Historically, the integration of manufacturing methodologies into the office environment has proven to be problematic. Part of the difficulty lies in the fact that process workflows tend to be globally dispersed and thus rely heavily on information technology. But in complex service systems that...
Published October 29th 2008 by CRC Press
Theory and Practice, Second Edition
In the years since the bestselling first edition, fusion research and applications have adapted to service-oriented architectures and pushed the boundaries of situational modeling in human behavior, expanding into fields such as chemical and biological sensing, crisis management, and intelligent...
Published September 25th 2008 by CRC Press
A Companion to School Experience, 3rd Edition
In some hands, history can be an inspirational and rewarding subject, yet in others it can seem dry and of little relevance. The aim of this textbook is to enable student teachers to learn to teach history in a way that pupils will find interesting, enjoyable and purposeful. It incorporates a wide...
Published May 12th 2008 by Routledge
Using Lean Six Sigma to Translate Customer Value through Global Supply Chains
To successfully compete in today’s global marketplace, organizations can and must do more to improve their internal operational efficiencies. Operational Excellence: Using Lean Six Sigma to Translate Customer Value through Global Supply Chains consolidates hundreds of tools and methods into 110 key...
Published December 12th 2007 by Auerbach Publications
An Imaginative Curriculum
Graduates face a world of complexity which demands flexibility, adaptability, self-reliance and innovation, but while the development of creativity is embedded in the English National Curriculum and in workplace training, the higher education sector has yet to fully recognise its...
Published June 29th 2006 by Routledge
Take an in-depth look at what worksand what doesn'tin research with GLBT populations! This essential book examines the usefulness of current frameworks for research with GLBT populations and highlights the necessity for greater complexity in the conceptualization and design of...
Published September 11th 2003 by Routledge
Construction, Verification, and Evaluation
This volume brings together four semi-autonomous bodies of research (choice, self-determination, self-regulation, and self-management) to form a new theory of self-engaged learning entitled, Self-Determined Learning Theory. This theory explains why and how students self-engage. It identifies the...
Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge
Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers
From the sociology of modern capitalism to state theory and cultural and media studies, Gramsci's ideas have become a central component of mainstream social and political thought since the publication of his writings, in English, in the 1960s. In particular, his concept of 'hegemony', denoting the...
Published September 26th 2001 by Routledge
A Companion to School Experience, 2nd Edition
Designed for all students learning to teach in secondary schools, and particularly those on school-based Initial Teacher Training courses, the books in this best-selling series complement our key textbook Learning to Teach in the Secondary School and its companion Starting to Teach in the Secondary...
Published June 13th 2001 by Routledge
Hydrodynamics and Transport for Water Quality Modeling presents a complete overview of current methods used to describe or predict transport in aquatic systems, with special emphasis on water quality modeling. The book features detailed descriptions of each method, supported by sample applications...
Published December 14th 1998 by CRC Press