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What is included with this book?
Ideal for Advanced Undergraduate and Postgraduate students, this book builds on concepts from Strategic Management, Operations Management, Marketing and HRM to give students a comprehensive understanding of Operations Strategy.
New to this edition
· An approach that highlights some of the developments in operations strategy, especially how its concepts are having wider application.
· Many new and updated examples, which cover the topical issues in operations strategy. Two thirds of the examples used are new or updated for to this edition.
· The inclusion of some new material relating to such issues as the links between operations management and strategy, triadic supply relationships, knowledge management, and organizational ambidexterity.
· New longer cases, but retaining those that proved popular from the previous edition. These cases can still be used form the basis of a whole course in operations strategy.
Chapter 1: Operations strategy – developing resources and processes for strategic impact
Chapter 2: Operations performance
Chapter 3: Substitutes for strategy
Chapter 4: Capacity strategy
Chapter 5: Purchasing and supply strategy
Chapter 6: Process technology strategy
Chapter 7: Improvement strategy
Chapter 8: Product and service development and organization
Chapter 9: The process of operations strategy – Formulation and implementation
Chapter 10: The process of operations strategy – Monitoring and control