Operations Management Products

  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management

    The Owner's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnar Johansen, Nils O. E. Olsson, George Jergeas, Asbjørn Rolstadås

    Effective risk and opportunity management is key to the successful delivery of any major engineering and construction project. This book looks at how all those involved can manage risk and capitalise on the opportunities that uncertainty present. The authors of this book highlight that…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10
    Routledge

  • Project Management of Large Software-Intensive Systems

    1st Edition

    By Marvin Gechman

    The book describes how to manage and successfully deliver large, complex, and expensive systems that can be composed of millions of line of software code, being developed by numerous groups throughout the globe, that interface with many hardware items being developed by geographically dispersed…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    CRC Press

  • Public Administration Reformation

    Market Demand from Public Organizations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mahmud Shareef, Sanjay K Pandey, Vinod Kumar

    In an attempt to instil trust in their performance, credibility, integrity, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and good governance, many public organizations are in effect viewing tax-paying citizens as consumers. Little research exists to explore synergies between the market economy, public…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Lean Implementation in Hospital Departments

    How to Move from Good to Great Services, 1st Edition

    By A. Heri Iswanto

    Lean healthcare is waste elimination in every service area with the goal of reducing inventory, cycle time of service, and cost, so that high-quality patient care can be provided in a way that is as efficient, as effective, and as responsive as possible while retaining the financial integrity of a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-20
    Productivity Press

  • Leading the Project Revolution

    Reframing the Human Dynamics of Successful Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darren Dalcher

    People play a vital part in the success of projects, initiatives and organisations, yet traditional project management sources offer limited guidance and insights that extend beyond technical roles and prescriptions. Leading the Project Revolution delves into the dynamics of people, teams and…

    Hardback – 2019-02-18
    Routledge
    Advances in Project Management

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning

    The Road to Success, 1st Edition

    By D. H. Stamatis

    This book defines, develops, and examines the foundations of the APQP (Advanced Product Quality Planning) methodology. It explains in detail the five phases, and it relates its significance to national, international, and customer specific standards. It also includes additional information on the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-10
    CRC Press
    Practical Quality of the Future

  • 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

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