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Value Method Reference Lists

In addition to our own books, to further help our customers we offer this list of references. Many of these books are available at our Products Store. If we don't carry it, if known, those available through another group have a hyperlink to a group that does.

Academy of Management Journal, Whyte, G., "Decision Failures: Why They Occur and How to Prevent Them," Vol 5, No 3, August 1991, pp. 23 - 31.

Cracking Creativity, Michalko, M., Ten Speed Press, 1998.

Creative Problem Solving, Lumsdaine, E. and M. Lumsdaine, McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Developing and Implementing a Value Engineering Program in a Federal Agency, Gary W. Long, paper presented to the SAVE International Conference, 1989.

Decision Sciences: An Integrative Perspective, Kleindorfer, P.R., H.C. Kunreuther and P.J.H. Schoemaker, Cambridge University Press, 1993.

Decision Traps, Russo, J.E. and P.J.H. Shoemaker, Simon and Schuster, 1989.

Enhancing Value in Design Decisions, Stephen J. Kirk and Kent F. Spreckelmeyer, Smith, Hinchman, and Grylls, Detroit, MI, 1993.

Federal Construction Council Technical Report No. 92, Elements of an Effective Value Engineering Program, Federal Construction Council Consulting Committee on VE, National Academy Press, Washington, D. C., 1990.

Function Analysis: The Stepping Stones to Good Value, Snodgrass, Thomas. J. and Muthiah. K. Kasi. The University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, 1986.

Lean Thinking, : Banish Waste and Create Wealth in Your Corporation, James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones (Contributor), Simon & Schuster, 1996.

Management Application of Value Engineering for Business and Government, Parker, D.E., The Lawrence D. Miles Foundation, 1994.

Techniques of Value Analysis and Engineering, Miles, Lawrence D., McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York NY. Sold through Society for Value Engineers, Northbrook IL, 1961.

The Machine That Changed the World: The Story of Lean Production, by James P. Womack, Daniel T. Jones (Contributor), Daniel Roos (Contributor), Harperperennial Library, 1991.

Thinkertoys, Michalko, M., Ten Speed Press, 1991.

Think Outside of the Box, Mike Vance and Diane Deacon, Book-mart Press, 1995.

Value Engineering Officer's Operational Guide, Appendix A, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D. C., 1987, 1998.Contact the COE.

Value Engineering: A Blueprint, Brown, J.. Industrial Press Inc., New York NY, 1992. Sold through Society for Value Engineers, Northbrook IL.

Value Engineering, Mudge, A. E. (1971), Mc-Graw Hill Book Company, New York NY. Sold through Society for Value Engineers, Northbrook IL, 1961.

Value Analysis, Fallon, C. (1980), Miles Value Foundation. Sold through Society for Value Engineers, Northbrook IL.

Value-Focused Thinking, Keeney, R.L., Harvard University Press, 1992.

You and Value Whatnot, William L. Kelly, Value Engineering Services Transworld, Walla Walla, WA, revised 1986.

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