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  • Six Sigma In India

    Six Sigma is a statistical concept that measures a process in terms of defects. Achieving "Six Sigma" means your processes are delivering only 3.4 defects per million opportunities (DPMO) - in other words, they are working nearly perfectly. Sigma (the Greek letter σ) is a term in statistics that measures standard deviation. In its business use, it indicates defects in the outputs of a process, and ... Read more

    $5.01 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Scale

    The Universal Laws of Life and Death in Organisms, Cities and Companies

    by Geoffrey West ...
    Geoffrey West's research centres on a quest to find unifying principles and patterns connecting everything, from cells and ecosystems to cities, social networks and businesses.Why do organisms and ecosystems scale with size in a remarkably universal and systematic fashion?Is there a maximum size of cities? Of animals and plants? What about companies?Can scale show us how to create a more ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Industrial Megaprojects

    Concepts, Strategies, and Practices for Success

    Avoid common pitfalls in large-scale projects using these smart strategiesOver half of large-scale engineering and construction projects—off-shore oil platforms, chemical plants, metals processing, dams, and similar projects—have miserably poor results. These include billions of dollars in overruns, long delays in design and construction, and poor operability once finally completed.Industrial ... Read more

    $64.99 AUD

  • The Little Book of Currency Trading

    How to Make Big Profits in the World of Forex

    by Kathy Lien ...
    Book 30 - Little Books. Big Profits
    An accessible guide to trading the fast-moving foreign exchange marketThe foreign exchange market, or forex, was once dominated by global banks, hedge funds, and multinational corporations, but that has all changed with Internet technology and the advent of online forex brokers. Now, hundreds of thousands of traders and investors around the world can participate in this profitable field.Written by ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD $26.99 AUD

  • Inviting Disaster

    Lessons From the Edge of Technology

    Combining captivating storytelling with eye-opening findings, Inviting Disaster delves inside some of history's worst catastrophes in order to show how increasingly "smart" systems leave us wide open to human tragedy.Weaving a dramatic narrative that explains how breakdowns in these systems result in such disasters as the chain reaction crash of the Air France Concorde to the meltdown at the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Essential Deming: Leadership Principles from the Father of Quality

    The name W. Edwards Deming is synonymous with the most insightful views, ideas, and commentary on management and quality control. Referred to as "the high prophet of quality" by the New York Times, Deming was instrumental in the spectacular rise of Japanese industry after World War II and influenced many of the world's most innovative managers in the ensuing decades. His original ideas led ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD

  • Competing Against Time

    How Time-Based Competition is Reshaping Global Mar

    by George Stalk ...
    Today, time is the cutting edge. In fact, as a strategic weapon, contend George Stalk, Jr., and Thomas M. Hout, time is the equivalent of money, productivity, quality, even innovation. In this path-breaking book based upon ten years of research, the authors argue that the ways leading companies manage time-in production, in new product development, and in sales and distribution-represent the most ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Prosperity

    Better Business Makes the Greater Good

    by Colin Mayer ...
    What is business for? Day one of a business course will tell you: it is to maximise shareholder profit. This single idea pervades all our thinking and teaching about business around the world but it is fundamentally wrong, Colin Mayer argues. It has had disastrous and damaging consequences for our economies, environment, politics, and societies. In this urgent call for reform, Prosperity ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Management: 25 Strategies to Manage Teams, Lead Effectively, and Build Trust In Your Teams

    by Andy Stone ...
    Management25 Strategies to Manage Teams, Lead Effectively, and Build Trust In Your TeamsTeam management is not as easy as it may seem, but it could easily become. Some people say that you are either born as a leader or as a follower, but we say that anyone can be a great leader and learn how to successfully manage the entire team of people easily, within learning only 25 strategies of team ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Continuous Process Improvement

    During the past decade Japanese companies have derived many of their competitive advantages from streamlined work-flow processes. Desperate to replicate the Japanese systems, American managers have bought into countless theories advanced by management consultants which, lacking a methodology, have proved fruitless and frustrating. Now, from inside a world-renowned learning organization, comes that ... Read more

    $44.99 AUD

  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management Made Easy

    Methods and Applications for Planning, Operations, Integration, Control and Improvement, and Network Design


    $92.99 AUD

  • Leading Transformation

    How to Take Charge of Your Company's Future

    New Tools to Overcome the Human Barriers to ChangeLeaders know that their job is to transform their organizations to keep pace with technology and an ever-changing business environment. They also know that they are bound to fail in doing so. But this discouraging prospect is not because they won't be able to solve a technological or strategic problem. Leaders will fail because of intractable human ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • The Toyota Way, Second Edition: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer

    The bestselling guide to Toyota’s legendary philosophy and production system—updated with important new frameworks for driving innovation and quality in your businessOne of the most impactful business guides published in the 21st Century, The Toyota Way played an outsized role in launching the continuous-improvement movement that continues unabated today.Multiple Shingo Award-winning management ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD

  • How Companies Win

    Profiting from Demand-Driven Business Models No Matter What Business You're In

    In a world of contracting markets and diminished consumer demand, The Cambridge Group founder Rick Kash and Nielsen Company CEO David Calhoun show companies how to find new customers and bigger profits. How Companies Win makes The Cambridge Group’s proprietary demand model—a strategy which multi-million dollar corporations pay premium rates to access—available to the general public for the first ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • FAQ Gold Sheet- Answers for 25 Frequently Asked Questions on Business Process Management

    Business Process Management and Continuous Improvement Executive Guide series, #2

    by Shruti Bhat ...
    Book 2 - Business Process Management and Continuous Improvement Executive Guide series
    In this book, you will learn about-- Answers to 25 most frequently asked questions on successfully implementing Business Process Management and Continuous improvement methodologies to your workplace.- Business process management (BPM) methodologies for - industries, non-profits, academia, government, e-business and other 'for-profit' organizations.- Tips to maximize output from your business ... Read more


  • Industry 4.0 and Regional Transformations

    series Regions and Cities
    This edited volume brings together a group of expert contributors to explorebthe opportunities and the challenges that Industry 4.0 (smart manufacturing) is likely to pose for regions, fi rms and jobs in Europe. Drawing on theory and empirical cases, it considers emerging issues like servitization, new innovation models for local production systems and the increase in reshoring.Industry 4.0 and ... Read more


  • Fast Cycle Time

    How to Align Purpose, Strategy, and Structure for

    Today, tens of thousands of companies are struggling to become "time-based" competitors, inspired by such corporations as Motorola, General Electric, Citicorp, and a myriad of others who have cut production time in half-or more. But until now, the literature has focused on the theory and philosophy of fast cycle time, rather than the tools and techniques for implementing it. Here, for the first ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How Industrial Businesses Can Reduce Production Costs With Reverse Osmosis: Industrial Reverse Osmosis

    Reverse osmosis (RO) is the process of forcing impure water through a semi-permeable membrane. This eBook takes a look at some of the uses for industrial reverse osmosis in the business world and the ways in which this innovative water filtration technology can save businesses money. ... Read more


  • One Room Cottage to the Richest Man

    by Raja Sharma ...
    There are numerous examples of simple men becoming one of the richest in the world, but the ultimate force behind their success happens to be self-belief and dedication to the work they are doing.Sometimes, in exceptional cases, one gets rich owing to the prevailing circumstances and the opportunities one gets, but it does not always happen.Inventing or discovering something new can make one rich ... Read more

    $1.91 AUD

  • Occupational Risk Control

    Predicting and Preventing the Unwanted

    by Derek Viner ...
    In Occupational Risk Control, Derek Viner brings together the historical and theoretical aspects of his subject into a coherent whole and then connects them with the needs both of practitioners and educators. The historical background, from early societies through the industrial revolution and into the early 20th Century is discussed as a means of understanding the individual and community ... Read more

    $77.99 AUD

  • Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences

    An Introduction

    Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two world-renowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. This book starts with the notion of potential outcomes, each corresponding to the outcome that would be realized if a subject ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • The Art Business

    By the time you read this book, the art world may have witnessed the sale of its first $500 million painting. Whilst for some people money is anathema to art this is clearly a wealthy international industry, and a market with its own conventions and pressures.Drawing on the vast experience of Sotheby’s Institute of Art, The Art Business exposes the realities of the commercial trade in fine art and ... Read more

    $94.99 AUD

  • Project Reviews, Assurance and Governance

    by Graham Oakes ...
    Projects are hard. By definition, projects are about non-routine activities. Many of them are large and complex; they may involve many people, often from different backgrounds and increasingly with different languages and cultures. Amongst all of this, it is easy to get lost, to overlook important trends or to misunderstand each other. So projects fail. Graham Oakes' Project Reviews, Assurance and ... Read more

    $86.99 AUD

  • Trade Unionism in Australia

    A History from Flood to Ebb Tide

    by Tom Bramble ...
    In the late 1960s Australian unionism was on the flood tide: growing in strength, industrially confident and capable of shaping the overall political climate of the nation. Forty years on, union membership and power is ebbing away despite community support for trade unionism and the continuing need for strong unions. Even the unprecedented mobilisation against WorkChoices, which defeated a ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD