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Series Editor: Adedeji B. Badiru

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1-10 of 35 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 Design...

    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. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Handbook of Emergency Response

    A Human Factors and Systems Engineering Approach

    Edited by Adedeji B. Badiru, LeeAnn Racz

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Despite preemptive preparations, disasters can and do occur. Whether natural disasters, catastrophic accidents, or terrorist attacks, the risk cannot be completely eliminated. A carefully prepared response is your best defense. Handbook of Emergency Response: A Human Factors and Systems Engineering...

    Published August 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Quality Tools for Managing Construction Projects

    By Abdul Razzak Rumane

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Dealing with such a multi-layered and fungible intangible as quality during the design and construction process is difficult for all parties involved. To the architect, quality means an appealing and enduring design, but to the builder, it means understandable documents that, when acted upon, lead...

    Published April 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry

    A World System Approach

    By Adedeji B. Badiru, Samuel O. Osisanya

    Series: Industrial Innovation Series

    Project management for oil and gas projects comes with a unique set of challenges that include the management of science, technology, and engineering aspects. Underlining the specific issues involved in projects in this field, Project Management for the Oil and Gas Industry: A World System Approach...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by CRC Press