Operations Management Products

  • Lean in Agriculture

    Create More Value with Less Work on the Farm, 1st Edition

    By Vibeke Fladkjaer Nielsen, Susanne Pejstrup

    Responding to a recent surge in interest, this is the first book to comprehensively address how Lean thinking and tools can be implemented in agriculture. This handbook breaks down barriers, clearly showing how techniques originally developed for use in factories work just as well on farms.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-19
    Productivity Press

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Project Success and Quality

    Balancing the Iron Triangle, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Wright, Therese Lawlor-Wright

    Projects are inherently risky, since they involve some level of uncertainty, doing something new in the target environment, but the percentage of projects seen as a success is still disappointingly low, especially for IT projects. The ‘Iron Triangle’ of time/cost/quality suggests that all three…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Working with External Quality Standards and Awards

    The Strategic Implications for Human Resource and Quality Management, 1st Edition

    By Angela Mulvie

    This book looks at how and where human resources (HR) meets quality management, and the implications of this. Most organizations, whatever their size or sector, struggle with demonstrating the value of continuous improvement (CI) and/or HR initiatives at a time when economic conditions are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge

  • The Negotiation Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Andrea Cordell

    Negotiation is an essential skill for all those operating commercially on behalf of their organisations. The ability to negotiate quotations, tenders, proposals, internal and external stakeholders, licensing agreements and so on, could form a critical part of any employee’s role, be it on the buy…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Project Workout

    The Ultimate Guide to Directing and Managing Business-Led Projects, 1st Edition

    By Robert Buttrick

    Projects are an important strategic management tool and a way of life in every business. But how do you get started and ensure you realize the benefits you need? Now in its 5th edition, the Project Workout is the definitive book on business-led project management. It is a valuable companion for…

    Paperback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge

  • Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future, 1st Edition

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Employment Relations

  • 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
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Promotional Marketing

    2nd Edition

    By Roddy Mullin

    In today’s connected world, promotion is fundamental to everything we do to drive business. This is a new edition of an established book, updated with the latest research on the shopper/buyer and how to reach their ‘tipping point’ when the decision to buy is made, now covering mobile, online and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Category Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Andrea Cordell, Ian Thompson

    Category management is one of the biggest contributors of commercial value in the area of procurement and supply chain. With a proven track record of successful delivery since the early 1990s, it helps organisations gather and analyse key data about their procurement spend before subsequently…

    Paperback – 2018-04-19
    Routledge

  • Leading and Managing Professional Services Firms in the Infrastructure Sector

    1st Edition

    By Tim Ellis

    Professional services firms play a vital role in the social, environmental and economic well-being of any economy. This book considers the key skills and elements required to successfully lead and manage a professional services firm operating in the infrastructure sector. Public- and private-sector…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19
    Routledge

  • Military Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Francois Melese, Anke Richter, Binyam Solomon

    This is the first comprehensive book on Military Cost-Benefit Analysis and provides novel approaches to structuring cost-benefit and affordability analysis amidst an uncertain defense environment and cloudy fiscal prospects. Lifting the veil on military Cost-Benefit Analysis, this volume offers…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics

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