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  • 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 

  • Handbook of Military and Defense Operations Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Natalie M. Scala, James P. Howard, II

    Operations research (OR) is a core discipline in military and defense management. Coming to the forefront initially during World War II, OR provided critical contributions to logistics, supply chains, and strategic simulation, while enabling superior decision making for Allied forces. OR has grown…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Series in Operations Research

  • Nanobiotechnology for Sustainable Bioenergy and Biofuel Production

    1st Edition

    Edited by Madan L. Verma

    This book covers the nanobiocatalysis for biofuels production such as advances in nanoscaffolds design (nanomaterials support) for immobilizing bioenergy producing enzymes (nanobiocatalyst system), recent trends in biomass processing (untreated/treated agriculture and food waste, grasses, algal etc…

    Hardback – 2020-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Lean – Let’s Get It Right!

    How to Build a Culture of Continuous Improvement, 1st Edition

    By David Rizzardo

    Lean – Let’s Get It Right!: How to Build a Culture of Continuous Improvement (978-0-367-42991-1, 340939) Shelving Guide: Business & Management / Lean Management This book addresses the root causes of why a majority of Lean transformations have not met expectations. More importantly, it…

    Paperback – 2020-02-14 
    Productivity Press

  • Design for Manufacturability

    How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By David M. Anderson

    Achieve any cost goals in half the time to stable production with quality designed in -- Do it right the first time! Design for Manufacturability: How to Use Concurrent Engineering to Rapidly Develop Low-Cost, High-Quality Products for Lean Production, Second Edition is the definitive work on DFM…

    Hardback – 2020-02-07 
    Productivity Press

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 

  • Analysis and Management of Productivity and Efficiency in Production Systems for Goods and Services

    1st Edition

    By Fabio Sartori Piran, Daniel Pacheco Lacerda, Luis Felipe Riehs Camargo

    In companies that produce goods and services, productivity and efficiency improvements are a constant challenge. This book reviews the differences between productivity and efficiency. It proposes a new method and makes available a computational tool for implementation that contributes to…

    Hardback – 2020-01-28 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Market Assessment with OR Applications

    1st Edition

    By Adarsh Anand, Deepti Aggrawal, Mohini Agarwal

    This book provides an understanding of the concept of marketing and its role in business and public organization including the need for scientific marketing analysis. It includes a variety of mathematical models applied for better decision making, promotional decisions in the presence of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    CRC Press
    Mathematical Engineering, Manufacturing, and Management Sciences

  • The Definitive Guide to Emergency Department Operational Improvement

    Employing Lean Principles with Current ED Best Practices to Create the “No Wait” Department, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Jody Crane, MD, MBA, Chuck Noon, PhD

    This revised and updated book explores the academics behind managing the complex service environment that is the Emergency Department (ED) by combining applied management science and practical experiences to create a model of how to improve operations. This book offers a presentation of Lean tools…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Productivity Press

  • Embedding Culture and Quality for High Performing Organizations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Norhayati Zakaria, Flevy Lasrado

    The aim of this book is to bridge two different core disciplines: quality management and cross-cultural management, based on how multinational corporations work, and how culture determines individual practices and values. Understanding these previously separate fields is essential to keeping…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Productivity Press

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