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Production & Operations Management

  • Electrical Power Unit Commitmentby Yuping Huang; Panos M. Pardalos; Qipeng P. Zheng

    Springer US 2017; US$ 45.68

    This volume in the SpringerBriefs in Energy series offers a systematic review of unit commitment (UC) problems in electrical power generation. It updates texts written in the late 1990s and early 2000s by including the fundamentals of both UC and state-of-the-art modeling as well as solution algorithms and highlighting stochastic models and mixed-integer... more...

  • New Luxury Managementby Emmanuelle Rigaud-Lacresse; Fabrizio Maria Pini

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.24

    Presenting a vision of the luxury sector and its management, this edited book describes ?the new luxury? through a comprehensive view of the value chain, from concept to market. The authors argue that the main characteristics of ?luxury? are linked to specific resources and competencies found throughout the value chain and that value is a result of... more...

  • Dynamic Optimizationby Karl Hinderer; Ulrich Rieder; Michael Stieglitz

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 74.36

    This book explores discrete-time dynamic optimization and provides a detailed introduction to both deterministic and stochastic models. Covering problems with finite and infinite horizon, as well as Markov renewal programs, Bayesian control models and partially observable processes, the book focuses on the precise modelling of applications in a variety... more...

  • Industrial Democracy in the Chinese Aerospace Industryby Denise Tsang

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 45.68

    This book provides an up-to-date insight to the many innovations of the indigenous aerospace industry from a socio-economic perspective, a final frontier of Chinese technology that will shape global competitive dynamics in the 21st century. An industry that relies on human capital to engage in concept-intensive high tech production, this book discusses... more...

  • Global Innovation and Entrepreneurshipby Stephen E. Little; Frank M. Go; Teresa Shuk-Ching Poon

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.24

    Addressing the wide-ranging challenges of global entrepreneurship and innovation faced by both East and West, this edited volume provides a multi-faceted overview of the complexity facing entrepreneurial firms within global value chains. Viewed from the context of an emerging multi-polar world in which Europe and Asia are seen as major actors, the... more...

  • Integrative Production Technologyby Christian Brecher; Denis Özdemir

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 275.18

    This contributed volume contains the research results of the Cluster of Excellence ?Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries?, funded by the German Research Society (DFG). The approach to the topic is genuinely interdisciplinary, covering insights from fields such as engineering, material sciences, economics and social sciences. The... more...

  • Herausforderung Utility 4.0by Oliver D. Doleski

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 56.24

    Das Buch begleitet den Übergang von der analogen zur digitalen Energiewirtschaft und gibt dem Leser wertvolle Impulse für die Erschließung neuer, lukrativer Betätigungsfelder. Autoren aus Wissenschaft und Praxis liefern ausgewählte Antworten auf die enormen Herausforderungen angesichts von Digitalisierung und Dezentralisierung im Energiesektor. Insofern... more...

  • Product Management For Dummiesby Brian Lawley; Pamela Schure

    Wiley 2017; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.56

    Your one-stop guide to becoming a product management prodigy Product management plays a pivotal role in organizations. In fact, it's now considered the fourth most important title in corporate America—yet only a tiny fraction of product managers have been trained for this vital position. If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of people... more...

  • Multiscale Simulation Approach for Battery Production Systemsby Malte Schönemann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 81.80

    Addressing the challenge of improving battery quality while reducing high costs and environmental impacts of the production, this book presents a multiscale simulation approach for battery production systems along with a software environment and an application procedure. Battery systems are among the most important technologies of the 21st century... more...

  • Co-Creation and Learningby K.B. Akhilesh

    Springer India 2017; US$ 45.68

    This book introduces readers to co-creation --- a complex, value-based, context-driven and collaborative effort to develop new paradigms, products and services to satisfy human wants. Co-creation is built not only around the perceptions of challenges, cause-and-effect relationships and constraints, but also around available alternatives for dealing... more...