An introduction has been made on Value and Mismatches, comparatively a new concept, which clarifies the meaning of Value. The nucleolus of FAST is the correct definition of Function. This has been explained in detail through day-to-day examples. Case studies have taken a special place in this book.
Anil Kumar Mukhopadhyaya :-
CVS-Life, FINVEST, AICWA, is one of the pioneering Certified Value Specialists in India and has previously worked with Tata Motors Limited and National Coal Development Corporation. He is also the author of Value Engineering: Concepts, Techniques and Applications; Value Engineering Mastermind; From Concepts of Value Engineering Certification and Function Analysis System Technique: A Stimulating Technique. He has also received Productivity Award, 1984 (For Individual/ Groups) instituted by the Association of Indian Engineering Industry (Eastern Region). He was also awarded the Best Case Study Award by the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering in 1986.
He was secretary of Indian Value Engineering Society (Eastern Zonal Council) from 1997 to 1999. Presently he is Administrator of INVEST Certification Board and Also member of the Editorial Boards of INVAVE, Journal of Indian Value Engineering Society in 2005.