Industrial and Systems Engineering

Project Management: A Common Sense Guide to the PMBOK, Part One–Framework and Schedule

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02/12/2018

James W. Marion

The Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge published by the Project Management Institute provides a roadmap of 47 processes designed to support project managers in all phases of project management. The sheer number of processes and their allocation across process groups and knowledge areas may leave project managers in a quandary about where to start and how to apply the many components of project management processes.

Disaster Policy and Its Practice in the United States: A Brief History and Analysis

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08/07/2017

Andrea M. Jackman, Mario G. Beruvides, and Gary S. Nestler

This book is intended as a history and survey of large-scale emergency management policy in the United States. The field of emergency management is relatively new, and rapidly changing as new technology and technology-dependent societal systems emerge. The impacts of past catastrophic events on policy development, and implications of older policy in new markets are discussed.

Cultural Influences in Engineering Projects

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11/20/2014

Morgan E. Henrie

Culture can be a significant contributor to, or hindrance to, a team’s success. Research has clearly established that failing to have a cohesive team culture creates a severe challenge to any team effort. Culture is also something that everyone brings with them to the team. Yet, developing an understanding of what the team culture is, what constitutes a cohesive team culture, and how to modify it such that it enhances the probability of team success is a challenge to team leaders.

Operational Risk Management

Operational Risk Management
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08/28/2015

C. Ariel Pinto
Luna Mylene Magpili
Raed M. Jaradat

Businesspersons—including engineers, managers, and techno-prenuers—are trained and drilled to make things happen. Part of their practice is to guide others on building monuments of success, and to make difficult decisions along the way. However, they will all realize that decisions they make eventually determine the chances they take, and become fraught with uncertainty.

Idea Engineering: Creative Thinking and Innovation

Idea Engineering: Creative Thinking and Innovation
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01/14/2014

La Verne Abe Harris

Engineers and technologists often operate from a worldview of 'ones and zeros.' This book will interject the colorful world of creative thinking to help engineers and technologists learn to think and work differently. Thus, 'idea engineering' becomes the driving force, transforming engineers and technologists into innovators and entrepreneurs, using case studies and anecdotes from first-hand experience.

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