Operations Management Products

  • 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

  • Beyond Capital and Labor

    The Contributions of Technology and Regional Milieu to Production and Productivity Growth, 1st Edition

    By Shanzi Ke

    Originally published in 1995, Beyond Capital Labor is a comprehensive empirical study about how and how much technology and regional contextual factors may influence company production and productivity growth. The book constitutes a conceptually consistent and empirically efficient study and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Mechanics of Project Management

    Nuts and Bolts of Project Execution, 1st Edition

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, S. Abidemi Badiru, I. Adetokunboh Badiru

    Every organizational endeavor is based on project management. Projects range from simple to complex, with a definite beginning and a definite end. In manufacturing, as an example, the production of each unit of a product is defined as a project. The lifecycle goes from raw material to the product…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    CRC Press
    Analytics and Control

  • 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
    Routledge

  • Strategic Management and the Circular Economy

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Tonelli, Nicolò Cristoni

    In recent years, the Circular Economy (CE) has gained worldwide attention as an effective alternative economic system to the current take-make-waste model of production and consumption. As more and more firms begin to recognize the potential of this novel approach, the CE quickly moves from theory…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Strategic Management

  • 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

  • Co-Production and Public Service Management

    Citizenship, Governance and Public Services Management, 1st Edition

    By Victor Pestoff

    This volume compiles a dozen essays, by one of the most prolific proponents of co-production as a solution for many of the challenges facing public services and democratic governance at the outset of the 21st Century. Co-production is considered a partnership between citizens and public service…

    Hardback – 2018-08-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

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