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Operations management is important, exciting, challenging … and everywhere you
• Important, because it enables organisations to provide services and products
that we all need
• Exciting, because it is central to constant changes in customer preference,
networks of supply and demand, and developments in technology
• Challenging, because solutions must be must be financially sound, resource-
efficient, as well as environmentally and socially responsible
• And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all
experience and manage processes and operations.
‘Operations Management’ focuses on the sustainable and socially responsible imperatives
of operations management, using over 120 cases and illustrations of real-life operations
around the world, including Apple, Médecins Sans Frontières, Amazon, Ecover,
Dyson, Disneyland Paris, Google, The North Face, and many more.
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Table of Contents
Guide to ‘operations in practice’, examples, short cases and case studies
Making the most of this book and MyOMLab
To the Instructor
To the Student
Ten steps to getting a better grade in operations management
About the authors
Part One INTRODUCTION
1 Operations management
2 Operations performance
3 Operations strategy
Part Two DESIGN
4 Process design
5 Innovation and design in services and products
6 Supply network design
Supplement to Chapter 6 – Forecasting
7 Layout and ﬂow
8 Process technology
9 People, jobs and organization
Supplement to Chapter 9 – Work study
Part Three DELIVER – PLANNING AND CONTROL
10 The nature of planning and control
11 Capacity management
Supplement to Chapter 11 – Analytical queuing models
12 Inventory planning and control
13 Supply chain management
14 Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
Supplement to Chapter 14 – Materials requirements planning (MRP)
15 Lean synchronization
16 Project management
17 Quality management
Supplement to Chapter 17 – Statistical process control (SPC)
Part Four IMPROVEMENT
18 Operations improvement
19 Risk management
20 Organizing for improvement
Part Five CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
21 Operations and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
Notes on chapters