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Major Works: Production, Operations & Information Management

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Project Management

    Edited by Joana Geraldi, Jonas Söderlund

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Projects are all around us, from the research paper we are currently working on to the major organizational changes we observe in companies. They are a purposeful, time-limited integration of diverse knowledge to reach a unique outcome, and therefore, useful vehicles to manage deliberate change...

    Published August 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Outsourcing and Offshoring

    Edited by Ilan Oshri

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    The expansion of outsourcing and offshoring activities, and the emergence of new sourcing models, have profoundly challenged existing management concepts and practices. Consequently, it has become increasingly important to understand the phenomenon and its implications for business and management....

    Published May 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Supply Chain Management

    Edited by Steve New

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    The idea of a supply chain is one of the most important concepts to emerge in management research and practice in recent years. In simple terms, a supply chain might be defined as a sequence of organizations—such as suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, distributors, and transport and storage...

    Published May 26th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Knowledge Management

    Edited by Ikujiro Nonaka

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    The field of knowledge management emerged as a combination of various disciplines more than a decade ago. Initially, the main focus of both academic and popular publications in the field tended to be on information technology, but now new writers on the role of knowledge are exploring fresh...

    Published November 2nd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Joseph M. Juran

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    For more than seventy years, the teachings and writings of Joseph M. Juran have had a profound impact on the quality of the products we buy and use everyday. His pioneering work in 'quality' is heralded all around the world, and his ideas on total quality management centre upon the role of...

    Published June 8th 2005 by Routledge

  6. W.E. Deming

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Edited by John C. Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    W. Edwards Deming's name is synonymous with Total Quality Management. His ideas were at first enthusiastically adopted by Japanese businesses. Deming is recognized as putting Japan on the road to leadership in international business and industry and was awarded the Second Order of the Sacred...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Henry Ford V 2

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood

    First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 10th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Operations Management

    Edited by Michael. A Lewis, Nigel Slack

    Series: Critical Perspectives on Business and Management

    Operations management is concerned with the fundamental activity of organizations - how they provide goods and services. One of the earliest branches of business and management studies, the increase in international competition has seen a resurgence of interest in the development of the operation...

    Published January 22nd 2003 by Routledge

  9. Henry Ford

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    This collection includes evaluations of and responses to the contributions made by Henry Ford and the ways in which his influence helped shape the understanding of management practices.Henry Ford was an eccentric, and occasionally enlightened, thinker and remains a controversial figure today. He...

    Published October 2nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. F. W. Taylor

    Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    Edited by John Cunningham Wood, Michael C. Wood

    Series: Critical Evaluations in Business and Management

    This collection focuses on Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), the initiator of 'scientific management'. Taylor set out to transform what had previously been a crude art form into a firm body of knowledge. His work is synonymous with breaking down tasks into the smallest detail, diagnosing the...

    Published June 26th 2002 by Routledge