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Production & Operations Management

  • Problem Solving for New Engineersby Melisa Buie

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    This book brings a fresh new approach to practical problem solving in engineering. It covers the critical concepts and ideas that engineers must understand to solve engineering problems. When engineers graduate, they enter the work force with only one part of what’s needed to effectively solve problems -- Problem solving requires not just subject... more...

  • Supply Chain Managementby Hartmut Werner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 22.56

    „Das Geld liegt in der Schnittstelle!“ Gemäß dieser modernisierten betriebswirtschaftlichen These, ist das Supply Chain Management in besonderer Weise dazu geeignet, die Verbesserungspotenziale unternehmungseigener und netzwerkgerichteter Prozesse auszuschöpfen. Hartmut Werner beschreibt in diesem Buch zunächst die Grundlagen des Supply Chain Managements... more...

  • Designing Knowledge Organizationsby Joseph Morabito; Ira Sack; Anilkumar Bhate

    Wiley 2017; US$ 110.00 US$ 99.00

    A pedagogical approach to the principles and architecture of knowledge management in organizations This textbook is based on a graduate course taught at Stevens Institute of Technology. It focuses on the design and management of today’s complex K organizations. A K organization is any company that generates... more...

  • Advances in Ergonomics of Manufacturing: Managing the Enterprise of the Futureby Stefan Trzcielinski

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 232.34

    This book discusses the latest advances in people-centered design, operation, and management of broadly defined advanced manufacturing systems and processes. It reports on human factors issues related to various research areas such as intelligent manufacturing technologies, web-based manufacturing services, digital manufacturing worlds, and manufacturing... more...

  • Outcome-Based Performance Management in the Public Sectorby Elio Borgonovi; Eugenio Anessi-Pessina; Carmine Bianchi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 198.47

    This book highlights the use of an outcome-oriented view of performance to frame and assess the desirability of the effects produced by adopted policies, so to allow governments not only to consider effects in the short, but also the long run. Furthermore, it does not only focus on policy from the perspective of a single unit or institution, but also... more...

  • Socially Responsible Outsourcingby Brian Nicholson; Ron Babin; Mary C. Lacity

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 110.22

    A compilation of prestigious contributions from eminent thinkers in the field, this book focuses on the topic of socially responsible outsourcing (SRO). Building on the previous title in this series, Socially Responsible Outsourcing develops the concept of 'Impact Sourcing' which has gained increased commercial and academic interest over the past four... more...

  • Out of the Lab and On the Marketby Tetsu Natsume; Mario Tokoro

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    Tetsu Natsume of Sony Computer Science Labs (Sony CSL) has been pioneering technology promotion for a decade. As he seeks marketplace opportunities for ground-breaking research, he plays the role of a Technology Producer -- a role that will be increasingly important as organizations seek optimally efficient and effective applications of basic research.... more...

  • Sustainability in Remanufacturing Operationsby Paulina Golinska-Dawson; Frank Kübler

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.89

    The  present customers’ consumption models result in an increasing number of used products that need to be collected and reused or disposed. Remanufacturing is a favourable scenario in order to recover the end-of-use products. It allows to capture substantial part of the resources which were used in the primary production at lower cost, providing... more...

  • Innovative Quality Improvements in Operationsby Tomas Backström; Anders Fundin; Peter E. Johansson

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 116.74

    This book examines current and emerging challenges in manufacturing related to the ideal of developing production processes with variability and agility on one level of the system, combined with structures ensuring stability and robustness on another level; close to what by other scholars has been discussed in terms of continuous innovation.  However,... more...

  • Social and Environmental Dimensions of Organizations and Supply Chainsby Marcus Brandenburg; Gerd J. Hahn; Tobias Rebs

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 140.09

    This book focuses on environmental and social factors in international supply chains and industry networks. It explores whether socially-responsible and environmentally-conscious operations are complementary or conflictive to economic targets. The book elaborates on innovative approaches to manage the economic, ecological and social performance in... more...