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Operations Research

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  • The Personal MBA

    A World-Class Business Education in a Single Volume

    by Josh Kaufman

    'A business classic. You're pretty much guaranteed to get your money's worth - if not much, much more' Jason Hesse, Real BusinessThis revised and expanded edition of the bestselling book, The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman, gives you everything you need to transform your business, your career or your working life forever.An MBA at a top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and cold, hard ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Guide to Jim Collins’s Good to Great by Instaread

    by Instaread

    PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Jim Collins’s Good to Great and NOT the original book. Preview: What does it take to make something—an activity, a work of art, a company—great? What are the factors that distinguish the merely good from the truly great? In Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...And Others Don’t, Jim Collins offers insight into what makes a business truly great… ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The Visual MBA

    A Quick Guide to Everything You’ll Learn in Two Years of Business School

    by Jason Barron

    Learn an entire MBA course without spending thousands and waving goodbye to two years of your life.If you want to succeed in business then an MBA programme is the best way to build expertise, knowledge and experience. But an MBA programme at any top school is an enormous investment in time, effort and money. In The Visual MBA, Jason Barron offers a radical solution, explaining all key business ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The High-Velocity Edge: How Market Leaders Leverage Operational Excellence to Beat the Competition

    Second Edition

    by Steven J. Spear

    Generate Better, Faster Results—Using Less Capital and Fewer Resources!“[The High-Velocity Edge] contains ideas that form the basis for structured continuous learning and improvement in every aspect of our lives. While this book is tailored to business leaders, it should be read by high school seniors, college students, and those already in the workforce. With the broad societal application of ... Read more

    $39.37 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

  • Manager's Guide to Operations Management

    by John Kamauff

    The secrets to improving operations while maintaining the highest qualityHow do you operate at maximum efficiency with minimum cost? Manager’s Guide to Operations Management addresses one of the most pressing business issues of our time by offering easy-toimplement advice on creating the most effective, streamlined operations possible. This quick-reference guide explains how to:Improve your ... Read more

    $28.26 AUD

  • Operations Management

    An Integrated Approach

    by Danny Samson and 1 more

    Operations Management: An Integrated Approach provides an account of the systems, processes, people and technology that determine an organisation's strategy and success. With contributions from leading experts internationally, the text takes a comprehensive, comparative, and best-practice approach and applies this specifically to the Asia-Pacific region. Rigorous in scholarship yet eminently ... Read more

    $80.40 AUD

  • Management, Leadership and Operations

    by Alan S. Gutterman

    This book provides a one-of-a-kind comprehensive comparative survey of management, leadership and operational practices and research covering countries from all over the world, both developed and developing. Countries and regions included in the survey include the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Switzerland, Nordic Europe, Israel, Israel, China, India, Vietnam, Mexico, ... Read more

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  • Learn Microsoft PowerApps

    Build customized business applications without writing any code

    by Matthew Weston

    A step-by-step guide that will help you create, share, and deploy applications across your organization using MS PowerAppsKey FeaturesCreate apps with rich user experiences without paying for costly developersImprove productivity with business process automation using Microsoft Power AutomateBuild enterprise-grade apps with MS PowerApps’ built-in storage space, Common Data ServiceBook ... Read more

    $38.71 AUD

  • Mastering Qlik Sense

    Expert techniques on self-service data analytics to create enterprise ready Business Intelligence solutions

    by Martin Mahler and 1 more

    Master the capabilities of Qlik Sense to design and deploy solutions that address all the Business Intelligence needs of your organizationKey FeaturesCreate compelling dashboards and visualizations with your data by leveraging Qlik Sense's self-service modelPerform data loading and model efficient solutions with faster performance and better governanceMaster Qlik Sense’s APIs and develop powerful ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Slack

    Getting Past Burnout, Busywork, and the Myth of Total Efficiency

    by Tom DeMarco

    To most companies, efficiency means profits and growth. But what if your “efficient” company—the one with the reduced headcount and the “stretch” goals—is actually slowing down and losing money? What if your employees are burning out doing the work of two or more people, leaving them no time for planning, prioritizing, or even lunch? What if you’re losing employees faster than you can hire them? ... Read more

    $19.68 AUD

  • Faster Cheaper Better

    The 9 Levers for Transforming How Work Gets Done

    by Michael Hammer and 1 more

    A bold and revolutionary thinker’s legacy for how business can meet the greatest economic challenge in decades...It’s no secret: everyone knows that the way most companies do things is screwed up. Surprisingly, though, herein lays the biggest opportunity for improving growth and profitability in a world in which consumers are tapped out and competition is coming from the devastating combination of ... Read more

    $15.50 AUD

  • Managing Agile

    Strategy, Implementation, Organisation and People

    by Alan Moran

    This book examines agile approaches from a management perspective by focusing on matters of strategy, implementation, organization and people. It examines the turbulence of the marketplace and business environment in order to identify what role agile management has to play in coping with such change and uncertainty. Based on observations, personal experience and extensive research, it clearly ... Read more

    $58.51 AUD

  • Constrained Supply and Production Planning in SAP APO

    by Snapp

    Which supply planning method meets your company's business requirements? The answer might surprise you! Here's the truth: There is no one right supply planning method for all situations, even within one company! In fact, it is unnecessary to choose only one method, and using multiple supply planning methods is feasible and in most cases, has many advantages over using a single method. This book ... Read more

    $54.11 AUD

  • Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference

    Bring your data to life with the powerful features of Microsoft Power BI

    by Devin Knight and 4 more

    Design, develop, and master efficient Power BI solutions for impactful business insightsKey FeaturesGet to grips with the fundamentals of Microsoft Power BICombine data from multiple sources, create visuals, and publish reports across platformsUnderstand Power BI concepts with real-world use casesBook DescriptionMicrosoft Power BI Complete Reference Guide gets you started with business ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Useful Research

    Advancing Theory and Practice

    by Susan Albers Mohrman and 1 more

    Features a who's who of leading management scholars Takes a stand on a major controversy in academia: should organizational research aspire to be relevant to practitioners? A sequel to the seminal book, Doing Research That is Useful for Theory and Practice, also edited by Ed Lawler, Susan Mohrman, and Associates For decades there has been an ongoing, at times heated, debate over how relevant to ... Read more

    $61.37 AUD

  • The Social Validity Manual

    Subjective Evaluation of Interventions

    by Stacy L. Carter and 1 more

    Social Validity is a concept used in behavioral intervention research. It focuses on whether the goals of treatment, the intervention techniques used, and the outcomes achieved are acceptable, relevant, and useful to the individual in treatment. The Social Validity Manual, 2e, provides background on the development of social validity, an overview of current research in social validity, and ... Read more

    $81.94 AUD

  • Project Planning, Scheduling, and Control: The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget , Fifth Edition

    The Ultimate Hands-On Guide to Bringing Projects in On Time and On Budget

    by James P. Lewis

    All you need to execute a project perfectlyA new edition of the classic project management book is here, revised and updated with even more guidelines and real-world examples. This expanded fifth edition provides an applications-oriented understanding of the issues you must confront and important tips for passing the Project Management Professional exam.The standard guidebook in the Project ... Read more

    $83.04 AUD

  • Handbook of Operations Research Applications at Railroads

    by Bruce W. Patty

    series International Series in Operations Research & Management Science #222
    This is the first book to offer a complete spectrum of the role that operations research has played and can play in the improvement of North American freight railroads. It explores how decisions are made at railroads, contains examples of the mathematical programming formulations to the complex problems, and provides insights into real-world applications. The handbook is divided into eleven ... Read more

    $161.14 AUD

  • Measuring Data Quality for Ongoing Improvement

    A Data Quality Assessment Framework

    by Laura Sebastian-Coleman

    series The Morgan Kaufmann Series on Business Intelligence
    The Data Quality Assessment Framework shows you how to measure and monitor data quality, ensuring quality over time. You’ll start with general concepts of measurement and work your way through a detailed framework of more than three dozen measurement types related to five objective dimensions of quality: completeness, timeliness, consistency, validity, and integrity. Ongoing measurement, rather ... Read more

    $53.12 AUD

  • Ecological Economics

    Sustainability in Practice

    by Stanislav E. Shmelev

    In a concise and crisp manner, this book presents the state of the art in ecological economics, an interdisciplinary field focused on the analysis of sustainability of global, national and regional economic systems. An elegant guide, the book offers a range of cutting edge methods used in sustainability research including multicriteria decision aid (MCDA), input-output analysis, and life cycle ... Read more

    $80.18 AUD

  • Performance Measurement in Corporate Governance

    DEA Modelling and Implications for Organisational Behaviour and Supply Chain Management

    by Alex Manzoni and 1 more

    series Contributions to Management Science
    In the global knowledge economy, corporate governance, organisational behaviour and performance of the supply chain are becoming increasingly important aspects of the evaluation of an enterprise. The subject of this book is the development of a contemporary organisation behaviour performance measurement (OBPM) model for enterprises in the modern economy. The fields of organisation behaviour and ... Read more

    $197.11 AUD

  • Informal Introduction to Stochastic Processes with Maple

    by Paul Vrbik and 1 more

    series Universitext
    The book presents an introduction to Stochastic Processes including Markov Chains, Birth and Death processes, Brownian motion and Autoregressive models. The emphasis is on simplifying both the underlying mathematics and the conceptual understanding of random processes. In particular, non-trivial computations are delegated to a computer-algebra system, specifically Maple (although other systems can ... Read more

    $76.55 AUD