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Take a crash course in boosting operational efficiency! Whether a business manufactures trucks, delivers packages, or sells coffee, it lives and breathes on its operations. Without exception. Ensuring smooth, efficient processes is a challenging task--but the rewards are immense. The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Operations Management puts you on the fast track to bolstering and managing the effectiveness of your organization’s operations. Complete... more...

This book presents papers based on the presentations and discussions at the international workshop on Big Data Smart Transportation Analytics held July 16 and 17, 2016 at Tongji University in Shanghai and chaired by Professors Ukkusuri and Yang. The book is intended to explore a multidisciplinary perspective to big data science in urban transportation, motivated by three critical observations: The rapid advances in the observability... more...

by In Lee
The emergence of internet technologies have provided organizations and customers with access to vast amounts of data, information, and services which have revolutionized the process of exchanging products and services online. Trends in E-Business, E-Services, and E-Commerce: Impact of Technology on Goods, Services, and Business Transactions provides insights into issues, challenges, and solutions related to the successful application... more...

Managing Operations Across the Supply Chain is the first book to offer a global, supply chain perspective of operations management – a treatment that embraces the foundations of operations management but includes new frameworks, concepts, and tools to address the demands of today and changing needs of the future. It reflects three key shifts in operations management: 1. From a focus on the internal system to a focus on the supply chain 2. From a... more...

Breadth of scope is unique Author is a widely-known and successful textbook author Unlike many recent textbooks on chaotic systems that have superficial treatment, this book provides explanations of the deep underlying mathematical ideas No technical proofs, but an introduction to the whole field that is based on the specific analysis of carefully selected examples Includes a section on cellular automata


This book explores economic concepts related to disaster losses, describes mechanisms that determine the economic consequences of a disaster, and reviews methodologies for making decisions regarding risk management and adaptation. The author addresses the need for better understanding of the consequences of disasters and reviews and analyzes three scientific debates on linkage between disaster risk management and adaptation to climate change. The... more...

This book highlights recent compelling research results and trends in various aspects of contemporary mathematics, emphasizing applicabilitions to real-world situations. The chapters present exciting new findings and developments in situations where mathematical rigor is combined with common sense. A multi-disciplinary approach, both within each chapter and in the volume as a... more...

This book describes a variety of quantitative methods that are vital to planning and control in the operations of the industrial world, from suppliers to manufacturing plants to distribution centers and to the dealers and stores. The topics include: forecasting, measuring forecast error, determining the order quantity, safety stock, when and how much inventory to replenish, all this for individual items and for a distribution network... more...

Today, the industrial world is experiencing the most revolutionary change since Henry Ford's assembly line -- which forever changed the way things are made. Japanese companies are sweeping the world, as Western companies and governments struggle to find ways to emulate them. The Machine That Changed the World points for the first time to a positive way out of this dilemma. It shows that being defeatist about the Japanese threat, and tougher... more...

Poorly performing enterprise applications are the weakest links in a corporation's management chain, causing delays and disruptions of critical business functions. This groundbreaking book frames enterprise application performance engineering not as an art but as applied science built on model-based methodological foundation. The book introduces queuing models of enterprise application that visualize, demystify, explain, and solve system performance... more...