Handbook of Research in Mass Customization and by Frank T. Piller

By Frank T. Piller

A transforming into heterogeneity of call for, the appearance of 'long tail markets', exploding product complexities, and the increase of inventive shoppers are difficult businesses in all industries to discover new techniques to handle those developments. Mass customization (MC) has emerged within the final decade because the optimal method for firms in all branches of to benefit from heterogeneity of call for and a vast scope of alternative purchaser calls for. The examine and functional adventure amassed during this booklet offers the newest pondering on the best way to make mass customization paintings. greater than 50 authors from academia and administration debate on what's manageable now, what didn't paintings long ago, and what lurks slightly below the radar in mass customization, personalization, and similar fields. Edited by means of best specialists within the box of mass customization, either volumes of the booklet talk about, between many different issues, the most recent examine and insights on customization thoughts, product layout for mass customization, digital types, co-design toolkits, customization worth size, open resource structure, customization groups, and MC provide chains. via a few particular case reports, well-liked examples of mass customization are defined and evaluated in higher context and viewpoint.

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Education Studies: An Introduction by Lisa Murphy

By Lisa Murphy

This ebook is a necessary advisor for all schooling stories scholars, supplying you with a transparent evaluation of the major concerns inside your first 12 months. it's an introductory textual content that encourages serious engagement, to aid you improve an in depth figuring out of the ability and value of education.

the problems are awarded in 4 major sections - Theoretical views; coverage; Society and the person; contained in the tuition - aiding you to make the connections among different issues. 'Stop, imagine and Do' containers play a key half through the e-book, encouraging you to significantly contemplate either the problems in the chapters and inside schooling as a whole.

different gains include:

  • Introductions to every bankruptcy to hyperlink the topics mentioned in every one part
  • A precis of the foremost concerns in each one bankruptcy for mirrored image
  • Examples and case experiences
  • hyperlinks to key readings

The e-book enables you to expand your realizing of academic concerns past faculties to different levels of academic provision.

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Fechner's Legacy in Psychology: 150 Years of Elementary by Joshua A Solomon

By Joshua A Solomon

This assortment celebrates the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Fechner's booklet on Psychophysics (originally released ten years after his epiphany of Oct. 22, 1850). subject matters comprise sleek checks of the issues with which Fechner wrestled. additionally integrated are extra basic discussions of psychophysical technique, psychophysical conception, and the way those issues will be beneficial in components no longer in most cases linked to psychophysics. moreover, those works supply an entree into Fechner's principles, that is maybe extra available than his seminal paintings itself.

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Research In Multi-Level Issues. Vol 5 by Yammarino F.J., Dansereau F.

By Yammarino F.J., Dansereau F.

Multi-level matters in Social structures comprises 5 significant essays with commentaries and rebuttals that disguise a number themes, yet within the realm of social structures. particularly, the 5 ''critical essays'' provide broad literature experiences, new version advancements, methodological developments, and a few information for the learn of human assets administration in organisations, non-stop studying in enterprises, divorce within the relatives, industry-university dynamics concerning highbrow estate, and organizational management. whereas all of the significant essays, and linked commentaries and rebuttals, is exclusive in orientation, they convey a typical bond in elevating and addressing multi-level concerns or discussing difficulties and recommendations that contain a number of degrees of research in quite a few forms of social platforms.

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Operations Research II: Methoden der by Bodo Runzheimer

By Bodo Runzheimer

Unter Operations study versteht guy die Anwendung von wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen auf das challenge der Entscheidungsfindung in der Unsicherheits- oder Risikosituation, mit dem Ziel, den Entscheidungstragem bei der Suche nach optima len Losungen eine quantitative foundation zu liefern. Dabei konnen grundsatzliche Er kenntnisse aus allen wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen herangezogen werden. Diese Begriffsbestimmung von Operations examine (kurz OR) ist das Ergebnis ei nes von der Operational study Society ausgeschriebenen Wettbewerbs uber eine Definition von OR. Die wesentlichen Begriffsmerkmale dieser Definition sind: (1) Mit OR sollen Entscheidungen mit wissenschaftlichen Erkenntnissen vorbereitet werden (Entscheidungsvorbereitung); (2) Es werden optimale Losungen angestrebt. Ublicherweise geht es bei der Ent scheidungsvorbereitung um die Untersuchung und den Vergleich von alternati ven Entscheidungsmoglichkeiten. alternativen Strategien oder alternativen Sy stementwurfen; (3) Die Entscheidungsvorbereitung soll eine quantitative foundation liefern. Dies setzt voraus, dass die Daten, die in ein OR-Modell eingehen, quantifizierbar und hin reichend genau bestimmbar sind; (4) Es werden grundsatzlich Erkenntnisse aus allen wissenschaftlichen Disziplinen herangezogen, soweit sie zum Verstandnis des difficulties und zu seiner Losung beitragen konnen. OR ist insoweit interdisziplinar ("Teamwork"); (5) Der Entscheidungstrager befindet sich bei der Suche nach einer optimalen Lo sung in einer Ungewissheits-oder Risikosituation, d. h. er hat nur mangelhafte Kenntnisse uber die kunftige Entwicklung (OR geht additionally nicht von der Pramisse der vollstandigen info aus). Dieser zweite Band der Darstellung des Operations learn berucksichtigt insbe sondere die Tatsache, dass sich der Entscheidungstrager bei der Suche nach optima len Losungen in einer Risikosituation befind

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