Bibliography last updated November 18, 2013
Beyond HR: The New Science of Human Capital by John W. Boudreau and Peter M. Ramstad. 2007.
The authors use a decision model in teaching readers how to manage personnel. 352.38 B756b
Design for Six Sigma: A Roadmap for Product Development by Kai Yang, Basem El-Haik. 2009.
This revised edition contains new case studies, examples, and sections. 658.562 Y22d
Essentials of Lean Six Sigma by Salman Taghizadegan. 2006.
The author explains the Six Sigma management style and introduces case studies that use the style. 658.562 T125e
Factory Man: How Jim Harbour Discovered Toyota’s Quality and Productivity Methods and Helped the U.S. Auto Industry Get Competitive by James E. Harbour. 2009.
The topics of industrial productivity and the U.S. auto industry are covered in this title. 629.22 H255f
The Future of Management by Gary Hamel. 2007.
Hamel covers such topics as innovations in management, and knowledge management theories in this title. 658 H212f
Lean Six Sigma DeMystified by Jay Arthur. 2007.
This is a practical guide to the management theory known as six sigma. 658.4 A788l
Lean Six Sigma That Works: A Powerful Action Plan for Dramatically Improving Quality, Increasing Speed, and Reducing Waste by Bill Carreria and Bill Trudell. 2006.
This is a guide to understanding six sigma. 658.4 C314l
The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company by Joseph A. Michelli. 2008. 658.4092 M623r
Relevance: Hitting Your Goals by Knowing What Matters by David Apgar. 2008.
Apgar covers the topics of industrial productivity, performance, and management benchmarking. 658.401 A641r
The Six Sigma Fieldbook: How DuPont Successfully Implemented the Six Sigma Breakthrough Management Strategy by Mikel Harry and Don R. Linsemann. 2006.
A founder of the Six Sigma Academy and a Six Sigma champion teach about how companies can incorporate Six Sigma into their management strategies. 658.4 H323s
The Six Sigma Manual for Small and Medium Businesses: What You Need to Know Explained Simply by Craig W. Baird.
A guide to six sigma for small businesses. 2008. 658.4013 B163s
Strategic Intelligence: Business Intelligence, Competitive Intelligence, and Knowledge Management by Jay Liebowitz. 2006.
The author presents the ideas of knowledge management, business intelligence, and competitive intelligence, and he includes case studies in this text. 658.472 L717s
Think Factory: Managing Today’s Most Precious Resource, Information! by Susan Conway. 2007.
Using case studies, Conway presents the importance of investing in things unseen. 658.4 C767t
The Ultimate Improvement Cycle: Maximizing Profits Through the Integration of Lean, Six Sigma, and the Theory of Constraints by Bob Sproull. 2009.
Covers production management principles and the six sigma management style. 658.4013 S771u