Category: Management Decision Making

Variable Ordering Structures in Vector Optimization
This book provides an introduction to vector optimization with variable ordering structures, i.e., to optimization problems with a vector-valued objective function where the elements in the objective space are compared based on...

07.02.2014

Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change
An Emmy-award-winning journalist reveals how to ask the QUESTIONS that make a difference. What hidden skill links successful people in all walks of life? What helps them make smart decisions? The answer is surprisingly simple:...

07.12.2016

The Power of Collective Wisdom: And the Trap of Collective Folly : And the Trap of Collective Folly
Collective wisdom refers to knowledge and insight gained through group and community interaction. At a deeper level, however, it is about our living connection to each other and the interdependence we share in our neighborhoods,...

17.01.2016

Computer Simulation in Business Decision Making : A Guide for Managers, Planners and Management Information Systems Professionals
Here is a comprehensive guide to the incorporation of computer simulation in all levels of the planning function of an organization. Writing for managers of planning, planners, and programmers, the author enables readers to gain...

24.09.2014

Successful Problem Solving
According to best-selling self-help authors McKay and Fanning, four major core beliefs keep us from solving our problems: we tell ourselves that we just don't deserve to get what we want, we tell ourselves that the world is...

25.03.2015

Adaptive Differential Evolution : A Robust Approach to Multimodal Problem Optimization
I ?rst met Jingqiao when he had just commenced his PhD research in evolutionary algorithms with Arthur Sanderson at Rensselaer. Jingqiao's goals then were the investigation and development of a novel class of se-...

18.07.2013

Intelligent Decision-making Support Systems : Foundations, Applications and Challenges
This book will be bought by researchers and graduates students in Artificial Intelligence and management as well as practising managers and consultants interested in the application of IT and information systems in real business...

09.02.2013

Business Intelligence and Analytics with SAS Visual Analytics
Organizations are turning to analytics to gain a competitive edge. But the real advantage goes to those organizations that are quicker, more innovative and more willing to explore the road less traveled. Learn how companies like...

13.08.2013

Let's Get Real Or Let's Not Play : Transforming the Buyer/Seller Relationship
The new way to transform a sales culture with clarity, authenticity, and emotional intelligence. Too often, the sales process is all about fear. Customers are afraid that they will be talked into making a mistake; salespeople...

30.05.2013

Brilliant Mistakes : Finding Success on the Far Side of Failure
Named #1 Best Business Book of 2011, by Patriot-News--PennLive.com If you have ever flown in an airplane, used electricity from a nuclear power plant, or taken an antibiotic, you have benefited from a brilliant mistake. Each...

12.05.2015

Decisions : The Complexities of Individual and Organizational Decision-Making
Decision-making is an activity in which everyone is engaged on a more or less daily basis. In this book, Karin Brunsson and Nils Brunsson explore the intricacies of decision-making for individuals and organizations. When, how...

24.08.2014

Analysis and Deformulation of Polymeric Materials : Paints, Plastics, Adhesives, and Inks
This book is designed for the chemist, formulator, student, teacher, forensic scientist, or others who wish to investigate the composition of polymeric materials....

09.06.2015

Discrete-Event Simulation and System Dynamics for Management Decision Making
In recent years, there has been a growing debate, particularly in the UK and Europe, over the merits of using discrete-event simulation (DES) and system dynamics (SD); there are now instances where both methodologies were...

27.05.2014

Decision Making and Operations Research Techniques for Construction Management
"Decision Making and Operations Research Techniques for Construction Management" challenges the traditional empirical approach to problem solving and provides construction practitioners with a seasoned account to...

03.03.2016

Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite
The bestselling author of It's Not How Good You Are, It's How Good You Want To Be Paul Arden turns logic and common sense on its head in Whatever You Think, Think the Opposite and gives you the confidence to take...

29.03.2014

The Choice
The Choice, revised edition, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Efrat Goldratt-Ashlag Goldratt presents his thought provoking approach, this time through a conversation with his daughter Efrat, as he explains to her his fundamental...

16.09.2016

Supervision: Key Link to Productivity
Supervision: Key Link to Productivity 11e by Rue, Ibrahim, and Byars is a solid text written for student appeal in terms of its approach and readability. The Eleventh Edition retains its accessible writing style. The active...

07.08.2014

Elastic : Flexible Thinking in a Time of Change
From the best-selling author of Subliminal and The Drunkard's Walk, a groundbreaking new look at the neuroscience of change--and how elastic thinking can help us thrive in a world changing faster than ever before. With...

24.04.2014

Optimization in the Energy Industry
Today, the optimization of production planning processes by means of IT and quantitative methods is a de-facto standard in the energy industry. Franch et al. inChapter1andIkenouyeinChapter2giveanintroduction,overview,and...

02.05.2014

Handbook of Networks in Power Systems I
Energy has been an inevitable component of human lives for decades. Recent rapid developments in the area require analyzing energy systems not as independent components but rather as connected interdependent networks. The...

08.07.2017

Six Sigma Statistics with Excel and Minitab
Unleash the full improvement potential of Six Sigma statistical techniques by using Excel and/or Minitab to design experiments, sample strategies, compare variances, and conduct analyses. Six Sigma Statistics with Excel and...

01.10.2015

Theory and Applications of Ordered Fuzzy Numbers : A Tribute to Professor Witold Kosinski
This book is open access under a CC BY 4.0 license.This open access book offers comprehensive coverage on Ordered Fuzzy Numbers, providing readers with both the basic information and the necessary expertise to use them in a...

21.01.2014

Actionable Intelligence : A Guide to Delivering Business Results with Big Data Fast!
Building an analysis ecosystem for a smarter approach to intelligence Keith Carter's Actionable Intelligence: A Guide to Delivering Business Results with Big Data Fast! is the comprehensive guide to achieving the dream that...

04.05.2012

Smarter Faster Better : The Secrets of Being Productive
In his international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. Now he applies the same relentless curiosity and masterful analysis to the question: how can each of us...

30.01.2016

Smarter Faster Better : The Secrets of Being Productive
In the international bestseller The Power of Habit, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charles Duhigg explained why we do what we do. In Smarter Faster Better, he applies the same relentless curiosity, rigorous reporting and rich...

28.02.2015

Operations Management
Stevenson's Operations Management features integrated, up-to-date coverage of current topics and industry trends, while preserving the core concepts that have made the text the market leader in this course for over a...

04.02.2016

How to Solve Problems and Make Brilliant Decisions : Business thinking skills that really work
Business thinking skills that really workBetter creative thinking leads to brilliant decision making and successful, innovative solutions to business problems. Using the proven practical skills, techniques and advice in this...

11.06.2015