Production, Operations & Information Management Products

  • Evaluating High-Speed Rail

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Daniel Albalate, Germà Bel

    High-speed Rail (HSR) is a technological transportation advance that has raised the interest of policy makers and researchers worldwide. The study of High-speed Rail is a recent phenomenon but has received increasing attention due to the extension of this mode of transportation around the globe.…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Transport Analysis

  • Agile Project Management

    By Tristan Boutros, Jennifer Cardella

    A recent study conducted by the IT Process Institute indicates that implementing a high level of agility is the key that unlocks performance potential in organizations. Agile Project Management introduces a basic Agile primer that focuses on building and improving project management knowledge in a…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Delivering Impossible Projects Successfully

    By Susan de Sousa

    Whilst project managers are attaining ever greater numbers of industry qualifications, the failure rate of IT projects in particular rather perversely, continues to remain worryingly high. It is clear that there is something fundamentally wrong with the entire project delivery process which…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • The New Natural Resource

    Knowledge Development, Society and Economics

    By Hans Christian Garmann Johnsen

    Increasingly in the public discourse there are references to the knowledge economy, knowledge society, knowledge workers and knowledge organisations. The argument is that knowledge is becoming the main economic resource, replacing the natural resources that drove the industrial revolution. The new…

    Paperback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • A Stakeholder Approach to Managing Food

    Local, National, and Global Issues

    Edited by Adam Lindgreen, Martin K. Hingley, Robert J. Angell, Juliet Memery

    This research anthology explores the concept of food production and supply, from farm gate to plate, bringing together contemporary thinking and research on local, national, and global issues from a stakeholder perspective. A Stakeholder Approach to Managing Food includes a number of sections to…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23 
    Routledge
    Food and Agricultural Marketing

  • Foundations of Managing Sporting Events

    Organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup

    By Kevin D Tennent, Alex Gillett

    2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the 1966 FIFA World Cup, hosted in England. Unlike previous literature, which has tended to focus activities on the field, this book brings an institutional level approach to organizing the 1966 FIFA World Cup and examines the management process in the buildup and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Convergence Innovation in Asian Industries

    Edited by Kong-Rae Lee

    This book deals with both the understanding of, and the explanation of, knowledge about the causes, processes, and patterns of convergence innovation. It argues that the process of convergence innovation is a continuous disequilibrium between reference technology and its matching technology,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge

  • Small Businesses and Effective ICT

    Stories and Practical Insights

    By Carmine Sellitto, David Banks, Scott Bingley, Stephen Burgess

    Small businesses make up some 90-95 percent of all global firms. Many undervalue the importance of information and communication technology (ICT). Within the small business segment there can be significant differences amongst the avid early adopters of ICT and the laggards. Research on early…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Small Business

  • Introduction to Construction Contract Management

    By Brian Greenhalgh

    Drawing on his decades of experience managing construction projects around Europe and the Middle East, Brian Greenhalgh has produced a clear and practical step-by-step guide to contract management. With reference throughout to how work varies in different countries and cultures, this is the ideal…

    Paperback – 2016-08-16 
    Routledge

  • Workers' Rights and Labor Compliance in Global Supply Chains

    Is a Social Label the Answer?

    Edited by Jennifer Bair, Doug Miller, Marsha Dickson

    This book provides insight into the potential for the market to protect and improve labour standards and working conditions in global apparel supply chains. It examines the possibilities and limitations of market approaches to securing social compliance in global manufacturing industries. It does…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Business Ethics

  • Integral Renewal

    A Relational and Renewal Perspective

    By Ronnie Lessem, Alexander Schieffer

    In 2010 Ronnie Lessem and Alexander Schieffer published their seminal work on Integral Research and Innovation, whereby they identified the four R’s; relational and renewal, reason and realization based research paths that altogether encompass the major qualitative research methods and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-06 
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Project Performance Review

    Capturing the Value of Audit, Oversight and Compliance for Project Success

    By Alexia Nalewaik, Anthony Mills

    Project Performance Review focuses on evaluating projects efficiently and in context, identifying important improvement opportunities and leading project and organizational management practices. It advises how these can be put in place to give stakeholders confidence in the control and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-28 
    Gower

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