The AMA Handbook of Project Management

Author: Paul C. Dinsmore
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN: 9780814433409
Release Date: 2014-06-12
Genre: Business & Economics

A must-read for any project management professional or student. Projects are the life blood of any organization. Revised to reflect the latest changes to A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(R)) and the Project Management Professional Exam(R), the fourth edition of The AMA Handbook of Project Management provides readers with a clear overview of a complex discipline. Covering everything from individual projects to programs and strategic alignment, it addresses: Project initiation and planning Communication and interpersonal skills Scheduling, budgeting and meeting business objectives Managing political and resource issues Implementing a PMO Measuring value and competencies. The book compiles essays and advice from the field's top professionals and features new chapters on stakeholder management, agile project management, program management, project governance, knowledge management, and more. Updated with fresh examples, case studies and solutions to specific project management dilemmas, it remains an essential reference to the critical concepts and theories all project managers must master.

Complex Systems Concurrent Engineering

Author: Geilson Loureiro
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781846289767
Release Date: 2007-08-10
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This volume features the proceedings of the 14th ISPE Conference on Concurrent Engineering, held in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil, on the 16th – 20th of July 2007. It highlights the application of concurrent engineering to the development of complex systems.

Systems Analysis and Design

Author: Alan Dennis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118897843
Release Date: 2014-11-11
Genre: Computers

The 6th Edition of Systems Analysis and Design continues to offer a hands-on approach to SAD while focusing on the core set of skills that all analysts must possess. Building on their experience as professional systems analysts and award-winning teachers, authors Dennis, Wixom, and Roth capture the experience of developing and analyzing systems in a way that students can understand and apply. With Systems Analysis and Design, 6th Edition, students will leave the course with experience that is a rich foundation for further work as a systems analyst.

Power System Analysis and Design

Author: J. Duncan Glover
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305632134
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Computers

Today's readers learn the basic concepts of power systems as they master the tools necessary to apply these skills to real world situations with POWER SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND DESIGN, 6E. This new edition highlights physical concepts while also giving necessary attention to mathematical techniques. The authors develop both theory and modeling from simple beginnings so readers are prepared to readily extend these principles to new and complex situations. Software tools and the latest content throughout this edition aid readers with design issues while reflecting the most recent trends in the field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Epithelial Transport

Author: N.K. Wills
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400914957
Release Date: 2012-12-06
Genre: Science

Building from general principles, the authors clearly explain the fundamental role of epithelia in plasma electrolyte and water balance. Emphasis is placed on experimental approaches and methodology. A comprehensive glossary of terms is included.

Viking Tales

Author: Jennie Hall
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539419339
Release Date: 2016-10-10

For those wanting an interesting peek into the lifestyle of the vikings and an insight into their mindset, this will be a worthwhile read. Find out how slaves (or thralls) were used and treated by the privileged of society. Get a glimpse into the clothing worn and foods eaten. Most importantly, this text will help explain the worldview of these mysterious people. They worshiped strange gods, and felt their life after death would be humiliating if they didn't die courageously in battle. To die any other way would've been shameful. The sense of extreme entitlement struck me strongly as I read, seeing these men take what they wanted, whenever they felt the need, killing persons standing in their way. You'll gain insight into some more famous men and vikings from history and lore: Harald, King of Norway, as well as Eric the Red and Leif the Lucky. Stories are told in a straight-forward manner with little building of tension or drama. Includes vintage illustration!

Logistics Handbook

Author: James F. Robeson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439106259
Release Date: 1994-07-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The Logistics Handbook encompasses all of the latest advances in warehousing and distribution. It provides invaluable "how to" problem-solving tools and techniques for all the ever-increasing logistical problems managers face -- making it the most complete and authoritative handbook to date. Special features include: * The most in-depth coverage of a wide range of topics, including information systems, benchmarking, and environmental issues * Contributions found nowhere else from the leading executives, consultants, and academics in the field, such as C. John Langley, James Heskett, and David Anderson * State of the art graphics * Information-packed appendixes of logistics publications and organizations This all-inclusive reference will enable the next generation of managers to thoroughly integrate their logistics operations at all levels -- strategic, structural, functional, and implementation -- into a comprehensive logistics strategy.

Doing Projects

Author: Jamal Khan
Publisher: University Press of Amer
ISBN: 0761816267
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Business & Economics

The task of growing investment and consumption in underdeveloped countries requires a multidisciplinary effort. Doing Projects focuses on one aspect of this intersection of politics and public investment: the development project. Of interest to policy makers as well as students of economics and international politics, this book is a much-needed glimpse into the reality of economic projects.

Emergency Response Decision Support System

Author: Siqing Shan
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789811035425
Release Date: 2017-02-15
Genre: Business & Economics

This book mainly addresses the Emergency Response Decision Support System (ERDSS) and its applications, making use of ten related modules and a number of key technologies, especially Disaster Assessing Technology, Adaptive Information Evaluation Technology and Knowledge Management Technology. The book is especially valuable in coping with disasters that result in the loss of human life and property, and which threaten the stability of our societies. The ERDSS enables people to prepare for potential incidents, to rapidly respond to them, and to cope with their aftermath. Presenting practical solutions, this book helps readers to understand the ERDSS and effectively respond to emergency events.

Strategic Management Theory An Integrated Approach

Author: Charles W. L. Hill
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305887770
Release Date: 2016-01-18
Genre: Business & Economics

This engaging strategy text presents strategic management scholarship in a way that is very accessible to students. Highly respected authors Hill, Schilling, and Jones integrate cutting-edge research on topics including competitive advantage, corporate governance, diversification, strategic leadership, technology and innovation, and corporate social responsibility through both theory and case studies. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the 12th edition of STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT features an increased emphasis on the changing global economy and its role in strategic management, as well as thought-provoking opening and closing cases that highlight the concepts discussed in each chapter. The appendix walks students through the case analysis process and explains key ratios that managers use to compare the performance of firms. This text is the key reference that should be on every strategic leader's bookshelf. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Design of Roadside Channels with Flexible Linings

Author: U.s. Department of Transportation
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 150868071X
Release Date: 2015-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Flexible linings provide a means of stabilizing roadside channels. Flexible linings are able to conform to changes in channel shape while maintaining overall lining integrity. Long-term flexible linings such as riprap, gravel, or vegetation (reinforced with synthetic mats or unreinforced) are suitable for a range of hydraulic conditions. Unreinforced vegetation and many transitional and temporary linings are suited to hydraulic conditions with moderate shear stresses. Design procedures are given for four major categories of flexible lining: vegetative linings; manufactured linings (RECPs); riprap, cobble, gravel linings; and gabion mattress linings. Design procedures for composite linings, bends, and steep slopes are also provided. The design procedures are based on the concept of maximum permissible tractive force. Methods for determination of hydraulic resistance applied shear stress as well as permissible shear stress for individual linings and lining types are presented. This edition includes updated methodologies for vegetated and manufactured lining design that addresses the wide range of commercial products now on the market. This edition also includes a unified design approach for riprap integrating alternative methods for estimating hydraulic resistance and the steep slope procedures. Other minor updates and corrections have been made. This edition has been prepared using dual units.

Windows 8 Administration Pocket Consultant

Author: William R. Stanek
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780735668867
Release Date: 2012-09-13
Genre: Computers

Portable and precise, this pocket-sized guide delivers ready answers for administering computers running Windows 8. Zero in on core operations and daily tasks using quick-reference tables, instructions, and lists. You’ll get the focused information to solve problems and get the job done—whether at your desk or in the field. Get fast facts on these essential topics: Configuring and optimizing Windows 8 computers Customizing the desktop and UI Configuring user and computer policies Managing disk drives and file systems Managing devices, drivers, and software Administering data access, availability, resource sharing, and security Configuring and troubleshooting TCP/IP networking Administering TPM and BitLocker Driver Encryption Managing mobile users and remote access

Construction Inspection Manual

Author: Blair Tulloch
Publisher: Building News
ISBN: 1557012571
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The nationally-accepted guide used by the construction industry to promote more uniform specification writing and inspection procedures features a series of technical checklists covering all the basic elements in a construction project. It also defines roles and allocation of responsibilities among the architect, engineer, contractor, owner and inspector. Includes sample forms and discussions on project coordination and building codes. The CD-ROM contains technical checklists.