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Industrial Innovation Series

Series Editor: Adedeji B. Badiru

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1-10 of 41 results in Industrial Innovation Series
  1. Guide to Environment Safety and Health Management

    Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a Continuous Improvement Program

    By Frances Alston, Emily J. Millikin

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Although an integral part of the corporate world, the development and execution of a successful Environmental Safety and Health (ES&H) program in today’s profit-driven business climate is challenging and complex. Add to that the scarcity of resources available to assist managers in successfully...

    Published July 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Global Manufacturing Technology Transfer

    Africa-USA Strategies, Adaptations, and Management

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Global Manufacturing Technology Transfer: Africa-USA Strategies, Adaptations, and Management presents practical strategies for developing and sustaining manufacturing technology transfers. It is particularly useful for helping developing nations achieve and sustain a solid footing of economic...

    Published June 24th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Total Productive Maintenance

    Strategies and Implementation Guide

    By Tina Kanti Agustiady, Elizabeth A. Cudney

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    A systematic approach to improving production and quality systems, total productive maintenance (TPM) involves all employees through a moderate investment in maintenance. Therefore, a successful TPM implementation requires support of all employees from C-level on down. Total Productive Maintenance:...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Total Project Control

    A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Projects as Investments, Second Edition

    By Stephen A. Devaux

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    There is often a deep disconnect between the project team’s goals and those of the organization. Senior management wants "profitable" projects, but is only able to quantify its wishes in terms of the traditional project management elements: schedule and cost. To operate smoothly, the entire...

    Published March 18th 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Kansei Innovation

    Practical Design Applications for Product and Service Development

    By Mitsuo Nagamachi, Anitawati Mohd Lokman

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Developed in the early 70s in Japan, the Kansei Engineering (KE) method gives you the tools to develop profitable and well-received products and services. Written by the founder of KE, MitsuoNagamachi, and co-authored by one of his proteges, Anitawati Mohd Lokman, Kansei Innovation: Practical...

    Published February 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  6. Cellular Manufacturing

    Mitigating Risk and Uncertainty

    By John X. Wang

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    In today’s business world, competitiveness defines the industrial leading edge. Organizations and businesses of all sizes are adopting Lean manufacturing practices to increase efficiency and address worries about their bottom lines. In a detailed review of this staple of Lean manufacturing,...

    Published January 14th 2015 by CRC Press

  7. Managing Projects as Investments

    Earned Value to Business Value

    By Stephen A. Devaux

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Every project is an investment; however, traditional project management methodologies do not support assessment of the business value that enables senior management to maximize decision making. The next evolution in project management, therefore, will be to manage projects as investments. Managing...

    Published September 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Research Project Management

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Process Optimization for Industrial Quality Improvement

    By Ekepre Charles-Owaba, Adedeji B. Badiru

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    The success of almost any organization hinges on its quality improvement processes. This is especially important for industrial organizations facing pressure from global competition. Process Optimization for Industrial Quality Improvement presents operations research techniques to design and to...

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Beyond Lean

    Elements of a Successful Implementation

    By Rupy (Rapinder) Sawhney

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    If an industry doesn't stay competitive, it is dead in the water. Continuous improvement methods such as lean help to minimize waste and enhance quality, but their success is dependent upon an in-depth understanding and successful implementation of the method. Drawing on the author's experience in...

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press