Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Handbook of Industrial Engineering: Technology and Operations Management, Third Edition

Editor(s): Gavriel Salvendy

Published Online: 5 DEC 2007

Print ISBN: 9780471330578

Online ISBN: 9780470172339

DOI: 10.1002/9780470172339

About this Book

Unrivaled coverage of a broad spectrum of industrial engineering concepts and applications
The Handbook of Industrial Engineering, Third Edition contains a vast array of timely and useful methodologies for achieving increased productivity, quality, and competitiveness and improving the quality of working life in manufacturing and service industries. This astoundingly comprehensive resource also provides a cohesive structure to the discipline of industrial engineering with four major classifications: technology; performance improvement management; management, planning, and design control; and decision-making methods.
Completely updated and expanded to reflect nearly a decade of important developments in the field, this Third Edition features a wealth of new information on project management, supply-chain management and logistics, and systems related to service industries. Other important features of this essential reference include:
* More than 1,000 helpful tables, graphs, figures, and formulas
* Step-by-step descriptions of hundreds of problem-solving methodologies
* Hundreds of clear, easy-to-follow application examples
* Contributions from 176 accomplished international professionals with diverse training and affiliations
* More than 4,000 citations for further reading
The Handbook of Industrial Engineering, Third Edition is an immensely useful one-stop resource for industrial engineers and technical support personnel in corporations of any size; continuous process and discrete part manufacturing industries; and all types of service industries, from healthcare to hospitality, from retailing to finance.
Of related interest . . .
HANDBOOK OF HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS, Second Edition
Edited by Gavriel Salvendy
(0-471-11690-4) 2,165 pages 60 chapters
"A comprehensive guide that contains practical knowledge and technical background on virtually all aspects of physical, cognitive, and social ergonomics. As such, it can be a valuable source of information for any individual or organization committed to providing competitive, high-quality products and safe, productive work environments."-John F. Smith Jr., Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and President, General Motors Corporation
(From the Foreword)

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      Tools for Building Information Systems (pages 61–109)

      Robert M. Barker, Brian L. Dos Santos, Clyde W. Holsapple, William P. Wagner and Andrew L. Wright

    3. Chapter 6

      Computer Integrated Technologies and Knowledge Management (pages 177–226)

      Frank-Lothar Krause, Kai Mertins, Andreas Edler, Peter Heisig, Ingo Hoffmann and Markus Helmke

    4. Chapter 9

      Enterprise Modeling (pages 280–307)

      August-Wilhelm Scheer, Frank Habermann and Oliver Thomas

    5. Chapter 12

      Automation and Robotics (pages 354–400)

      Rolf Dieter Schraft, Jens-Günter Neugebauer and Stefan Schmid

    6. Chapter 22

      Assessment and Design of Service Systems (pages 634–650)

      Michael Haischer, Hans-Jörg Bullinger and Klaus-Peter Fähnrich

    7. Chapter 30

      Industrial Engineering Applications in Transportation (pages 787–824)

      Chryssi Malandraki, David Zaret, Juan R. Perez and Chuck Holland

    8. Chapter 33

      Job and Team Design (pages 868–898)

      Gina J. Medsker and Michael A. Campion

    9. Chapter 34

      Job Evaluation in Organizations (pages 899–919)

      John M. Hannon, Jerry M. Newman, George T. Milkovich and James T. Brakefield

    10. Chapter 37

      Teams and Team Management and Leadership (pages 975–994)

      François Sainfort, Alvaro D. Taveira, Neeraj K. Arora and Michael J. Smith

    11. Chapter 41

      Ergonomics in Digital Environments (pages 1111–1130)

      Ulrich Raschke, Lisa M. Schutte and Don B. Chaffin

    12. Chapter 44

      Human–Computer Interaction (pages 1192–1236)

      Kay M. Stanney, Michael J. Smith, Pascale Carayon and Gavriel Salvendy

    13. Chapter 48

      Planning and Integration of Product Development (pages 1281–1295)

      Hans-Jörg Bullinger, Joachim Warschat, Jens Leyh and Thomas Cebulla

    14. Chapter 101

      Multicriteria Optimization (pages 2602–2624)

      Po Lung Yu, Chin I. Chiang and Gwo Hshiung Tzeng

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