Quality Management Products

  • Lean Construction

    Core Concepts and New Frontiers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Tzortzopoulos, Michail Kagioglou, Lauri Koskela

    This book collates the main research developments around Lean Construction over the past 25 years with contributions from many seminal authors in the field. It takes stock of developments since the publication of Koskela’s (1992) Application of the new production philosophy to construction, and in…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge

  • A Magnificent Journey to Excellence

    Sixteen Years of Six Sigma at Cummins, Inc., 1st Edition

    By George K. Strodtbeck III, Mohan V. Tatikonda

    This book presents a model of organization transformation success. The model framework comprises a series of S-Curves (maturity curves) of planning and execution activities phased over time. The model is illustrated through description and analysis of an actual, two-decade, highly successful,…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • The Strategic Planning and Deployment Excellence System (SPADES)

    Ensuring Complete Success from Strategic Plan Development to Deployment, 1st Edition

    By Jack B. ReVelle, Susan L. Stuffle, Harry K. Jackson

    The Strategic Planning and Deployment Excellence System (SPADES) provides a path to long-term success in the environment of rapidly changing technology and business systems. It combines the best of Hoshin Kanri, Quality Function Deployment (QFD), and other proven management and leadership tools and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-27 
    Productivity Press

  • The Secret to Maximizing Profitability

    A Business Novel on How to Successfully Combine The Theory of Constraints, Lean, and Six Sigma to Drive Profit Margins to New Levels, 1st Edition

    By Bob Sproull

    This book fully details, as the title suggests, the real secret to maximizing an organization's profitability. While many companies have implemented improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing, there is a missing link which, when discovered and implemented, will take these same…

    Paperback – 2019-12-19 
    Productivity Press

  • Stakeholder Engagement and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by S.M.Riad Shams, Demetris Vrontis, Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos, Antonino Galati

    This cross-disciplinary business book develops insight into the management of businesses operating in various economic sectors that take a proactive approach to the triple dimension of sustainability (economic, social and environmental), positioning itself as a key reference for both academics and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    The Annals of Business Research

  • Quality Management Systems

    A Practical Guide to Standards Implementation, 1st Edition

    By Ray Tricker

    This book provides a clear, easy to digest overview of Quality Management Systems (QMS). Critically, it offers the reader an explanation of the International Standards Organization’s (ISO) requirement that in future all new and existing Management Systems Standards will need to have the same…

    Paperback – 2019-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World

    A Search for New Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Hodgson

    Systems Thinking for a Turbulent World will help practitioners in any field of change engage more effectively in transformative innovation. Such innovation addresses the paradigm shift needed to meet the diverse unfolding global challenges facing us today, often summed up as the Anthropocene.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-21 
    Routledge
    Systems Thinking

  • Practical Plant Failure Analysis

    A Guide to Understanding Machinery Deterioration and Improving Equipment Reliability, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Neville W Sachs, P.E.

    This is a practical guide for those who do the work of maintaining and improving the reliability of mechanical machinery. It is for engineers and skilled trades personnel who want to understand how failures happen and how the physical causes of the great majority can be readily diagnosed in the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-25 
    CRC Press

  • Activity Based Management

    Improving Processes and Profitability, 1st Edition

    By Brian Plowman

    This title was first published in 2001: Product and particularly customer profitability are black holes in most managers’ understanding of their business. Identifying customer revenue is easy but identifying what they cost - so we can understand whether or not they are profitable - is difficult. In…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Automated Inspection and Quality Assurance

    1st Edition

    By Stanley L. Robinson, Richard Kendall Miller

    New concepts for gaging, inspection, checking, machine vision, and robotic testing. Includes guidelines for installing complex electronic and computerized systems and a directory of commercially availalbe computer software, as well as distributors' names and addresses. Annotation copyright Book News…

    Paperback – 2019-10-07
    CRC Press

  • Industrial Maintenance

    Techniques, Stories, and Cases, 1st Edition

    By José Baptista

    This book explains the tools and processes that allow changes in the way maintenance works. It allows you to learn industrial maintenance and reliability concepts and how to improve the maintenance performance, so you can move from reactive maintenance to proactive maintenance. This book includes…

    Hardback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Applied Software Product Line Engineering

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kyo C. Kang, Vijayan Sugumaran, Sooyong Park

    Over the last decade, software product line engineering (SPLE) has emerged as one of the most promising software development paradigms for increasing productivity in IT-related industries. Detailing the various aspects of SPLE implementation in different domains, Applied Software Product Line…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Auerbach Publications

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