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Industrial Innovation Series

Series Editor: Adedeji B. Badiru

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1-10 of 38 results in Industrial Innovation Series
  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Research Project Management

    By Adedeji B. Badiru

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Culture and Trust in Technology-Driven Organizations

    By Frances Alston

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Culture and Trust in Technology-Driven Organizations provides insight into the important role that culture and trust can play in the success of high-technology organizations. This book reviews the literature and results of an empirical study that investigated the relationship between mechanistic...

    Published December 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Communication for Continuous Improvement Projects

    By Tina Agustiady

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Manufacturing companies work endlessly to make process improvements, yet they are often hard to implement and even harder to sustain. The reason: companies often stumble when communicating why the methodologies are being used and how to sustain the improvements. Communication for Continuous...

    Published October 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    A new edition of a bestselling industrial and systems engineering reference, Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition provides students, researchers, and practitioners with easy access to a wide range of industrial engineering tools and techniques in a concise format. This...

    Published October 11th 2013 by CRC Press