9780130782991

Operations Management and CD-ROM and Additional Problems and Exercises Package

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130782991

  • ISBN10:

    0130782998

  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This book provides readers with a state-of-the-art overview of operations management. It shows the fundamental principles of operations and how they relate to effectively producing goods and services. A thorough discussion of service operations recognizes the fact that a dominant proportion of jobs and operations decisions exist in services. Strong global emphasis (includes international, multi-domestic, global, and transnational strategies) demonstrates to readers how world economies tie together. Other chapter topics cover operations and productivity; operations strategy for competitive advantage; operations in a global environment; forecasting; managing quality; statistical process control; 7s: operations technology, the internet, and ERP; human resources and job design; supply chain management; e-commerce and operations management; project management; and maintenance and reliability. For individuals interested in operations management--and the challenges of cultural, ethical, and critical issues in business today.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT.

1. Operations and Productivity.
2. Operations Strategy for Competitive Advantage.
3. Operations in a Global Environment.
4. Forecasting.

II. DESIGNING OPERATIONS.

5. Design of Goods and Services.
6. Managing Quality.
6S: Statistical Process Control.
7. Process Strategy and Capacity Planning.
7S: Operations Technology, the Internet, and ERP.
8. Location Strategies.
9. Layout Strategy.
10. Human Resources and Job Design.
10S: Work Measurement.

III. MANAGING OPERATIONS.

11. Supply Chain Management.
11S. E-Commerce and Operations Management.
12. Inventory Management.
12S: Just-in-Time Systems.
13. Aggregate Planning.
14. Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
15. Short-Term Scheduling.
16. Project Management.
17. Maintenance and Reliability.

TUTORIALS ON STUDENT CD: 1. Statistical Tools for Managers.
2. Acceptance Sampling.
3. The Simplex Method of Linear Programming.
4. The MODI and VAM Methods of Solving Transportation Problems.

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