With the recent proliferation of service-oriented architectures (SOA), cloud computing technologies, and distributed-interconnected systems, distributed fusion is taking on a larger role in a variety of applications—from environmental monitoring and crisis management to intelligent buildings and...
Published November 13th 2012 by CRC Press
Information Technology Applications in Lean Systems
As a pioneer in Lean improvement methods, Jim Martin was among the first to suggest that truly successful Lean initiatives are those applied across every facet of an organization, not just on the shop floor. Building on this concept, Martin demonstrates that one of the most effective ways to...
Published August 25th 2009 by CRC Press
Handbook of Research with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Populations provides a detailed examination of the current methods and theoretical frameworks for conducting research with LGBT populations. Introducing greater nuance in designing and implementing research models for working with...
Published December 18th 2008 by Routledge
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
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
Pharmaceutical Extrusion Technology is the only resource to provide in-depth descriptions and analyses of the key parameters of extruders and extrusion processes. The book highlights the applicability of melt extrusion in pharmaceutical drug development and product manufacturing, including...
Published May 13th 2003 by CRC Press
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