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Operational research

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Proof Theory: The First Step into Impredicativity

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Proof Theory: The First Step into Impredicativity

Wolfram Pohlers

Operational research; Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematical foundations

Paperback

This book on proof theory needs no previous knowledge of proof theory. Avoiding cryptic terminology as much as possible, it... [more]

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Agents, Games, and Evolution: Strategies at Work and Play

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Agents, Games, and Evolution: Strategies at Work and Play

Steven Orla Kimbrough

Management decision making; Operational research; Applied mathematics

Paperback

Games, or contexts of strategic interaction, pervade and suffuse our lives and the lives of all organisms. How are we to make... [more]

$116.00

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Operations Research Applications

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Operations Research Applications

A. Ravi Ravindran

Operational research

Paperback

As operations research (OR) applications continue to grow and flourish in a number of decision making fields, a reference... [more]

$116.00

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Management Control Systems in Japan

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Management Control Systems in Japan

Takashi Shimizu (Waseda University, Japan)

Management accounting & bookkeeping; Business & management; Business strategy; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Paperback

As the world's third-ranking economic power, Japan's style of management, such as the lifetime employment system, the seniority... [more]

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Japanese Management in Evolution: New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices

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Japanese Management in Evolution: New Directions, Breaks, and Emerging Practices...

Tsutomu Nakano (Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan)

International business; Management & management techniques; Operational research

Paperback

Japanese Management in Evolution illustrates the significant changes that have been taking place in Japanese business by focusing... [more]

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Mathematics in Engineering Sciences: Novel Theories, Technologies, and Applications

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Mathematics in Engineering Sciences: Novel Theories, Technologies, and Applications...

Mangey Ram (Graphic Era University, Uttarakhand, India)

Operational research; Mathematics

Hardback

This book includes research studies, novel theory, as well as new methodology and applications in mathematics and management... [more]

$265.00

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Mismanagement,  Jumpers,  and Morality: Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance and Immoral Careerism in Industrial Organizations

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Mismanagement, Jumpers, and Morality: Covertly Concealed Managerial Ignorance...

Reuven Shapira

Business strategy; International business; Management: leadership & motivation; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Paperback

Executives' morality and ethics became major research topics following recent business scandals, but the research missed a... [more]

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Linear Optimization for Business: Theory and practical application

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Linear Optimization for Business: Theory and practical application

Marcos Singer

Production & quality control management; Operational research

Paperback

This book takes a unique approach to linear optimization by focusing on the underlying principles and business applications... [more]

$112.00

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Evidence-Based Decision-Making: How to Leverage Available Data and Avoid Cognitive Biases

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Evidence-Based Decision-Making: How to Leverage Available Data and Avoid...

Andrew D. Banasiewicz

Research methods: general; Management decision making; Knowledge management; Research & development management; Operational research

Paperback

Evidence-Based Decision-Making: How to Leverage Available Data and Avoid Cognitive Biases examines how a wide range of factual... [more]

$62.99

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Linear Optimization for Business: Theory and practical application

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Linear Optimization for Business: Theory and practical application

Marcos Singer

Production & quality control management; Operational research

Hardback

This book takes a unique approach to linear optimization by focusing on the underlying principles and business applications... [more]

$326.00

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Cross-Functional Knowledge Management: The International Landscape

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Cross-Functional Knowledge Management: The International Landscape

S.M. Riad Shams (Ural Federal University, Russia), Demetris Vrontis (University of Nicosia, Cyprus), Yaakov Weber, Evangelos Tsoukatos (University of Applied Sciences Crete, Greece), Alberto Ferraris (University of Turin, Italy)

Business strategy; Knowledge management; Operational research

Hardback

Diverse kinds of knowledge are vital for each organization that would successfully compete today in an international scenario.... [more]

$242.00

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Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

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Soft Computing Techniques for Engineering Optimization

Kaushik Kumar (Briila Institute of Technology, Jharkhand, India), Supriyo Roy (Associate Professor, Dept. of Management, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India), J. Paulo Davim (Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, Portugal)

Operational research; Engineering: general; Automatic control engineering; Systems analysis & design; Neural networks & fuzzy systems

Hardback

This book covers the issues related to optimization of engineering and management problems using soft computing techniques... [more]

$265.00

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Graduates in Industry

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Graduates in Industry

Psi

Higher & further education, tertiary education; Industrial or vocational training; Management & management techniques; Operational research; Industry & industrial studies

Paperback

There was much development of both education and industry in post-World War II Britain. There was, on the one hand, an extension... [more]

$58.99

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Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement: An Introduction to Practice

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Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement: An Introduction to Practice...

James C. McDavid, Irene Huse, Laura R. L. Ingleson

Operational research

Paperback

Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement offers a conceptual and practical introduction to program evaluation and performance... [more]

$179.00

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Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design

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Business Process Modeling, Simulation and Design

Manuel Laguna (University of Colorado, Boulder, USA), Johan Marklund (Lund University, Sweden)

Product design; Operational research; Mathematical modelling

Hardback

Revised edition of the authors' Business process modeling, simulation, and design, [2013] [more]

$187.00

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Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies

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Organizational Theory and Aesthetic Philosophies

Antonio Strati

Philosophy; Sociology: work & labour; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Hardback

Diverse philosophies constitute the theoretical ground of the study of the aesthetic side of organization. In fact, there... [more]

$242.00

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Foundations of Scenario Planning: The Story of Pierre Wack

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Foundations of Scenario Planning: The Story of Pierre Wack

Thomas J Chermack (Colorado State University, USA)

Business strategy; Operational research

Paperback

Pierre Wack was head of scenario planning at Royal Dutch / Shell Oil in London for just over ten years. He died in 1997. He... [more]

$77.99

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The Economics of Abundance: A Political Economy of Freedom, Equity, and Sustainability

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The Economics of Abundance: A Political Economy of Freedom, Equity, and...

Wolfgang Hoeschele

Anthropology; International business; Sales & marketing management; Operational research; Food & beverage technology

Paperback

No matter how many resources we consume we never seem to have enough. This book challenges why this is so. It contends that... [more]

$83.99

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Operating Under High-Risk Conditions in Temporary Organizations: A Sociotechnical Systems Perspective

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Operating Under High-Risk Conditions in Temporary Organizations: A Sociotechnical...

Matthijs Moorkamp

Sociology: work & labour; Business strategy; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Hardback

Organizations increasingly use temporary designs. Many temporary organizations are assembled by mixing and matching building... [more]

$242.00

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Understanding Korean Public Administration: Lessons learned from practice

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Understanding Korean Public Administration: Lessons learned from practice...

Kwang Kook Park, Wonhee Lee, Seok-Hwan Lee

Politics & government; Operational research; Public ownership & nationalisation

Paperback

Although much has been written about the Korean public administration, the international academic community has little knowledge... [more]

$73.99

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Success Is Assured: Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing Decisions Collaboratively Using Reusable Visual Models

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Success Is Assured: Satisfy Your Customers On Time and On Budget by Optimizing...

Penny W. Cloft, Michael N. Kennedy, Brian M. Kennedy

Business strategy; Management: leadership & motivation; Operational research; Other manufacturing technologies; Systems analysis & design

Hardback

Success is Assured was born from a pair using those design practices over a century ago: The Wright Brothers. They set about... [more]

$81.99

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For Robert Cooper: Collected Work

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For Robert Cooper: Collected Work

Martin Parker, Mr Gibson Burrell

Sociology: work & labour; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Paperback

Robert Cooper, who died in 2013, was the leading theorist of organization working in England over the past few decades. Describing... [more]

$77.99

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Leadership Varieties: The Role of Economic Change and the New Masculinity

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Leadership Varieties: The Role of Economic Change and the New Masculinity...

Alexander Styhre (OPUniversity of Gothenburg, Sweden), Thomas Johansson (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)

Management: leadership & motivation; Operational research; Organisational theory & behaviour

Paperback

In all periods of time, there is a perceived shortage of qualified, credible, and robust leadership skills. At the same time,... [more]

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Monitoring Business Performance: Models, Methods, and Tools

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Monitoring Business Performance: Models, Methods, and Tools

Per Lind (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Production & quality control management; Operational research

Paperback

The idea of using models to inform business practice seems appealing, as it suggests the abstraction and control of a large,... [more]

$77.99

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The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government

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The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government...

Chiang H. Ren

Public administration; Central government; Operational research

Hardback

The Fundamentals of Developing Operational Solutions for the Government guides professionals on how to use operations research... [more]

$98.99

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