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Industrial Management

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  • Inviting Disaster

    Lessons From the Edge of Technology

    by James R Chiles

    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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Six Sigma In India

    by Shyamala Nemana

    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

  • Blue Ocean Strategy, Expanded Edition

    How to Create Uncontested Market Space and Make the Competition Irrelevant

    by W. Chan Kim and 1 more

    OVER 4 MILLION COPIES SOLDWALL STREET JOURNAL AND BUSINESSWEEK BESTSELLERRECOGNIZED AS ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC AND IMPACTFUL STRATEGY BOOKS EVER WRITTENThe global phenomenon that has sold over 4 million copies, is published in a record-breaking 46 languages and is a bestseller across five continents--now updated and expanded with new content. Named by Fast Company as one of the most influential ... Read more

    $39.37 AUD

  • 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

    by Edward W. Merrow

    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

    series Little Books. Big Profits #30
    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

  • 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

    $24.85 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

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

    by W. Edwards Deming and 2 more

    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

    $45.53 AUD

  • Supply Chain and Logistics Management Made Easy

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

    by Paul A Myerson

    THE PRACTICAL, EASY INTRODUCTION TO MODERN SUPPLY CHAIN/LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT FOR EVERY PROFESSIONAL AND STUDENT! COVERS CORE CONCEPTS, PLANNING, OPERATIONS, INTEGRATION, COLLABORATION, NETWORK DESIGN, AND MORE SHOWS HOW TO MEASURE, CONTROL, AND IMPROVE ANY SUPPLY CHAIN INCLUDES PRACTICAL ADVICE FOR JUMPSTARTING YOUR OWN SUPPLY CHAIN CAREER This easy guide introduces the modern field of ... Read more

    $96.79 AUD

  • Leading Transformation

    How to Take Charge of Your Company's Future

    by Nathan Furr and 2 more

    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

    $39.37 AUD

  • Continuous Process Improvement

    by George D. Robson

    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

  • 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

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

    Free

  • Competition's New Clothes

    20 Short Cases on Rivalry Between Firms

    by François Lévêque

    Lévêque recounts twenty revealing tales of real-life rivalry between firms across diverse industries, including wine, skiing, opera, video games and cruise liners. These entertaining and insightful narratives are informed by recent advances in economics, factoring in the many forces driving competition, including globalization and innovation. Divided into four sections, the book covers competition ... Read more

    $25.29 AUD

  • Toyota Under Fire: Lessons for Turning Crisis into Opportunity

    by Timothy N. Ogden and 1 more

    The definitive inside account of Toyota's greatest crisis—and lessons you can apply to your own company"Those who write off Toyota in the current climate of second guessing and speculation are making a profound mistake and need to read this book to get the facts. Toyota is a company that will channel the current challenges to push themselves to even more relentless continuous improvement."—Charles ... Read more

    $43.00 AUD

  • Effective SOPs

    by Giles Johnston

    Do your SOPs work for your business?Standard Operating Procedures, or SOPs, are an essential part of any business to ensure that quality and consistency occur like clockwork amidst the busy-ness of day to day working.Unfortunately SOPs are often neglected in terms of their importance and this short book can help you to get so much more out of your SOPs by making them part of your day to day ... Read more

    $3.80 AUD

  • The Balanced Scorecard

    Translating Strategy into Action

    by Robert S. Kaplan and 1 more

    The Balanced Scorecard translates a company's vision and strategy into a coherent set of performance measures. The four perspectives of the scorecard--financial measures, customer knowledge, internal business processes, and learning and growth--offer a balance between short-term and long-term objectives, between outcomes desired and performance drivers of those outcomes, and between hard objective ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Job Shop Leaders

    by Torrence Smith

    This book is about job shops. Inside is a combination of stories and practical tips from my experience. It's not theory. This is how I lost money, made money, kept my job or got promoted. These are all the things I dug through the literature trying to find answers to.Job shops can be many different types of businesses. Factories, distributors, and government offices could all be considered job ... Read more

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  • Energy Economics

    Concepts, Issues, Markets and Governance

    by Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

    Since its modest beginning in the 1970s, the academic and research focus on energy has grown substantially and energy has established itself as an independent, interdisciplinary subject area. It attracts attention from people in a range of different fields including engineers, scientists, geologists, environmentalists, bankers, investors, policy makers and politicians. Energy Economics introduces ... Read more

    $134.19 AUD

  • The Art Business

    by Iain Robertson and 1 more

    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

    $87.55 AUD

  • 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

  • Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints

    by Mandyam Srinivasan

    Innovative strategies for building and managing the supply chain using Lean and the Theory of Constraints (TOC)With an emphasis on systems thinking, Building Lean Supply Chains with the Theory of Constraints uniquely integrates TOC with Lean, illustrating how these two philosophies complement and reinforce each other to create the smooth flow of goods and services through the supply chain. The ... Read more

    $100.97 AUD

  • The Development of Trade Unionism in Great Britain and Germany, 1880-1914

    by Wolfgang J. Mommsen and 1 more

    series Routledge Library Editions: The German Economy #11
    This stimulating collection of essays by distinguished British, American, Australian and German scholars, originally published in 1985, offers a picture of the upsurge of New Unionism and the growth of old unions, and looks at the severe setbacks which occurred in the labour movements of Britain and Germany between the 1880s and the First World War. Labour history is seen from a European ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD