Book Review

  title={Book Review},
  author={John Joseph Gibbons},
  journal={Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development},
  pages={265 - 267}
  • J. Gibbons
  • Published 15 May 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development
Law Enforcement, Communication and Community. Howard Giles (ed.). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins. 2002. Pp. x+/265. ISBN 90-272-2589-3 (Europe)/1-58811-201-2 (USA) (hbk): €85.00/$85.00. ISBN 90-272-2592-3 (Europe)/1-58811-255-1 (USA) (pbk): €55.00/$54.00 



Defining and developing measures of lean production

Collaborative networks: a new scientific discipline

In this article the main characteristics of a “discipline” are analyzed in the context of collaborative networks, showing that the pre-conditions necessary for building this new discipline are available.

A decision analysis model for maintenance policy selection using a CMMS

An investigation of the characteristics of computerised maintenance management systems is carried out to highlight the need for them in industry and identify their current deficiencies, and the proposal of an intelligent model that can be linked to CMMSs to add value to data collected in the form of provision of decision support capabilities.

Optimal maintenance intervals for a multi-component system

In the manufacturing industry, preventive maintenance (PM) is carried out to minimise the probability of plant unexpected breakdown. Planned PM is preferred as disruption to operation is then