Industrial Innovation Series

Series Editor: Adedeji B. Badiru

  • 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 – 2016-02-18 
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  • Project Management Simplified

    A Step-by-Step Process

    By Barbara Karten

    This book identifies principles developed to help companies and businesses succeed with projects. It simplifies the use of these methodologies and processes so the everyday person can apply these approaches to be successful with their projects. The book guides the reader to define project scope and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-25 
    CRC Press
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  • Introduction to Industrial Engineering, Second Edition

    By Avraham Shtub, Yuval Cohen

    This book provides an introduction to industrial engineering and discusses the role of the industrial engineer. Its purpose is to lay out the broad scope of areas in which industrial engineers are engaged and to help new IE students understand the professional development pathways open to them and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-04 
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  • Design for Profitability

    Guidelines to Cost Effectively Manage the Development Process of Complex Products

    By Salah Ahmed Mohamed Elmoselhy

    Since the success of products significantly depends on the quality of product performance, inadequate management of the product design process can lead to improper performance of products that can result in significant long-term business losses. This book presents a design guideline for complex…

    Hardback – 2015-11-18 
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  • Handbook of Measurements

    Benchmarks for Systems Accuracy and Precision

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Planning, measurement, and paying attending to details form the basis for all successful engineering operations. Using a systems framework, this handbook presents a comprehensive all-encompassing guide to measurements. Using a technically rigorous approach to systems linking of measurements, it…

    Hardback – 2015-10-26 
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  • Guide to Environment Safety and Health Management

    Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a Continuous Improvement Program

    By Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin

    Although an integral part of the corporate world, the development and execution of a successful Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) program in today’s profit-driven business climate is challenging and complex. Add to that the scarcity of resources available to assist managers in successfully…

    Hardback – 2015-07-29
    CRC Press
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  • Global Manufacturing Technology Transfer

    Africa-USA Strategies, Adaptations, and Management

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    Global Manufacturing Technology Transfer: Africa-USA Strategies, Adaptations, and Management presents practical strategies for developing and sustaining manufacturing technology transfers. It is particularly useful for helping developing nations achieve and sustain a solid footing of economic…

    Hardback – 2015-06-24
    CRC Press
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  • Total Productive Maintenance

    Strategies and Implementation Guide

    By Tina Kanti Agustiady, Elizabeth A. Cudney

    A systematic approach to improving production and quality systems, total productive maintenance (TPM) involves all employees through a moderate investment in maintenance. Therefore, a successful TPM implementation requires support of all employees from C-level on down. Total Productive Maintenance:…

    Hardback – 2015-06-23
    CRC Press
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  • Total Project Control

    A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Projects as Investments, Second Edition

    By Stephen A. Devaux

    There is often a deep disconnect between the project team’s goals and those of the organization. Senior management wants "profitable" projects, but is only able to quantify its wishes in terms of the traditional project management elements: schedule and cost. To operate smoothly, the entire…

    Hardback – 2015-03-18
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  • Kansei Innovation

    Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

    By Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services. Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, Anitawati Mohd Lokman, Kansei Innovation: Practical…

    Paperback – 2015-02-02
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  • Cellular Manufacturing

    Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty

    By John X. Wang

    In today’s business world, competitiveness defines the industrial leading edge. Organizations and businesses of all sizes are adopting Lean manufacturing practices to increase efficiency and address worries about their bottom lines. In a detailed review of this staple of Lean manufacturing,…

    Hardback – 2015-01-14
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  • Managing Projects as Investments

    Earned Value to Business Value

    By Stephen A. Devaux

    Every project is an investment; however, traditional project management methodologies do not support assessment of the business value that enables senior management to maximize decision making. The next evolution in project management, therefore, will be to manage projects as investments. Managing…

    Hardback – 2014-09-18
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  • Culture and Trust in Technology-Driven Organizations

    By Frances Alston

    Culture and Trust in Technology-Driven Organizations provides insight into the important role that culture and trust can play in the success of high-technology organizations. This book reviews the literature and results of an empirical study that investigated the relationship between mechanistic…

    Hardback – 2013-12-04
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  • Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects

    By Tina Agustiady

    Manufacturing companies work endlessly to make process improvements, yet they are often hard to implement and even harder to sustain. The reason: companies often stumble when communicating why the methodologies are being used and how to sustain the improvements. Communication for Continuous…

    Hardback – 2013-10-23
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  • Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru

    A new edition of a bestselling industrial and systems engineering reference, Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition provides students, researchers, and practitioners with easy access to a wide range of industrial engineering tools and techniques in a concise format. This…

    Hardback – 2013-10-11
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  • Handbook of Emergency Response

    A Human Factors and Systems Engineering Approach

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Despite preemptive preparations, disasters can and do occur. Whether natural disasters, catastrophic accidents, or terrorist attacks, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. A carefully prepared response is your best defense. Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering…

    Hardback – 2013-08-22
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  • Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    Dealing with such a multi-layered and fungible intangible as quality during the design and construction process is difficult for all parties involved. To the architect, quality means an appealing and enduring design, but to the builder, it means understandable documents that, when acted upon, lead…

    Hardback – 2013-04-25
    CRC Press
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  • Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

    A World System Approach

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Samuel O. Osisanya

    Project management for oil and gas projects comes with a unique set of challenges that include the management of science, technology, and engineering aspects. Underlining the specific issues involved in projects in this field, Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry: A World System Approach…

    Hardback – 2013-01-23
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  • Sustainability

    Utilizing Lean Six Sigma Techniques

    By Tina Agustiady, Adedeji B. Badiru

    Although most agree that Lean Six Sigma is here to stay, they also agree that learning how to sustain the results seems problematic at best and unattainable at worst. Reverting to the old way of doing things is inevitable if sustainability measures are not a part of the methodology. Currently there…

    Hardback – 2012-12-15
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  • Carbon Footprint Analysis

    Concepts, Methods, Implementation, and Case Studies

    By Matthew John Franchetti, Defne Apul

    The negative impacts of carbon emissions from human activities continue to dramatically reshape the environmental, political, and social landscape. These impacts coupled with cap and trade schemes iterate the importance and need to properly measure and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Carbon…

    Hardback – 2012-06-18
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  • Statistical Techniques for Project Control

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Tina Agustiady

    Winner of the IIE Book of the Month for June 2012 A project can be simple or complex. In each case, proven project management processes must be followed. In all cases of project management implementation, control must be exercised in order to assure that project objectives are achieved. Statistical…

    Hardback – 2012-01-18
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  • Project Management

    Systems, Principles, and Applications

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    As organizations realize the benefits of PM, the need to develop effective management tools rises with the increasing complexity of new technologies and processes. Taking a systems approach to accomplishing goals and objectives, Project Management: Systems, Principles, and Applications covers…

    Hardback – 2011-12-12
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  • Industrial Control Systems

    Mathematical and Statistical Models and Techniques

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Babatunde J. Ayeni

    Issues such as logistics, the coordination of different teams, and automatic control of machinery become more difficult when dealing with large, complex projects. Yet all these activities have common elements and can be represented by mathematics. Linking theory to practice, Industrial Control…

    Hardback – 2011-10-24
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  • Learning Curves

    Theory, Models, and Applications

    Edited by Mohamad Y. Jaber

    Written by international contributors, Learning Curves: Theory, Models, and Applications first draws a learning map that shows where learning is involved within organizations, then examines how it can be sustained, perfected, and accelerated. The book reviews empirical findings in the literature in…

    Hardback – 2011-06-06
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  • Quality Management in Construction Projects

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    Concise and easy to read, Quality Management in Construction Projects presents key information on how to approach quality assurance for construction projects. Containing quick reference tables and a wealth of figures, the book presents valuable quality related data and guidelines. It provides…

    Hardback – 2010-11-10
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  • Modern Construction

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M. Ahmed

    During the past several decades, the manufacturing and service industries significantly increased their levels of productivity, quality, and profitability through the application of process improvement techniques and information technology. Unfortunately, the construction industry lags far behind…

    Hardback – 2010-10-13
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  • Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Olufemi A. Omitaomu

    The first handbook to focus exclusively on industrial engineering calculations with a correlation to applications, Handbook of Industrial Engineering Equations, Formulas, and Calculations contains a general collection of the mathematical equations often used in the practice of industrial…

    Hardback – 2010-09-17
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  • Kansei/Affective Engineering

    Edited by Mitsuo Nagamachi

    A guided tour through the each stages of process, Kansei/Affective Engineering explores how to apply Kansei/Affective Engineering. It describes the psychological survey and psycho-physiological measurement of consumer feelings and the multivariate statistical analysis of this survey data, including…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
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  • Kansei Engineering, 2 Volume Set

    Edited by Mitsuo Nagamachi

    MAC or PC? Kindle or Sony ereader? Droid, iPhone, or BlackBerry? Customers often find it hard to distinguish between products due to functional equivalency. They will, therefore, base their decisions on subjective factors. A powerful consumer oriented technology for product development, Kansei or…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
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  • Innovations of Kansei Engineering

    By Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    In a market place flooded with consumer goods, the modern consumer has become incredibly savvy. They have developed to a point where they consider such things as what makes them look beautiful, what improves their character, and how a product enhances the value of life. If future product developers…

    Paperback – 2010-09-17
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  • Moving from Project Management to Project Leadership

    A Practical Guide to Leading Groups

    By R. Camper Bull

    Imagine if we were using the same medical techniques today that were used during the Industrial Revolution, including the practice of bloodletting using leeches. Medicine has come a long way since then. So why do organizations and corporations cling to management techniques that are just as…

    Hardback – 2010-04-29
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  • Social Responsibility

    Failure Mode Effects and Analysis

    By Holly Alison Duckworth, Rosemond Ann Moore

    With stock market swings due to unethical behavior, fuel price escalation due to increased demand, and climate disasters due to global warming, operating in a socially responsible manner is quickly moving from the realm of a nice idea to a business imperative. Taking a continuous…

    Hardback – 2010-03-05
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  • Global Engineering

    Design, Decision Making, and Communication

    By Carlos Acosta, V. Jorge Leon, Charles R. Conrad, Cesar O. Malave

    As the world becomes increasingly globalized, today’s companies expect to hire engineers who are effective in a global business environment. Although you can find many books covering globalization, most of them are aimed at business, management, or social sciences. Developed with engineers in mind,…

    Hardback – 2009-09-08
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  • Inventory Management

    Non-Classical Views

    Edited by Mohamad Y. Jaber

    As markets become more dynamic and competitive, companies must reconsider how they view inventory and make changes to their production and inventory systems. They must begin to think outside the classical box and develop a new paradigm of inventory management. Exploring the trend away from…

    Hardback – 2009-08-11
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  • Conveyors

    Application, Selection, and Integration

    By Patrick M McGuire

    Put simply, this is probably the first book in 40 years to comprehensively discuss conveyors, a topic that seems mundane until the need arises to move material from point A to point B without manual intervention. Conveyors: Application, Selection, and Integration gives industrial designers,…

    Hardback – 2009-08-05
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  • STEP Project Management

    Guide for Science, Technology, and Engineering Projects

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    While the project management body of knowledge is embraced by disciplines ranging from manufacturing and business to social services and healthcare, the application of efficient project management is of particularly high value in science, technology, and engineering undertakings. STEP Project…

    Hardback – 2009-04-15
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  • Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, Marlin U. Thomas

    In light of increasing economic and international threats, military operations must be examined with a critical eye in terms of process design, management, improvement, and control. Although the Pentagon and militaries around the world have utilized industrial engineering (IE) concepts to achieve…

    Hardback – 2009-02-25
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  • Knowledge Discovery from Sensor Data

    Edited by Auroop R. Ganguly, Joao Gama, Olufemi A. Omitaomu, Mohamed Gaber, Ranga Raju Vatsavai

    As sensors become ubiquitous, a set of broad requirements is beginning to emerge across high-priority applications including disaster preparedness and management, adaptability to climate change, national or homeland security, and the management of critical infrastructures. This book presents…

    Hardback – 2008-12-10
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  • Triple C Model of Project Management

    Communication, Cooperation, and Coordination

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    Project Management: the discipline of organizing and managing resources so that a project is completed within defined scope, quality, time, and cost constraints. Oh, if only it really was that simple. Once you have the specs of the project, it is time to get down to business and manage people. And…

    Hardback – 2008-04-18
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  • Systems Thinking

    Coping with 21st Century Problems

    By John Boardman, Brian Sauser

    By examining the links and interactions between elements of a system, systems thinking is becoming increasingly relevant when dealing with global challenges, from terrorism to energy to healthcare. Addressing these seemingly intractable systems problems in our society, Systems Thinking: Coping with…

    Hardback – 2008-01-17
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  • Industrial Project Management

    Concepts, Tools, and Techniques

    By Adedeji Badiru, Abidemi Badiru, Adetokunboh Badiru

    Book of the Month Award---Industrial Engineering Magazine Whatever your business, getting the work done on time can make or break your organization. The faster the world moves, the more this becomes important. The expanding utility and relevance of project management has lead to its emergence as a…

    Hardback – 2007-08-13
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  • Computational Economic Analysis for Engineering and Industry

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Olufemi A. Omitaomu

    Recent global anxiety indicates that more focus needs to be directed at economic issues related to industry. Conventional techniques often do not adequately embrace the integrated global factors that affect unique industries and industry focused computational tools have not been readily available.…

    Hardback – 2007-06-07
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  • Technomics

    The Theory of Industrial Evolution

    By H. Lee Martin

    Have you ever wondered about the forces behind globalization, mass customization, just in time delivery, virtual companies, and perfect information? Providing a platform to understand and navigate our rapidly advancing world, Techonomics: The Theory of Industrial Evolution explains the relationship…

    Hardback – 2006-09-18
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