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  • 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...

  • Operations Managementby Ray R. Venkataraman; Jeffrey K. Pinto

    SAGE Publications 2016; 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...

  • The Oliver Wight Class A Standard for Business Excellenceby Inc. Oliver Wight International

    Wiley 2017; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.50

    The Oliver Wight Class A Standard for Business Excellence  is the definitive, comprehensive statement of excellence in business today. Oliver Wight’s Class A Standard is the accumulated practice and experience of Oliver Wight Consultants around the world. It reflects the effort and achievement of thousands of client companies... more...

  • Toyota Kata Culture: Building Organizational Capability and Mindset through Kata Coachingby Mike Rother; Gerd Aulinger

    McGraw-Hill Education 2017; US$ 60.00

    Take advantage of your organization’s brainpower with Kata-driven continuous improvement “This is the first book I have read that provides a clear picture of what it takes to develop and mobilize creative capability across an organization, to achieve challenging goals.” Jeffrey K. Liker, author of The Toyota Way (from the Foreword) Nobody... more...

  • Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management and Logisticsby Anthony M. Pagano; Mellissa Gyimah

    Business Expert Press 2017; US$ 19.95

    This book is a collection of chapters on issues we face today in the world of supply chain management. While there are a number of college textbooks related to specific areas within logistics and supply chain issues, there are very few general supply chain management “trends” books. Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Management and Logistics consists... more...