Fifth Edition, 5th Edition

    By Mark A. Latino, Robert J. Latino, Kenneth C. Latino

    This book comprehensively outlines what a holistic and effective Root Cause Analysis (RCA) system looks like. From the designing of the support infrastructure to the measuring of effectiveness on the bottom-line, this book provides the blueprint for making it happen. While traditionally RCA is…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    CRC Press

  • Global Lean for Higher Education

    A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Yorkstone

    This book collects a series of investigations that reflect the state-of-the-art in the global practical application of Lean for Higher Education (HE). The contributions introduce and describe the practical application of Lean in HE so that other practitioners can learn from these experiences, and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Project: Execution

    1st Edition

    By Helgi Thor Ingason, Haukur Ingi Jonasson

    Strategic planning is the starting point for projects and often the primary reason for a project's success or failure. Project leaders and project orientated organisations need to understand strategic planning to understand their position and environment, and make rational decisions when…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19 
    Routledge

  • Optimizing Your Supply Chain Performance

    How to Assess and Improve Your Company's Strategy and Execution Capabilities, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Kelly

    Most companies are continuously trying to reduce their supply chain costs, time to market, and inventory -- This book presents the "how-to's" (and a few "how-NOT-to’s"!) for conducting an assessment of a company’s supply chain as well as identifying areas for improvement. It covers techniques,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-18 
    Productivity Press

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The off-site and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development, and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge

  • Creating an Effective Management System

    Integrating Policy Deployment, TWI, and Kata, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Graupp, Skip Steward, Brad Parsons

    Despite the vast library of knowledge on Lean tools and models, the majority of Lean implementations fail to sustain themselves over time for lack of what David Mann in Creating a Lean Culture calls "the missing link in Lean" -- the Management System. In turn, however, when organizations try to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Productivity Press

  • Global Software Development

    Virtualization and Coordination, 1st Edition

    By Gamel O. Wiredu

    Coordination is a fundamental problem in global software development (GSD). The practice of GSD suggests clearly that technology, information, and organization interrelate to provide with cost, access, market, teamwork, and development advantages. The disparity between coordination practice and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-09 
    Auerbach Publications
    Applied Software Engineering Series

  • The ICT Malaise

    A Diagnosis and Cure for the Dysfunctional Information and Communication Technologies Service-Delivery Workflow, 1st Edition

    By Nadine Fruin

    We hurtle ahead with technology, apps, and the newest innovation in a world where we seem to need constant online presence and "availability." You are in if you quickly adapt the newest technical "solution" and out if you wait too long or even have doubts about its usefulness. Information and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-04 
    Productivity Press

  • Enlightened Planning

    Using Systematic Simplicity to Clarify Opportunity, Risk and Uncertainty for Much Better Management Decision Making, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Chapman

    Strategy, risk management and project management are often considered separately by those applying their principles—but at their most effective, all are dependent upon each other for success. Enlightened Planning teaches this holistic perspective and demonstrates how a synthesis of these approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge

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