Operations Management Book

Operations Management


  • Author : William J. Stevenson
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Production management
  • Pages : 903
  • ISBN 10 : 1259686663

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Operations Management Book

Operations Management


  • Author : Michael A. Lewis
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-11-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351034968

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Operations Management Excerpt :

Operations Management (OM) is a multi-faceted blend of myriad academic andpractical disciplines – from engineering and economics via mathematics and marketing, to systems and psychology. To capture the state of the art, the bookreviews contemporary and classic scholarship in one of the oldest business and management disciplines. To offer the reader a thought-provoking point of entry into the selected sources, the book curates its content as an imaginary exhibit, eachchapter a thematic OM ‘gallery’ (process; planning and control; people; strategy and measurement; technology) introduced by a description of some extraordinary artefacts, paintings, sculptures and architecture. The content has been curated around three principles intended to benefit the casual reader and both new and established OM scholars. First, it incorporates works that build on, or help to distinguish, fundamental tenets from more transitory fads. Second, the text makes significant efforts to try and balance the gravitational pull of the factory, (even though this may not offer an accurate representation of the majority of the field) and third, to try to keep managerial rather than technical/ analytical concerns to the fore. This concise book provides a useful overview of current and classic OM research. Written by a leading authority, it is intended to be a valuable and engaging resource for both students and scholars of business.

Operations Management For Dummies Book

Operations Management For Dummies


  • Author : Mary Ann Anderson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-07-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 53
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118551073

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Operations Management For Dummies Excerpt :

Score your highest in Operations Management Operations management is an important skill for current and aspiring business leaders to develop and master. It deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. Operations management is a growing field and a required course for most undergraduate business majors and MBA candidates. Now, Operations Management For Dummies serves as an extremely resourceful aid for this difficult subject. Tracks to a typical course in operations management or operations strategy, and covers topics such as evaluating and measuring existing systems' performance and efficiency, materials management and product development, using tools like Six Sigma and Lean production, designing new, improved processes, and defining, planning, and controlling costs of projects. Clearly organizes and explains complex topics Serves as an supplement to your Operations Management textbooks Helps you score your highest in your Operations Management course Whether your aim is to earn an undergraduate degree in business or an MBA, Operations Management For Dummies is indispensable supplemental reading for your operations management course.

Operations Management Book
Score: 2
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Operations Management


  • Author : Mike Pycraft
  • Publisher : Pearson South Africa
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Just-in-time systems
  • Pages : 852
  • ISBN 10 : 1868910709

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Healthcare Operations Management Book

Healthcare Operations Management


  • Author : Daniel B. McLaughlin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Health services administration
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 1567938515

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"This book aims to help healthcare management students and working professionals find ways to improve the delivery of healthcare, even with its complex web of patients, providers, reimbursement systems, physician relations, workforce challenges, and intensive government regulation. Taking an integrated approach, the book puts the tools and techniques of operations improvement in the context of healthcare so that readers learn how to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of tomorrow's healthcare system." -- back of the book

Operations Management  Policy  Practice and Performance Improvement Book

Operations Management Policy Practice and Performance Improvement


  • Author : Steve Brown
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-17
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 436
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136375477

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Operations Management Policy Practice and Performance Improvement Excerpt :

'Operations Management: policy, practices, performance improvement' is the latest state-of-the-art approach to operations management. It provides new cutting edge input into operations management theory and practice that cannot be found in any other text. Discussing both strategic and tactical inputs it combines and balances service and manufacturing operations. * Cutting edge techniques accompanied by brand new case studies * Challenges standard approaches * Comprehensive coverage of strategic supply management * Critical sample questions to aid discussion * Reading lists and articles to support learning * Additional lecturer support material This outstanding author team is from the Operations Management Group at the University of Bath. Their expertise and knowledge is apparent in the text, and they bring to it their original research and experience in the field of operations management.

Security Operations Management Book

Security Operations Management


  • Author : Robert McCrie
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-03-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 0080469493

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The second edition of Security Operations Management continues as the seminal reference on corporate security management operations. Revised and updated, topics covered in depth include: access control, selling the security budget upgrades to senior management, the evolution of security standards since 9/11, designing buildings to be safer from terrorism, improving relations between the public and private sectors, enhancing security measures during acute emergencies, and, finally, the increased security issues surrounding the threats of terrorism and cybercrime. An ideal reference for the professional, as well as a valuable teaching tool for the security student, the book includes discussion questions and a glossary of common security terms. Additionally, a brand new appendix contains contact information for academic, trade, and professional security organizations. * Fresh coverage of both the business and technical sides of security for the current corporate environment * Strategies for outsourcing security services and systems * Brand new appendix with contact information for trade, professional, and academic security organizations

Operation Management Book

Operation Management


  • Author : B. Mahadevan
  • Publisher : Pearson Education India
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 612
  • ISBN 10 : 8177585649

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Operations Management for Service Industries Book

Operations Management for Service Industries


  • Author : Glenn A. Bassett
  • Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 1992
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 261
  • ISBN 10 : 9780899307466

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Operations Management for Service Industries Excerpt :

Looking at service industries from the cost and quality management viewpoint, Bassett argues that to achieve effective service delivery, companies must move from high-volume, long-run output to low-volume and short-runs operations. He maintains that despite the inevitability of suboptimized plan and equipment utilization, inefficiencies are not inherent. His book outlines a vision of short-run operations based on proven principles of management and organization science, and provides service industry management with a blueprint for successful competition.

Production and Operations Management Book

Production and Operations Management


  • Author : Singh
  • Publisher : Discovery Publishing House
  • Release Date : 1990
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 8171410804

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Contents: Organisation, An Outline of the Problem, The Classic Economic Production Quality Model, The Timing of Labour Transfers in Dual Resource Constrained Systems, Procedures for Determining Relative Frequencies of Production, Materials, A Discrete Production Switching Rule for Aggregate Planning, Replanning Frequencies for Master Production Schedules, New Technology Investments in Multistage Production Systems, Simulation Approach for Determining Maintenance Crew Size for a Machine-shop A Case Study, Quality Control, Productivity and Materials Management, Product Structure Complexity and Multilevel Lot Sizing Using Alternative Costing Policies, Budgeting in Public Enterprises.

Operations Management in the Travel Industry  2nd Edition Book

Operations Management in the Travel Industry 2nd Edition


  • Author : Peter Robinson
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2016-02-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780646107

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Operations Management in the Travel Industry 2nd Edition Excerpt :

Covering the applied managerial perspective of the travel industry, this book looks at the core disciplines and the application of theory to practice. Considering individual and corporate social responsibility, it teaches effective managerial skills by reviewing legal frameworks, quality management and marketing, financial management, and the management of shareholders and stakeholders. It discusses current trends such as sustainability and governmental emission targets against a background of the needs of a commercial business to innovate and increase profits. A valuable tool for both students and those working in the travel industry, this new edition includes new content, a revised structure and all-new international case studies.

Production And Operations Management Book

Production And Operations Management


  • Author : P Rama Murthy
  • Publisher : New Age International
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Production control
  • Pages : 28
  • ISBN 10 : 9788122415582

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Production And Operations Management Excerpt :

This Book Is Specially Designed For B.Tech And Mba Students. It Explains In A Simple But Thorough Manner, The Fundamental Concepts And Techniques Involved In Both Production And Operations Management. Sufficient Examples Are Included Throughout The Text To Illustrate These Concepts And Techniques.

Manager s Guide to Operations Management Book

Manager s Guide to Operations Management


  • Author : John Kamauff
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2009-10-09
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071713184

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Manager s Guide to Operations Management Excerpt :

The secrets to improving operations while maintaining the highest quality How do you operate at maximum efficiency with minimum cost? Manager’s Guide to Operations Management addresses one of the most pressing business issues of our time by offering easy-toimplement advice on creating the most effective, streamlined operations possible. This quick-reference guide explains how to: Improve your production processes Boost quality using the Six Sigma approach Manage supply chains and inventory Forecast, plan, and schedule efficiently With Manager’s Guide to Operations Management, you have the tools you need to ensure a smooth, steady work flow while producing products and services of the highest quality—the secret to business success.

Operations Management Book
Score: 4.5
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Operations Management


  • Author : Alison Bettley
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Release Date : 2005-10-03
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN 10 : 1412919037

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`This reader is an outstanding piece of work. It captures the essence of operations management by providing an interesting and sometimes provoking set of readings. It also provides an excellent review of the topic. Its approach to operations management is both topical and comprehensive. The editors have done an outstanding job of including many of the significant recent developments in the area, particularly in the technology and operations strategy areas' - Nigel Slack, Professor of Operations Strategy, Warwick University

Building Intuition Book

Building Intuition


  • Author : Dilip Chhajed
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-07-11
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 0387736999

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This is the first book in the field that uses the power of the basic models and principles to provide students and managers with an "intuitive understanding" of operations management. The book touches on nine fundamental models and principles, and outlines the key insights behind each one. Some of the very biggest names in the Management Science field have developed and carefully written these chapters on the field’s basic models.