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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...

Industrial Engineering: Management, Tools, and Applications, Three Volume Set

1st Edition

Bopaya Bidanda, Ihsan Sabuncuoglu, Bahar Y. Kara
January 16, 2019

Industrial Engineering: Management, Tools, and Applications, Three Volume Set provides innovation applications and case studies that are drawn from multiple countries. The chapters in the books represent the best papers from the International Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIIE) Conference...

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook (Two Volume Set)

1st Edition

Halit Eren, John G. Webster
January 16, 2019

The E-Medicine, E-Health, M-Health, Telemedicine, and Telehealth Handbook provides extensive coverage of modern telecommunication in the medical industry, from sensors on and within the body to electronic medical records and beyond. This two-volume set describes how information and communication...

Industrial Process Control Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Dale R. Patrick, Stephen W. Fardo
January 16, 2019

This book provides a basic approach to understanding and effectively applying industrial process control based on the systems concept. It provides an overview of an operating system, then divides it into sections for individual discussion. It covers topics including the operating system, process...

Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

1st Edition

Christopher Russell
January 16, 2019

Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately...

Business Transformation Planning for Leaders: A Tactical Roadmap for Achieving Profitable Growth with the Highest Return on Capital

1st Edition

Kiran Gurumurthy
January 14, 2019

This book is a powerful tool for business leaders who have responsibility for the success of the profit and loss (P&L) statement of a business. It provides a roadmap to help business leaders develop a comprehensive business transformation plan -- A plan that is simple, fact based, and...

Manufacturing Competency and Strategic Success in the Automobile Industry

1st Edition

Chandan Deep Singh, Jaimal Singh Khamba
January 11, 2019

Strategic success of industry depends upon manufacturing competencies (i.e., the competitive advantage to ensure better quality and reliability), which will increase sales and create a sound customer base. Competitive priorities are the operating advantages that are assessed, evaluated, and...

Sustainable Financial Innovation

1st Edition

Karen Wendt
January 09, 2019

Innovations and consequently future-fitness must form new models and address existing hurdles and new forms of collaborations. They must enable faster innovation cycles and "intelligence mining" by combining open and closed source systems, organic communities, open space techniques and...

Internalizing a Culture of Business Excellence: Perspectives from Quality Professionals

1st Edition

Flevy Lasrado, Norhayati Zakaria
January 07, 2019

Underline by the importance of sustainable quality management practices to contemporary organizations, this edited book complies best practice cases of leaders who have initiated and facilitated quality practices in their organizations. The cases highlight how these best practices manifested in...

Manufacturing and Enterprise: An Integrated Systems Approach

1st Edition

Adedeji B. Badiru, Oye Ibidapo-Obe, Babatunde J. Ayeni
January 03, 2019

This book presents an integrated systems approach to manufacturing and business enterprise. Traditionally, these topics are treated as separate and independent subjects, but the practical fact is that the manufacturing and the business enterprises are intertwined. Currently, there is no book on the...

The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development

1st Edition

Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, Chin Kang Chen
December 30, 2018

Big Data is now highly regarded and accepted as a useful tool to help organizations manage their data and information effectively and efficiently. This new volume, The Emerging Technology of Big Data: Its Impact as a Tool for ICT Development, looks at the new technology that has emerged to meet the...

Smart Computing Applications in Crowdfunding

1st Edition

Bo Xing, Tshilidzi Marwala
December 18, 2018

The book focuses on smart computing for crowdfunding usage, looking at the crowdfunding landscape, e.g., reward-, donation-, equity-, P2P-based and the crowdfunding ecosystem, e.g., regulator, asker, backer, investor, and operator. The increased complexity of fund raising scenario, driven by the...

Warranty and Preventive Maintenance for Remanufactured Products: Modeling and Analysis

1st Edition

Ammar Y. Alqahtani, Surendra M. Gupta
December 17, 2018

The exponential increase in the development of technology coupled with the customers’ immense desire to possess the newest technological products makes for truncated product lifespans, which instigates a substantial upsurge in their rate of disposal. Attempts have been made to establish specialized...

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