Operations Management Products

  • 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

  • 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

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