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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Operations Management — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s....

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Foucault, Governmentality, and Organization

    Inside the Factory of the Future

    By Alan McKinlay, Philip Taylor

    Series: Routledge Research in Employment Relations

    This book traces how abstract managerial ideas about maximizing production flexibility and employee freedom were translated into concrete, day-to-day practices at the Motorola plant in East Kilbride, UK. Using eyewitness accounts, the book describes how employees dealt with the increased freedom...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Business Process Management

    3rd Edition

    By John Jeston, Johan Nelis

    Business Process Management, a huge bestseller, has helped thousands of leaders and BPM practitioners successfully implement BPM projects, enabling them to add measurable value to their organizations. The book’s runaway success can be attributed partly to its overview of all major useful frameworks...

    Published January 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Public Administration Reformation

    Market Demand from Public Organizations

    Edited by Yogesh K. Dwivedi, Mahmud Shareef, Sanjay K Pandey, Vinod Kumar

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

    In an attempt to instil trust in their performance, credibility, integrity, efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and good governance, many public organizations are in effect viewing tax-paying citizens as consumers. Little research exists to explore synergies between the market economy, public...

    Published November 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael...

    Published October 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Air Logistics Handbook

    Air Freight and the Global Supply Chain

    By Michael Sales

    Why study air cargo? Consider that this sector moves only 2% of the global volume of goods but a huge 35% by value, reserved for the most costly and time-sensitive products. Air logistics is an economically and strategically important industry, and a rich source of opportunity for graduating...

    Published June 26th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Eco-Innovation and Sustainability Management

    By Bart Bossink

    Series: Routledge Studies in Innovation, Organizations and Technology

    Sustainability is a phenomenon that must be pursued in a complex system of interrelated elements of business, society, and ecology. It is important to gain an understanding of these elements, the interplay between them, and the behavior of the system. This book explores the...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Strategic Operations Management

    3rd Edition

    By Steve Brown, John Bessant, Richard Lamming

    This revitalized new edition of Strategic Operations Management focuses on the four core themes of operations strategy, a vital topic for any company's objectives: strategy, innovation, services, and supply. Expertly authored by a team of Europe's top scholars in the field, the text is enhanced by...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Patron-Driven Acquisitions

    Current Successes and Future Directions

    Edited by Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

    For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Procuring Complex Performance

    Studies of Innovation in Product-Service Management

    Edited by Nigel Caldwell, Mickey Howard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Business Organizations and Networks

    This book examines the management of Procuring Complex Performance (PCP) in large-scale programmes that includes the downstream support phase in sectors such as construction, healthcare, transport, aerospace, marine and defence. It brings together a series of edited chapters to explain why the...

    Published May 29th 2012 by Routledge