search for books and compare prices
value analysis cost control matches 55 work(s)
at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >
Jump to start at |
show results in order: alphabetically | oldest to newest | newest to oldest
Cover for 9781138852761 Cover for 9781138852785 Cover for 9780632051434 Cover for 9781118351239 Cover for 9780071791717 Cover for 9780768076455 Cover for 9781466502017 Cover for 9780470069134 Cover for 9780470551141 Cover for 9780195340389 Cover for 9780470500804 Cover for 9788132100621 Cover for 9781847209511 Cover for 9781847209641 Cover for 9781420078527 Cover for 9781847208019 Cover for 9781846289644 Cover for 9780471721888 Cover for 9780071194778 Cover for 9780072464269 Cover for 9780072858198 Cover for 9781405120692 Cover for 9780120958115 Cover for 9781413491944 Cover for 9781413491937 Cover for 9780831132033 Cover for 9780072464269 Cover for 9780763724801 Cover for 9780727731845 Cover for 9780333961124
cover image for 9781138852761
Product Description: This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones. Extensive references throughout will help the reader develop a deeper understanding of the methodology, and self-study questions help to keep you on track...read more
By Ann T. W. Yu (editor)

Hardcover:

9781138852761 | Routledge, October 12, 2015, cover price $215.00 | About this edition: This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones.

Paperback:

9781138852785 | Routledge, October 9, 2015, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This cutting edge study explores alternative methods and tools to obtain value for money while maintaining quality in construction projects, especially large and complex ones.

cover image for 9781118351239
The quantity surveyor's role has developed rapidly in the last 20 years from a professional who really only measured and costed a building to one who is expected to give broad-ranging advice on cost investment and contracting methods. This book brings together contributions from leading practitioners and academics detailing the techniques developed in recent years to aid the quantity surveyor in the early development and design process

Paperback:

9781118351239 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, November 17, 2014), cover price $83.00
9780632051434 | Blackwell Pub, March 5, 2004, cover price $94.99
9780632032976 | Blackwell Science Inc, July 1, 1993, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The quantity surveyor's role has developed rapidly in the last 20 years from a professional who really only measured and costed a building to one who is expected to give broad-ranging advice on cost investment and contracting methods.

Praise for Value-Driven Business Process Management “The book goes well beyond a traditional methods-and-tools perspective to present the most current, broadly informed view of BPM as a management discipline. . . .”—Paul O’Flaherty, Finance Director, Eskom “Franz and Kirchmer go directly to the heart of the role of BPM in business by focusing on value as the driver, management discipline as the requirement, and translating strategy into execution as the measure of success. . . .”—Richard Maltsbarger, SVP of Strategy & BPM, Lowe’s Companies, Inc. “If your CEO has delivered a set of strategic imperatives, you are ready for Value-Driven BPM. This book provides the vision of how to win in the integrated global economy by building a core BPM discipline in your company to simplify the delivery of business strategy. . . .”—Kathleen Donahue, Senior Director of Business Process Management, Pfizer Inc. “Business Process Management (BPM) has to be implemented as a management discipline and linked to the strategic imperatives of an organization in order to achieve the best business impact. Franz and Kirchmer show how this can be achieved. . . . I recommend the book to top executives, BPM practitioners, as well as the academic world.”—Professor Dr. Drs. h.c. August-Wilhelm Scheer, BPM Thought Leader and Entrepreneur “Value-Driven Business Process Management is a game-changing book. . . .”—Larry M. Starr, Ph.D., Executive Director and Academic Chair, Organizational Dynamics Graduate Studies, University of Pennsylvania “Franz and Kirchmer provide a strong foundation for readers in every phase of their BPM life cycle.”—Alan Trefler, Founder and CEO, Pegasystems Inc. “Value-driven BPM, as defined by Franz and Kirchmer, is an insightful way to use the available methods and tools to get real business impact through process management. It is a fresh approach to quickly move from strategy into execution.”—Dr. Wolfram Jost, CTO, Software AG About the Book: Business Process Management (BPM) is a powerful management discipline for driving efficiency and innovation, as well as achieving strategic imperatives. When you develop a business strategy that is supported by a pragmatic application of BPM, your processes become important assets—and business success soon follows. It’s called value-driven BPM, and this game-changing guide takes you step by step through the entire process. A team of BPM experts from the global management consulting company Accenture provides some of the key ingredients you need to achieve the highest levels of differentiation and performance. Franz and Kirchmer explain how to launch value-driven BPM in synchronicity with existing BPM efforts, and they reveal common roadblocks along with clear steps for overcoming them. With Value-Driven Business Process Management, you have in your hands a full-suite guide to: Achieving immediate business benefi ts while building lasting BPM capabilities Putting the right team and infrastructure in place to build an organization designed for an outcome and value-based BPM capability Assessing and prioritizing process improvements in alignment with the overall business strategy to meet the most vital needs and deliver the most value The authors include several end-to-end case studies from a range of industries. These deliver valuable insight into successfully linking processes to value. If your goal is to empower every employee at every level to express his or her virtuosity in a way that is aligned with strategy, this book is for you. If you seek to create innovative products and services that meet changing customer requirements, this book is for you. If you want your people and technological capabilities to execute the new paradigm with excellence, and thus realize unprecedented value, this book is for you. If you want to seize the competitive edge now—and maintain it for years to come—Value-Driven Business Process Management is for you.

Hardcover:

9780071791717 | McGraw-Hill, February 22, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Praise for Value-Driven Business Process Management “The book goes well beyond a traditional methods-and-tools perspective to present the most current, broadly informed view of BPM as a management discipline.

Paperback:

9780071825924 | McGraw-Hill, November 22, 2013, cover price $29.00

cover image for 9780768076455
Product Description: Following the best seller, Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field, the new title Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice takes the subject to the next level. This time it addresses the commercial justification for the adoption of a new modus operandi in asset health management, and its impact on business strategy and servitization of technology...read more

Hardcover:

9780768076455 | Not Applicable, December 31, 2012, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Following the best seller, Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Perspectives on an Emerging Field, the new title Integrated Vehicle Health Management: Business Case Theory and Practice takes the subject to the next level.

cover image for 9781466502017
Product Description: Lean Six Sigma (LSS), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), and Value Engineering (VE) have a proven track record of success for solving problems and improving efficiency. Depending on the situation, integrating these approaches can provide results that exceed the benefits of each individual approach...read more

Paperback:

9781466502017 | Productivity Pr, May 11, 2012, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: Lean Six Sigma (LSS), Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), and Value Engineering (VE) have a proven track record of success for solving problems and improving efficiency.

Cost and Value Management in Projects provides practicing managers with a thorough understanding of the various dimensions of cost and value in projects, along with the factors that impact them, and the managerial approaches that would be most effective for achieving cost efficiency and value optimization. This book addresses cost from a strategic perspective, offering thorough coverage of the various elements of value management such as value planning, value engineering and value analysis from the perspective of projects.

Hardcover:

9780470069134 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 7, 2008, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Cost and Value Management in Projects provides practicing managers with a thorough understanding of the various dimensions of cost and value in projects, along with the factors that impact them, and the managerial approaches that would be most effective for achieving cost efficiency and value optimization.

Miscellaneous:

9781118174180 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 26, 2011, cover price $75.00

cover image for 9780470551141
Product Description: Discover the proven process for maximizing the potential value of any project. Showing readers how to apply value optimization techniques to project and performance management, dramatically increasing results and efficiency, Value Optimization for Project and Performance Management is written to compliment the Project Management Body of Knowledge, the guidance published by the Project Management Institute (PMI), making it readily applicable for any project manager...read more

Hardcover:

9780470551141 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 26, 2010, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Discover the proven process for maximizing the potential value of any project.

Miscellaneous:

9780470622933 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 30, 2010, cover price $60.00
9780470622957 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 25, 2010, cover price N/A

cover image for 9780195340389
Product Description: As the first decade of the 21st century winds down we have seen a sea change in society's attitudes toward finance. The 1990s can best be described as the decade of shareholder supremacy, with each firm trying to outdo the other in their allegiance to shareholder value creation, or as it came to be known, Value-Based Management (VBM)...read more

Hardcover:

9780195340389, titled "Value-Based Managment with Corporate Social Responsibility" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 19, 2009), cover price $78.00 | About this edition: As the first decade of the 21st century winds down we have seen a sea change in society's attitudes toward finance.

cover image for 9780470500804
Product Description: In the traditional view of project management, if a project manager completed a project and had adhered to the triple constraints of time, cost, and performance, the project was considered a success. Today, in the eyes of the customer and the parent or sponsoring company, if a completed project did not deliver its anticipated value, it would be seen as a failure...read more

Hardcover:

9780470500804 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 17, 2009, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In the traditional view of project management, if a project manager completed a project and had adhered to the triple constraints of time, cost, and performance, the project was considered a success.

cover image for 9788132100621
Product Description: This jargon-free book demystifies all the concepts required for a well rounded understanding of the theory of Value Engineering (VE) and Value Engineering Certification Programs. Value Engineering Mastermind: From Concept to Value Engineering Certification helps the readers to understand VE concepts, and practice VE concepts and acquire the Society of American Value Engineers (SAVE) International Certifications...read more

Paperback:

9788132100621 | Sage Pubns Pvt Ltd, June 3, 2009, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: This jargon-free book demystifies all the concepts required for a well rounded understanding of the theory of Value Engineering (VE) and Value Engineering Certification Programs.

cover image for 9781847209511
Product Description: Benefit-cost analysis reduces all of the impacts of a proposed policy change to a common unit of measurement. It is used in a wide variety of fields including agriculture, life and health, transportation and the environment. In this single volume the editors, both leading scholars in their field, present a judicious selection of previously published papers indispensable to the study of applied benefit-cost analysis...read more
By Andrew Schmitz (editor) and Richard O. Zerbe, Jr. (editor)

Hardcover:

9781847209511 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 9, 2009, cover price $299.00 | About this edition: Benefit-cost analysis reduces all of the impacts of a proposed policy change to a common unit of measurement.

cover image for 9781847209641
Product Description: Benefit-cost analysis is at heart a subject of practicality and usefulness. With this in mind, the editor has chosen the most relevant previously published articles for these volumes. Having explored the theoretical and ethical underpinnings of the subject, this book then addresses some major policy issues and debates...read more

Hardcover:

9781847209641 | Edward Elgar Pub, December 30, 2008, cover price $515.00 | About this edition: Benefit-cost analysis is at heart a subject of practicality and usefulness.

cover image for 9781420078527
Product Description: In no industry is the concept of quality more essential than it is in healthcare, which is why the lean quality principles learned through the example of the Toyota Production System are so applicable. Two fundamental principles of Toyota’s push for excellence are especially relevant to healthcare: ensuring quality at every step and keeping improvement processes simple enough that they are viable, reproducible, and teachable...read more
By Amy Jimmerson (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781420078527 | Productivity Pr, August 25, 2009, cover price $68.95 | About this edition: In no industry is the concept of quality more essential than it is in healthcare, which is why the lean quality principles learned through the example of the Toyota Production System are so applicable.

cover image for 9781847208019
Product Description: Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) is the best technique for analyzing proposed or previously enacted projects to determine whether undertaking them is in the public interest, or for choosing between two or more mutually exclusive projects...read more

Paperback:

9781847208019 | Edward Elgar Pub, December 7, 2007, cover price $57.00 | About this edition: Benefit-cost analysis (BCA) is the best technique for analyzing proposed or previously enacted projects to determine whether undertaking them is in the public interest, or for choosing between two or more mutually exclusive projects.

cover image for 9781846289644
Product Description: Engineers and scientists often need to sell an innovative idea for a new product to top management. Those who occupy product planning positions also need to be constantly scanning ideas for improving value. The engineer as product planner must learn to think like its major competitor using customer value as a guide...read more

Hardcover:

9781846289644 | Springer Verlag, December 1, 2007, cover price $169.00 | About this edition: Engineers and scientists often need to sell an innovative idea for a new product to top management.

Product Description: A complete toolkit for implementation of Earned Value Management Performance-Based Earned Value uniquely shows project managers how to effectively integrate technical, schedule, and cost objectives by improving earned value management (EVM) practices...read more

Paperback:

9780471721888 | IEEE Computer Society, December 30, 2006, cover price $92.95 | About this edition: A complete toolkit for implementation of Earned Value Management Performance-Based Earned Value uniquely shows project managers how to effectively integrate technical, schedule, and cost objectives by improving earned value management (EVM) practices.

Miscellaneous:

9780470084649 | IEEE, March 16, 2007, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: A complete toolkit for implementation of Earned Value Management Performance-Based Earned Value uniquely shows project managers how to effectively integrate technical, schedule, and cost objectives by improving earned value management (EVM) practices.

Hardcover:

9780072464269 | Richard d Irwin, December 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | also contains Dx/Rx: Coronary Thrombosis
9780072858198 | Hardcover with CD edition (Irwin Professional Pub, December 1, 2002), cover price $149.10
9780071194778 | Richard d Irwin, November 1, 2002, cover price $55.01

Paperback:

9781428806801 | Academic Internet Pub Inc, October 31, 2006, cover price $29.95

cover image for 9781405120692
Product Description: Published on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Building and endorsed by a range of construction industry institutes, this book explains the underlying concepts of value and risk, and how they relate to one another. It describes the different issues to be addressed in a variety of circumstances and at all stages of a project's life and reviews a number of commonly used and effective techniques, showing how these may be adapted to suit individuals' styles and circumstances...read more

Paperback:

9781405120692 | Blackwell Pub, March 3, 2006, cover price $108.00 | About this edition: Published on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Building and endorsed by a range of construction industry institutes, this book explains the underlying concepts of value and risk, and how they relate to one another.

cover image for 9780120958115
Product Description: You just know that an improvement of the user interface will reap rewards, but how do you justify the expense and the labor and the time―guarantee a robust ROI!―ahead of time? How do you decide how much of an investment should be funded? And what is the best way to sell usability to others? In this completely revised and new edition, Randolph G...read more
By Randolph G. Bias (editor) and Deborah J. Mayhew (editor)

Paperback:

9780120958115 | 2 edition (Morgan Kaufmann Pub, April 4, 2005), cover price $88.95 | About this edition: You just know that an improvement of the user interface will reap rewards, but how do you justify the expense and the labor and the time―guarantee a robust ROI!

cover image for 9781413491937
Product Description: The Fundamentals of Value Methodology is written to provide a basic understanding of the theory and techniques of Value Methodology, a unique problem solving and value improvement process that focuses on project functions to develop innovative solutions t

Hardcover:

9781413491944 | Xlibris Corp, May 16, 2005, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The Fundamentals of Value Methodology is written to provide a basic understanding of the theory and techniques of Value Methodology, a unique problem solving and value improvement process that focuses on project functions to develop innovative solutions t

Paperback:

9781413491937 | Xlibris Corp, May 16, 2005, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The Fundamentals of Value Methodology is written to provide a basic understanding of the theory and techniques of Value Methodology, a unique problem solving and value improvement process that focuses on project functions to develop innovative solutions t

cover image for 9780831132033
Product Description: This book presents, for the first time, a new technology for improving products and innovating new and better products, first developed in Japan by Yoshihiko Sato. Value analysis tear-down combines traditional tear-down with the technologies of value analysis and value engineering...read more

Hardcover:

9780831132033 | 1 edition (Industrial Pr, January 12, 2004), cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This book presents, for the first time, a new technology for improving products and innovating new and better products, first developed in Japan by Yoshihiko Sato.

cover image for 9780763724801
Product Description: Tightly organized into a super-condensed outline bulleted format, this handy, pocket-sized manual details precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and treatment of Coronary Thrombosis. Throughout the book, tables and figures summarize important clinical data and current professional society recommendations, while salient references direct readers to additional information...read more

Hardcover:

9780072464269, titled "Managing Services: Using Technology to Create Value" | Richard d Irwin, December 1, 2002, cover price $55.01 | also contains Managing Services: Using Technology to Create Value

Paperback:

9780763724801 | Jones & Bartlett Pub, November 9, 2004, cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Tightly organized into a super-condensed outline bulleted format, this handy, pocket-sized manual details precise, up-to-date information for diagnosis and treatment of Coronary Thrombosis.

cover image for 9780727731845
Product Description: A company s ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it s long-term survival. Managers must not limit their thinking to just the product or project s value but more importantly what will make customers prefer their offerings to those presented by rivals...read more

Paperback:

9780727731845 | Inst of Civil Engineers Pub, March 1, 2003, cover price $78.50 | About this edition: A company s ability to quickly adapt to the changing demands and requirements of its customers has become an essential requirement for it s long-term survival.

cover image for 9780333961124
Product Description: Operations Strategy seeks to combine knowledge management, relationship management, and advances in technology to inform the development of strategic advantage. The text adopts a value chain approach, making it ideal for higher level modules...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780333961124 | Palgrave Macmillan, January 18, 2003, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Operations Strategy seeks to combine knowledge management, relationship management, and advances in technology to inform the development of strategic advantage.

at beginning | displaying 1 to 25 | next 25 >