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DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Mark J. Anderson, Patrick J. Whitcomb
May 19, 2015

Offering a planned approach for determining cause and effect, DOE Simplified: Practical Tools for Effective Experimentation, Third Edition integrates the authors’ decades of combined experience in providing training, consulting, and computational tools to industrial experimenters. Supplying reader...

Creating a Lean Culture: Tools to Sustain Lean Conversions, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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David Mann
October 22, 2014

Winner of a Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award The new edition of this Shingo Prize-winning bestseller provides critical insights and approaches to make any Lean transformation an ongoing success. It shows you how to implement a sustainable, successful transformation by developing a ...

Value Stream Mapping for the Process Industries: Creating a Roadmap for Lean Transformation

1st Edition

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Peter L. King, Jennifer S. King
April 24, 2015

Providing a framework that highlights waste and its negative effects on process performance, value stream maps (VSMs) are essential components for successful Lean initiatives. While the conventional VSM format has the basic structure to effectively describe process operations, it must be adapted and...

Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

1st Edition

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Robert B. Hafey
November 24, 2014

A Lean Safety Gemba Walk is a walk through the work area (Gemba) that focuses on the continuous improvement of safety. When conducted in a respectful manner, by skilled facilitators, Safety Gemba Walks can have a dramatic long-lasting impact on the culture of a business. Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A M...

ISO 9001 and Lean: Friends, Not Foes, For Providing Efficiency and Customer Value

1st Edition

Douglas Meyer
March 21, 2019

ISO 9000 is a comprehensive set of international standards for quality management and quality assurance. These standards ensure that companies effectively document all aspects of their quality management to show transparency and efficiency within all processes. They are not industry specific and...

Innovation Crisis: Successes, Pitfalls, and Solutions in Japan

1st Edition

Eiichi Yamaguchi
March 19, 2019

What has gone wrong in Japan that has led to innovation crisis? Prof. Eiichi Yamaguchi has been committed to answer this question, and his quest has spanned several years and academic disciplines. Initially it appeared as if it had no context, but when he put the pieces together, he realized that...

An Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation

2nd Edition

Hugo D. Junghenn
March 08, 2019

Introduction to Financial Mathematics: Option Valuation, Second Edition is a well-rounded primer to the mathematics and models used in the valuation of financial derivatives. The book consists of fifteen chapters, the first ten of which develop option valuation techniques in discrete time, the last...

Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

1st Edition

Kaushik Kumar, Supriyo Roy, J. Paulo Davim
March 05, 2019

This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques with an industrial outlook. It covers a broad area related to real life complex decision making problems using a heuristics approach. It also explores a wide perspective and...

Business Process Reengineering: An ICT Approach

1st Edition

Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, Chin Kang Chen
March 01, 2019

This volume shows how ICT (information and communications technology) can play the role of a driver of business process reengineering (BPR). ICT can aid in enabling improvement in BPR activity cycles as it provides many components that enhance performance that can lead to competitive advantages. IT...

M-Commerce: Experiencing the Phygital Retail

1st Edition

Punita Duhan, Anurag Singh
February 26, 2019

This volume presents a pragmatic approach to understanding and capitalizing on contemporary m-commerce trend. It comprehensively encapsulates the evolution, emergent trends, hindrances and challenges, and customer perceptions about various facets of how physical and online retail channels are...

Complex Management Systems and the Shingo Model: Foundations of Operational Excellence and Supporting Tools

1st Edition

Rick Edgeman
February 25, 2019

The Shingo Enterprise Excellence Prize Model (SEEM) has exerted global influence over the ways that exceptional organizations formulate/deploy strategy with its focus on processes, Lean thinking, continuous improvement, innovation, workforce development, and supplier strategies. This book details...

Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Lixin Wu
February 25, 2019

Containing many results that are new, or which exist only in recent research articles, Interest Rate Modeling: Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition portrays the theory of interest rate modeling as a three-dimensional object of finance, mathematics, and computation. It introduces all models with...

Reality, Perception, and Your Company's Workplace Culture: Creating a New Normal for Problem Solving and Change Management

1st Edition

Daniel Bloom
February 22, 2019

Reality and Perception and Your Company's Workplace Culture presents a demonstrable path for navigating the change-management process from beginning to end while fully detailing its obstacles and its triumphs. The book presents the view of a fictional 100-year old company called...

Responsible Manufacturing: Issues Pertaining to Sustainability

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Elif Kongar, Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta
February 18, 2019

Responsible Manufacturing has become an obligation to the environment and to society itself, enforced primarily by customer perspective and governmental regulations on environmental issues. This is mainly driven by the escalating deterioration of the environment, such as diminishing raw material...

Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution Business

1st Edition

Pramod Paliwal, Sudhir Yadav
February 18, 2019

The natural gas business consists of two major aspects, sourcing and transportation, and distribution has been a growing area of interest to industry, government and academia. With the emphasis on promoting natural gas sector, there is an increasing need to have a well documented book that deals...

Additive Manufacturing Change Management: Best Practices

1st Edition

David M. Dietrich, Michael Kenworthy, Elizabeth A. Cudney
February 18, 2019

Additive Manufacturing (AM) has altered manufacturing as we know it, with shortened development time, increased performance, and reduced product costs. Executive management in industry are bombarded by marketing from their competitors showcasing design solutions leveraged through AM. Therefore,...

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