Industrial Engineering & Manufacturing Products

  • Rational Queueing

    By Refael Hassin

    This book is a unique reference and valuable resource for anyone interested in queuing systems, both theory and practice in the modern era. It provides an up-to-date, comprehensive survey of research on the performance of queueing systems where multiple agents, like customers, servers, and central…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Transport Planning and Traffic Safety

    Making Cities, Roads, and Vehicles Safer

    Edited by Geetam Tiwari, Dinesh Mohan

    TRIPP (Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme) at the India Institute of Technology (Delhi) is an interdisciplinary programme focusing on the reduction of adverse health affects of road transport. TRIPP has been organizing an annual course on Transportation Planning and Traffic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-08 
    CRC Press

  • The Global Quality Management System

    Improvement Through Systems Thinking

    By Suresh Patel

    Global Quality Management System is about managing business processes through systems thinking as opposed to the traditional command and control system (that deploys a top-down functional hierarchy where people can behave in ways which can dissatisfy the customer and/or degrade their performance).…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Productivity Press

  • Applied System Innovation

    Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015), May 22-27, 2015, Osaka, Japan

    Edited by Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam

    The 2015 International Conference on Applied System Innovation (ICASI 2015) was held May 22-27, 2015 in Osaka, Japan and provided a unified communication platform for researchers working on a wide range of topics from information technology, innovation design, communication science &…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    CRC Press

  • A Six Sigma Approach to Sustainability

    Continual Improvement for Social Responsibility

    By Holly A. Duckworth, Andrea Hoffmeier

    Many organizations are struggling to operate within the ISO 26000 standards on social responsibility. The authors of this new book provide a solution by leveraging their combined experience in Six Sigma. The book introduces SOFAIR, a six-step methodology for achieving sustainability through social…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    CRC Press
    Industrial Innovation Series

  • The Lean Practitioner's Field Book

    Proven, Practical, Profitable and Powerful Techniques for Making Lean Really Work

    By Charles Protzman, Fred Whiton, Joyce Kerpchar, Christopher Lewandowski, Steve Stenberg, Patrick Grounds

    While there are numerous Lean Certification programs, most companies have their own certification paths whereby they bestow expert status upon employees after they have participated in or led a certain number of kaizen events. Arguing that the number of kaizen events should not determine a person's…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    Productivity Press

  • Technological Challenges and Management

    Matching Human and Business Needs

    Edited by Carolina Machado, J. Paulo Davim

    This book is dedicated to technological challenges and management with special emphasis on new advances and challenges that today's organizations are facing, resulting from the continuous and highly complex changes in technological resources. Technological innovation in the management and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 
    CRC Press
    Manufacturing Design and Technology

  • Handbook of Machining with Grinding Wheels, Second Edition

    By Ioan D. Marinescu, Mike P. Hitchiner, Eckart Uhlmann, W. Brian Rowe, Ichiro Inasaki

    Grinding offers capabilities that range from high-rate material removal to high-precision superfinishing and has become one of the most widely used industrial machining and surface finishing operations. Reflecting modern developments in the science and practice of grinding, this handbook presents a…

    Hardback – 2016-02-16 
    CRC Press

  • Psychosocial Dynamics of Cyber Security

    Edited by Stephen J Zaccaro, Reeshad S. Dalal, Lois E. Tetrick, Julie A. Steinke

    This new volume, edited by industrial and organizational psychologists, will look at the important topic of cyber security work in the US and around the world. With contributions from experts in the fields of industrial and organizational psychology, human factors, computer science, economics, and…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Applied Psychology Series

  • Change Management

    Manage the Change or It Will Manage You

    By Frank Voehl, H. James Harrington

    Change Management: Manage Change or It Will Manage You represents a substantial core guidance effort for Change Management practitioners. Organizations currently contend with increasingly higher levels of knowledge-driven competition. Many attempt to meet the challenge by investing in expensive…

    Paperback – 2016-02-08 
    Productivity Press
    Management Handbooks for Results

  • Maintenance Audits Handbook

    A Performance Measurement Framework

    By Diego Galar Pascual, Uday Kumar

    This book addresses issues and challenges of performance measurement in the maintenance function. It presents a proposal of indicators with a framework that classifies and sorts regarding functional and hierarchical aspects, identifying the contribution of each of three above mentioned elements.…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Power Management Circuits

    Edited by Haruo Kobayashi, Takashi Nabeshima

    This book provides a comprehensive yet deep and wide description of DC-DC switching power supply circuits, to which much attention is being paid as a key technology in green IT, especially in automotive and consumer electronics industry. It covers buck converters, isolated converters, PFC…

    Hardback – 2016-01-31 
    Pan Stanford

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