Keeping Score ensures that you look at the right measurements. The author contends that your measurements must focus on the past, present, and future and be based on the needs of customers, shareholders, and employees. Measuring everything is more damaging than measuring nothing - pinpointing the vital few key measures is the key to success.
The PMBOK® Guide – PMI’s flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management.
The “body of knowledge” for the science of quality management and performance excellence for more than half-a-century, Juran’s Quality Handbook has been completely updated to meet the ever-changing needs of today’s business and quality professionals. Under the guidance of a team of top experts, this authoritative resource demonstrates how to apply the right methods for delivering superior results and achieving excellence in any organization, industry, or country.
This is the Fifth Edition of what has become a standard bestselling text on the tools, systems, and principles of Lean Manufacturing and Lean Operations. The Lean Toolbox covers Lean Philosophy, The Science of Lean, Improvement, Change, Strategy, Flow, Mapping, Scheduling, Layout, Quality, Product Development, Supply Chain, Lean Accounting, and Lean beyond the factory floor. It is aimed at managers and practitioners. Previous editions were known for their concise style and wide coverage. Over 110,000 copies of the previous editions were sold.
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30th Anniversary Edition. Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking throughout the world. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry - even to your bosses - but not to your competitors.
Are you preparing to take the APICS CPIM Exam? In Strategic Management of Resources you learn some fundamental techniques created by one of the world leading strategists Michael Porter.
The essential complement to the pathbreaking book Competitive Strategy, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Advantage explores the underpinnings of competitive advantage in the individual firm.
Competitive Advantage introduces a whole new way of understanding what a firm does. Porter's groundbreaking concept of the value chain disaggregates a company into "activities," or the discrete functions or processes that represent the elemental building blocks of competitive advantage.
Agile, strategic supply chain management is a key competitive necessity in today’s no-room-for-error business arena. And few organizations have acquired more knowledge—and demonstrated better results—than the team at global management consultancy Pittiglio, Rabin, Todd, and McGrath (PRTM). In the breakthrough reference Strategic Supply Chain Management, two of PRTM’s leading consultants in this practice explain everything that corporate decision-makers need to know to create value and competitive advantage from their supply chains.
Best Selling Strategy Title. Every Edition continues its tradition of being a preeminently teachable and learnable text. Because of its mainstream content and balanced coverage of what every student needs to know about the managerial tasks of crafting and executing strategy.
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Introduction to Materials Management, covers all the essentials of modern supply chain management, manufacturing planning and control systems, purchasing, and physical distribution. Clearly written and exceptionally user-friendly, its content, examples, questions, and problems lead students step-by-step to mastery. This edition’s extensive updates include: new techniques, technology, and case studies; reorganized and expanded coverage of lean production and JIT manufacturing; new information on sustainability and “green” production; use of INCOTERMS for global supply chains; revised end-of-chapter problems, and more. Widely adopted by colleges and universities worldwide, this is the only APICS-listed reference text for the Basics of Supply Chain Management (BSCM) CPIM certification examination.