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  • Toyota’s Global Marketing Strategyby Shozo Hibino; Koichiro Noguchi; Gerhard Plenert

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    There are many books on the market that discuss the Toyota Production System but few that insightfully analyze its marketing strategy. Authored by former Toyota marketing executives, this is the first book of its kind to detail how Toyota’s thinking habits go beyond the shop floor and influence and guide Toyota’s marketing function. Toyota has expanded... more...

  • Greener Productsby Al Iannuzzi

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 79.95

    Within the last decade sustainable product development and green marketing have been proven to be beneficial not only to the environment but also to industry. Companies are creating new initiatives to incorporate these concepts into their business plans and are typically setting new sustainability targets every five years. To remain relevant in this... more...

  • The Hoshin Kanri Forestby Javier PhD Villalba-Diez

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 39.95

    Strategic Lean management efforts significantly fail because leaders often lack a map of their organizations.?Written in a colloquial manner, The Hoshin Kanri Forest is for Lean practitioners who seek to design organizational structures that functionally support the dynamics associated with Lean Management. This book will provide a comprehensive... more...

  • Intelligent Diagnosis and Prognosis of Industrial Networked Systemsby Chee Khiang Pang; Frank L. Lewis; Tong Heng Lee; Zhao Yang Dong

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    In an era of intense competition where plant operating efficiencies must be maximized, downtime due to machinery failure has become more costly. To cut operating costs and increase revenues, industries have an urgent need to predict fault progression and remaining lifespan of industrial machines, processes, and systems. An engineer who mounts an acoustic... more...

  • Stochastic Modelling in Production Planningby Alexander Hübl

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 62.64

    Alexander Hübl develops models for production planning and analyzes performance indicators to investigate production system behaviour. He extends existing literature by considering the uncertainty of customer required lead time and processing times as well as by increasing the complexity of multi-machine multi-items production models. Results are... more...

  • Replikation von Produktionsroutinen in der Automobilindustrieby Florian Osterrieder

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 46.68

    Florian Osterrieder untersucht auf Basis von qualitativ-empirischen Fallstudien eines Volumen- und eines Premiumherstellers die Replikation von Produktionsroutinen in der Automobilindustrie. Es wird ein mikrofundierter, praxistheoretischer Bezugsrahmen (im Sinne einer Meta-Routine) zum Aufbau neuer Produktionsstätten entwickelt. Der Autor verknüpft... more...

  • Übungsbuch Logistikby Rainer Lasch; Christian G. Janker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 22.84

    Dieses Übungsbuch ist zur Begleitung und Vertiefung der verfahrensorientierten betriebswirtschaftlichen Aus- und Weiterbildung in Beschaffung, Produktion und Distribution konzipiert. Es enthält 86 Übungsaufgaben aus dem Bereich der quantitativen Logistik, jeweils mit einer ausführlichen Musterlösung. Kurze thematische Einführungen sowie Lernziele... more...

  • Agile Network Businessesby Vivek Kale

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 69.95

    "A highly readable and yet comprehensive book on network businesses that have become governable with the advent of cloud and big data computing. Vivek Kale is a master of simplifying the complex world of network theory and its relevance to business." —Jagdish N. Sheth, Charles H. Kellstadt Professor of Marketing, Emory University Agile Network... 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...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 118.19

    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...