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New and Published Books

  1. Six Sigma Case Studies with Minitab®

    By Kishore K. Pochampally, Surendra M. Gupta

    What happens when one of the most widely used quality improvement methodologies meets the world’s leading statistical software for quality improvement? Packed with case studies in a variety of sectors, including health care, manufacturing, airlines, and fast food restaurants, Six Sigma Case Studies...

    Published February 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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

  3. Design Synthesis

    Integrated Product and Manufacturing System Design

    By Graeme Arthur Britton, Seppo Torvinen

    The biggest challenge in any marketplace is uncertainty. The major changes taking place in world economies, politics, and demographics has raised market uncertainty to its highest level in the past 50 years. However, with new markets opening up in emerging and developing economies, the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Process Plants

    Shutdown and Turnaround Management

    By Trinath Sahoo

    In the process industry, shutdown and turnaround costs are responsible for an excessive amount of maintenance expenses. Process Plants: Shutdown and Turnaround Management explores various types of shutdowns, presents recommendations for better management, and offers feasible solutions to help...

    Published October 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB®

    By Roy H. Kwon

    Series: Operations Research Series

    Filling the need for an introductory book on linear programming that discusses the important ways to mitigate parameter uncertainty, Introduction to Linear Optimization and Extensions with MATLAB® provides a concrete and intuitive yet rigorous introduction to modern linear optimization. In addition...

    Published September 5th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Human Work Productivity

    A Global Perspective

    Edited by Shrawan Kumar, Anil Mital, Arunkumar Pennathur

    The current global economic downturn and considerable shifting in industrial and manufacturing activities have disturbed the industrial order. However, human work productivity is still one of the most important components of the industrial economy and a determining factor in global competiveness...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Systems Engineering and Safety

    Building the Bridge

    By Peter J. Glismann

    Enhancing awareness of the interdependence of systems engineering and safety, Systems Engineering and Safety: Building the Bridge covers systems engineering methodology, safety tools, and the management needed to build the bridge between these two disciplines. It underscores the relationship...

    Published May 1st 2013 by CRC Press

  8. Global Production Networks

    Operations Design and Management, Second Edition

    Edited by Ander Errasti

    The phenomenon of globalization has increased in recent decades due to the opening of borders in Eastern Europe and the sudden emergence of other countries in the global trade economy. Yet, the process of becoming global to get access to growing markets or to achieve quality, service, and/or cost...

    Published January 29th 2013 by CRC Press

  9. Removing the Barriers to Efficient Manufacturing

    Real-World Applications of Lean Productivity

    By Daniel L. Ferguson

    W. Edwards Deming’s central premise was that improvements in product quality would increase productivity, improve competitive position, and help ensure long-term survival. Point 12 of his landmark 14 Points for Management says that management’s job is to remove the barriers that keep people from...

    Published January 25th 2013 by Productivity Press

  10. Optimal Supervisory Control of Automated Manufacturing Systems

    By Yufeng Chen, Zhiwu Li

    This monograph presents the state-of-the-art developments in the design of behaviorally and structurally optimal livenessen-forcing Petri net supervisors with computationally tractable approaches. It details optimal supervisory control problems arising in automated production systems and outlines a...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by CRC Press