Business - Management

Beyond Lean: Simulation in Practice, Second Edition

Charles R. Standridge, Grand Valley State University

Lean thinking, as well as associated processes and tools, have involved into a ubiquitous perspective for improving systems particularly in the manufacturing arena. With application experience has come an understanding of the boundaries of lean capabilities and the benefits of getting beyond these boundaries to further improve performance. Discrete event simulation is recognized as one beyond-the-boundaries of lean technique. Thus, the fundamental goal of this text is to show how discrete event simulation can be used in addition to lean thinking to achieve greater benefits in system improvement than with lean alone. Realizing this goal requires learning the problems that simulation solves as well as the methods required to solve them. The problems that simulation solves are captured in a collection of case studies. These studies serve as metaphors for industrial problems that are commonly addressed using lean and simulation.

star01star02star03star04star05

(1 review)

Building Strategy and Performance

Kim Warren, London Business School

This book uses a balanced blend of frameworks and illustrations to teach you how to tackle the challenge of driving performance into the future.

star01star02star03star04star05

(1 review)

Electronic Commerce: The Strategic Perspective

George M. Zinkhan, University of Georgia
Leyland F. Pitt, Simon Fraser University
Pierre Berthon, Bentley College
Richard T. Watson, University of Georgia

It is written both for practitioners and business students. Managers wishing to understand how electronic commerce is revolutionizing business will find that our comprehensive coverage of essential business issues (e.g., pricing and distribution) answers many of their questions. Advanced business students (junior, seniors, and graduate students) will find that the blend of academic structure and practical examples provides an engaging formula for learning.

(0 reviews)

Leading with Cultural Intelligence

Mai Moua, Leadership Paradigms, Inc

Organizations in the 21st century are in need of culturally intelligent managers and leaders. The pressure to build authentic global networks and to cultivate an appreciation and respect for cultural differences and similarities has driven cultural intelligence to the forefront of diversity and inclusion work.

star01star02star03star04star05

(9 reviews)

Mastering Strategic Management

Teaching the strategic management course can be a challenge for many professors. In most business schools, strategic management is a “capstone” course that requires students to draw on insights from various functional courses they have completed (such as marketing, finance, and accounting) in order to understand how top executives make the strategic decisions that drive whether organizations succeed or fail. Although students have taken these functional courses, many students have very little experience with major organizational choices. It is this inexperience that can undermine many students’ engagement in the course.

star01star02star03star04star05

(4 reviews)

Mastering Strategic Management – 1st Canadian Edition

Dave Ketchen, Auburn University
Janice Edwards, Centennial College
Jeremy Short, University of Oklahoma

Mastering Strategic Management is designed to enhance student engagement in three innovative ways. 

(0 reviews)

Principles of Management

Principles of Management teaches management principles to tomorrow’s business leaders by weaving three threads through every chapter: strategy, entrepreneurship and active leadership.

star01star02star03star04star05

(7 reviews)

Project Management

Adrienne Watt

This book covers the basics of project management. 

star01star02star03star04star05

(3 reviews)

Project Management from Simple to Complex

In a world that is becoming more virtual, more global, and more complex, the project manager's ability to function in this environment becomes critical to the success of the project. Project Management from Simple to Complex explores project management within this complex, virtual, and global environment.

star01star02star03star04star05

(4 reviews)

Small Business Management in the 21st Century

David Cadden, Quinnipiac University
Sandra L. Lueder, Southern Connecticut State University

Small Business Management in the 21st Century offers a unique perspective and set of capabilities for instructors. The authors designed this book with a “less can be more” approach, and by treating small business management as a practical human activity rather than as an abstract theoretical concept.

(0 reviews)