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  • Fit for Growthby Vinay Couto; John Plansky; Deniz Caglar

    Wiley 2016; US$ 32.00 US$ 27.99

    A practical approach to business transformation Fit for Growth * is a unique approach to business transformation that explicitly connects growth strategy with cost management and organization restructuring. Drawing on 70-plus years of strategy consulting experience and in-depth research, the experts at PwC’s Strategy& lay out a... more...

  • Ein Weg zu Industrie 4.0by Myriam Jahn

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 126.00

    ?Industrie 4.0" fordert neue Organisationsformen und Koordinationsinstrumente unter Anwendung moderner Informationstechnologien. Unternehmensnetzwerke realisieren mit Industrie 4.0 gegenüber hierarchisch geführten Großunternehmen und dem Markt dann Vorteile, wenn sie an die Organisationsform angepasst koordiniert werden. Dieses Buch zeigt, dass die... more...

  • The Unified Theory of Profitabilityby Andrew Miller

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    When we discuss accelerating top line growth and maximizing profitability, we often consider hiring more people, cutting expenses, or raising prices. What we should be doing is looking at different ways to effectively utilize what we already have. Rather than hiring new people, we need to improve the performance of our current employees. As an alternative... more...

  • The Toyota Way to Service Excellence: Lean Transformation in Service Organizationsby Jeffrey K. Liker; Karyn Ross

    McGraw-Hill Education 2016; US$ 37.00

    The world?s bestselling Lean expert shows service-based organizations how to go Lean, gain value, and get results?The Toyota Way . A must-read for service professionals of every level, this essential book takes the proven Lean principles of the bestselling Toyota Way series and applies them directly to the industries where quality of service... more...

  • Operations Managementby Venkataraman Ray R.

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 120.00

    Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains takes a holistic, integrated approach to managing operations and supply chains by exploring the strategic, tactical, and operational decisions and challenges facing organizations worldwide. Authors Ray R. Venkataraman and Jeffrey K. Pinto address sustainability in each chapter, showing that... more...

  • An Introduction to Lean Work Designby Lawrence D. Fredendall; Matthias Thürer

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    This book provides a short, concise overview of lean work design, which sees lean systems as the result of a systematic implementation of appropriate work processes. It discusses lean tools, but views tools only as a means of achieving a desirable work design and does not see the use of lean tools as a goal in themselves. more...

  • RFID for the Supply Chain and Operations Professional, Second Editionby Pamela Zelbst; Victor Sower

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    RFID (radio-frequency identification) is increasing its presence in our personal and business lives?you name it and RFID is likely to be finding its way there. RFID has many advantages over other auto-ID technologies, including its ability to read tags at the item level while the items are still in boxes and pallets and out of line of sight. In addition,... more...

  • Mapping Workflows and Managing Knowledgeby John L. Kmetz

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    This book is Volume II of simple but powerful tools for performance improvement. It is written for managers, analysts, and consultants who realize the value that system dynamic modeling can bring to companies and organizations, and would like to have that capability without a degree in math or computer science. It features the iThink modeling program,... more...

  • Managing Commodity Price Riskby George A. Zsidisin; Janet L. Hartley; Barbara Gaudenzi; Lutz Kaufmann

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    Almost every organization is exposed to financial risk stemming from commodity price volatility. Risk exposure may be direct, from the prices paid for raw materials transformed into products sold to customers, or indirect, from higher energy, transportation costs, and supplier commodity purchases. Managing Commodity Price Risk: A Supply Chain Perspective... more...

  • 1+1 = 100by Rick Pay

    Business Expert Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    1 + 1 = 100 guides readers through developing, implementing, and maintaining close relationships within their own company (employees, design engineering, product development, sales and marketing, operations, and supply chain) as well out outside (suppliers, customers, and the community). By avoiding overreliance on cost reduction measures and instead... more...