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  • Managing Knowledge in Project Environments

    1st Edition

    By Judy Payne, Steve Simister

    Managing Knowledge in Project Environments illustrates how the trouble with knowledge management is that it can mean anything from documents and data systems to managing ideas. This confusion is exacerbated in a project environment where managers work on deliverables or goals and rarely have time…

    Paperback – 2019-03-30 
    Fundamentals of Project Management

  • Evidence-Based Decision-Making

    How to Leverage Available Data & Avoid Cognitive Biases, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Banasiewicz

    Evidence-Based Decision-Making: How to Leverage Available Data & Avoid Cognitive Biases examines how a wide range of factual evidence, primarily derived from a variety of data available to organizations, can be used to improve the quality of business decision-making, by helping decision makers…

    Paperback – 2019-03-11 

  • Handbook of IoT and Big Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vijender Kumar Solanki, Vicente García Díaz, J. Paulo Davim

    This multi-contributed handbook will focus on the latest workings of IoT (internet of Things) and Big Data. As the resources are limited, it's the endeavor of the authors to support and bring the information into one resource. The book will be divided into 4 sections that will cover IoT and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-08 
    CRC Press
    Science, Technology, and Management

  • Linear Optimization for Business

    Theory and practical application, 1st Edition

    By Marcos Singer

    This book takes a unique approach to linear optimization by focusing on the underlying principles and business applications of a topic more often taught from a mathematical and computational perspective. By shifting the perspective away from heavy math, students learn how optimization can be used…

    Paperback – 2019-02-21 

  • Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies

    1st Edition

    By Antonio Strati

    Diverse philosophies constitute the theoretical ground of the study of the aesthetic side of organization. In fact, there is not a single unique philosophy behind the organizational research of the aesthetic dimension of organizational life. Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies will…

    Hardback – 2019-01-09 
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Samuelson's Frankenstein

    Fiduciary Duty and the Misguiding Hand of University Investment Education, 1st Edition

    By Dick Purcell

    Modern economics is really the application of mathematics to economics. The Samuelson of this book’s title is the great MIT economist Paul Samuelson, who spoke of ’fiendish Frankenstein monsters’ following the Wall Street collapse, expressing horror and shame that in the field of mathematical…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 

  • Rethinking Islamic Finance

    Markets, Regulations and Islamic Law, 1st Edition

    By Ayesha Bhatti, Saad Azmat

    Islamic Finance’s phenomenal growth owes to the Shariah compliant nature of its financial instruments. Shariah forbids charging of interest (Riba), and instead promulgates risk-sharing and trade based modes of financing. The Islamic financial industry has been subject to both critique and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-13 
    Islamic Business and Finance Series

  • Operating Under High-Risk Conditions in Temporary Organizations

    A Sociotechnical Systems Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Matthijs Moorkamp

    Organizations increasingly use temporary designs. Many temporary organizations are assembled by "mixing and matching" building blocks from static, bureaucratic, parent organizations into a temporary configuration. At the same time, such "mixed and matched" temporary organizations often operate…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19 
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • 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

  • Success Is Assured

    Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing Decisions Collaboratively Using Reusable Visual Models, 1st Edition

    By Penny W. Cloft, Michael N. Kennedy, Brian M. Kennedy

    "Success is Assured" was born from a pair using those design practices over a century ago: The Wright Brothers. They set about methodically learning the causal relationships between the different design decisions they needed to make and the performance of the airplane. The Wright Brothers…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Productivity Press

  • Monitoring Business Performance

    Models, Methods, and Tools, 1st Edition

    By Per Lind

    The idea of using models to inform business practice seems appealing, as it suggests the abstraction and control of a large, complex subject by means of a smaller, easily manipulated mechanism. In reality, however, many models prove inadequate when translated into business methods. Monitoring…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

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