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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

By: David B. Grant; Alexander Trautrims; Chee Yew Wong

Publisher: Kogan Page

Publication Date: 03-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management is the essential guide to the principles and practices of sustainable logistics operations and the responsible management of the entire supply chain. It offers practitioners and students the required understanding of sustainability science as well as an understanding of sustainability as it affects the supply chain.Examining the subject in an integrated manner and from a holistic perspective, it examines all the key areas, including: product design; procurement; cleaner production; freight transport; warehousing and storage; purchasing; supply...

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The Definitive Guide to Supply Chain Best Practices: Comprehensive Lessons and Cases in Effective SCM

The Definitive Guide to Supply Chain Best Practices: Comprehensive Lessons and Cases in Effective SCM

By: CSCMP; Robert Frankel

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 08-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 20-AUG-2013

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The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) brings together state-of-the-art supply chain management case studies to help readers systematically identify challenges, evaluate solutions, plan implementation, and prepare for the future. Commissioned by CSCMP, these realistic, fact-based cases are written by world-renowned experts, and reflect the full complexity of modern supply chain/demand chain/logistics management. Coverage includes: supply chain collaboration, advanced forecasting, management of inventory through cash-to-cash cycles, transportation optimization, and many...

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People, Process, and Culture: Lean Manufacturing in the Real World

People, Process, and Culture: Lean Manufacturing in the Real World

By: Jeffrey Wincel; Thomas Kull, PhD

Publisher: Productivity Press

Publication Date: 23-APR-2013

Insert Date: 15-AUG-2013

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This book examines the global cultural influences on the understanding and application of Lean production systems within various geographic and cultural areas. It identifies the cultural values as examined against Lean manufacturing disciplines to derive culturally based Lean manufacturing values. The approach of people, process, and culture will help managers better understand the potential limitations and performance shortfalls that result from varying interpretations and applications of Lean systems. This approach will help readers demystify the sometimes complex characteristics of a...

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Operations Management For Dummies

Operations Management For Dummies

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Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 31-JUL-2013

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Score your highest in Operations Management Operations management is an important skill for current and aspiring business leaders to develop and master. It deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. Operations management is a growing field and a required course for most undergraduate business majors and MBA candidates. Now, Operations Management For Dummies serves as an extremely resourceful aid for this difficult subject. Tracks to a typical course in operations management or operations strategy, and covers topics such as evaluating and...

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Selling Information Security to the Board: A Primer

Selling Information Security to the Board: A Primer

By: Alan Calder

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 24-JUN-2010

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Information technology plays a fundamental role in the operations of any modern business. While the confidentiality and integrity of your organisation's information have to be protected, a business still needs to have this information readily available in order to be able to function from day to day. If you are an information security practitioner, you need to be able to sell complex and often technical solutions to boards and management teams. Persuading the board to invest in information security measures requires sales skills. As an information security professional, you are a...

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Designing Supply Chains for New Product Development

Designing Supply Chains for New Product Development

By: Antonio Arreola-Risa; Barry Keys

Publisher: Business Expert Press

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Research and development (R&D) supply chains are often designed without the process discipline and rigor that typically characterize the development of products emerging from R&D programs. This book should help everyday supply chain practitioners involved in research and new product development, who are migrating their products to full commercialization. The book should also aid decision makers looking to improve the overall effectiveness and efficiency of their supply chain. When new products are developed, a significant divide typically emerges in trying to commercialize the product while...

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ISO14001 Step by Step: A Practical Guide

ISO14001 Step by Step: A Practical Guide

By: Naeem Sadiq; Asif Hayat Khan

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 13-JAN-2011

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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Accessible and professional advice on how to implement an ISO14001 environmental management system In the 21st century, business has to take sustainability seriously. As public opinion becomes increasingly concerned about climate change, governments are imposing ever tighter environmental regulations on both industry and the retail sector. By putting in place an environmental management system (EMS), you can ensure you are disposing of your waste in a responsible manner and making the most efficient use of raw materials. This will help you to lower carbon emissions and keep the negative...

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New Subediting, 3rd Edition

New Subediting, 3rd Edition

By: F Hodgson

Publisher: Focal Press

Publication Date: 30-SEP-1998

Insert Date: 26-JUL-2013

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New Subediting gives a detailed account of modern editing and production techniques. Its aim is both to help the young subeditor and to spell out to the newcomer to newspaper journalism what happens between the writing of news stories and features and their appearance in the newspaper when it comes off the press. In this age of technological change the quality of the subbing has never been more important to a successful newspaper. The careful use of typography, pictures, graphics and compelling headlines and the skillful handling of text coupled with good page planning, all help to give...

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Evolution and Standardization of Mobile Communications Technology

Evolution and Standardization of Mobile Communications Technology

By: DongBack Seo

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 24-JUL-2013

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Information and communication technologies (ICT) are a vital component of successful business models. As new technologies emerge, organizations must adapt quickly and strategically to these changes or risk falling behind. Evolution and Standardization of Mobile Communications Technology examines methods of developing and regulating compatibility standards in the ICT industry, assisting organizations in their application of the latest communications technologies in their business practices. Organizations maintain competitive advantage by implementing cutting-edge technologies as soon as they...

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The Definitive Guide to Modern Supply Chain Management (Collection)

The Definitive Guide to Modern Supply Chain Management (Collection)

By: Chad W. Autry; Thomas J. Goldsby; John Bell; Mark A. Moon; Chuck Munson; Michael Watson; Sara Lewis; Peter Cacioppi; Jay Jayaraman

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 29-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art guides to more effective supply chain management… 4 pioneering books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price! 4 up-to-the-minute books help you build and optimize agile, flexible, efficient global supply chains – in the face of any challenge! As a supply chain or operations professional, you face unprecedented challenges in delivering the agile, resilient, efficient supply chain your company needs. This indispensable 4-book package gives you unprecedented resources, best practices, tools, and case studies for managing each of...

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Balanced Scorecards and Operational Dashboards with Microsoft Excel, 2nd Edition

Balanced Scorecards and Operational Dashboards with Microsoft Excel, 2nd Edition

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Publication Date: 14-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 09-JUL-2013

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Learn to maintain and update scorecards and dashboards with Excel Balanced Scorecards and operational dashboards measure organizational performance and Microsoft Excel is the tool used worldwide to create these scorecards and dashboards. This book covers time-proven step-by-step processes on how to guide executive teams and managers in creating scorecards and dashboards. It then shows Excel developers how to create those scorecards and dashboards. This is the only book that converts theory into practice. The author addresses the people and processes you need to identify strategy and...

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Managing Operations

Managing Operations

By: Bob Johnson; Alan Hart

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 07-JUL-2013

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Managing Operations is a concise guide to the fundamentals of operations management. Using examples and case studies from public, private and voluntary sector organizations, this book will enable managers to develop their competency to an excellent standard in an industrial or commercial setting. As well as being very practically based, Managing Operations also provides the theory behind operations management. The book is based on the Management Charter Initiative's Occupational Standards for Management NVQs and SVQs at level 4. It is particularly suitable for managers on the...

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PCI DSS: A Practical Guide to implementing and maintaining compliance, Third Edition

PCI DSS: A Practical Guide to implementing and maintaining compliance, Third Edition

By: Steve Wright

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 19-APR-2011

Insert Date: 04-JUL-2013

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"A concise, easy to follow reference to PCI DSS compliance This practical guide gives you a step by step guide to achieving Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance – showing you how to create, design and build a PCI compliance framework. The objective of this revised PCI DSS practical guide is to give entities advice and tips on the entire PCI implementation process. It provides a roadmap, helping entities to navigate the broad, and sometimes confusing, PCI DSS v2, and shows them how to build and maintain a sustainable PCI DSS compliance programme. This...

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User Acceptance Testing - A step-by-step guide

User Acceptance Testing - A step-by-step guide

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Publisher: BCS Learning & Development Limited

Publication Date: 25-MAY-2013

Insert Date: 01-JUL-2013

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Every information system brought into service in every type of organisation requires user acceptance testing. It is by far the most common activity carried out by non-IT specialists. This book is designed to be a hands-on manual for non-testing specialists to plan and carry out an effective acceptance test of an information system. It provides a structured and step-by-step approach to effective acceptance testing and identifies ways of making the process as simple and cost-effective as possible....

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Technology Transfer

Technology Transfer

By: Shastri Moonan

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 27-JUN-2013

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This study focuses on technology transfer in the steel mini-mill industry. It identifies two central issues: how capacity is built and how demand is sustained, developing a three-dimensional perspective to bring into sharp focus the desirability and necessity of technology transfer. The three-dimensional perspective focuses on the changes in the marketplace for flat steel sheets, the responsiveness and sensitivity to these market changes, and applying the best available technology to obtain a high quality product. Prior to this study, technology transfer has been examined in a bivariate...

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Total Quality Management and Just-in-Time Purchasing

Total Quality Management and Just-in-Time Purchasing

By: Hale Kaynak

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2013

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This study investigates the relation of total quality management (TQM) and just-in-time purchasing (JITP) with respect to firms' performance, based on theories from operations management, organization theory, strategic management and marketing. U.S. companies have implemented TQM and JITP techniques to improve their global competitive position. The lack of empirical research on how these techniques effect firms performance makes it necessary to explain their strategic values as management innovations. In this study, a cross-sectional mail survey was used with the target population of...

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Operations Management: Policy, Practice and Performance Improvement

Operations Management: Policy, Practice and Performance Improvement

By: Steve Brown; Kate Blackmon; Paul Cousins; Harvey Maylor

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 17-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 26-JUN-2013

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'Operations Management: policy, practices, performance improvement' is the latest state-of-the-art approach to operations management. It provides new cutting edge input into operations management theory and practice that cannot be found in any other text. Discussing both strategic and tactical inputs it combines and balances service and manufacturing operations. * Cutting edge techniques accompanied by brand new case studies * Challenges standard approaches * Comprehensive coverage of strategic supply management * Critical sample questions to aid discussion * Reading lists and articles...

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Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook: Applications in SCM

Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook: Applications in SCM

By: Steven M. Leon

Publisher: Pearson

Publication Date: 29-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 22-JUN-2013

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This reference is a comprehensive collection of original case studies on building sustainability into the supply chain. An ideal resource for graduate-level and executive courses in sustainability, operations management, and supply chain/logistics, The Sustainability in Supply Chain Management Casebook covers a wide spectrum of social, economic and environmental issues; as well as new areas such as reverse logistics and closed-loop supply chains. Steven Leon covers these and other specific topics: strategy, implementation, decision making, transportation, supplier relationships,...

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The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM

The Supply Chain Management Casebook: Comprehensive Coverage and Best Practices in SCM

By: Chuck Munson

Publisher: FT Press

Publication Date: 23-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2013

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30 up-to-date case studies illuminate every aspect of modern supply chain management • Risk management, analytics, global supply chain issues, and much more • Innovative processes, technologies, strategies, and tactics • An indispensable resource for both students and practitioners This casebook brings together 30 focused cases addressing virtually every aspect of supply chain management, from procurement to warehousing, strategy to risk management, IT to supplier selection and ethics. A global team of contributors presents key challenges in industries ranging from...

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Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector

Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector

By: John Wang

Publisher: IGI Global

Publication Date: 31-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 20-JUN-2013

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With the continuous growth of the service sector, the ability to develop and implement information systems is important in order to measure progress. Implementation and Integration of Information Systems in the Service Sector is a collection of research which discusses the application of information systems as well as the established ideas and advancements in the service sector. This book aims to utilize new theories, technologies, models, and methods in order to discover effective functions in this area....