Gaining Control: Managing Capacity and Priorities / Edition 3

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In this new edition of Gaining Control, the authors present best practices for optimizing control of manufacturing processes to meet business objectives. This reliable resource includes real solutions for measurable improvements in effectiveness, employee engagement, and morale. Written by leading experts, it’s perfect for anyone who manages production facilities or supply chains and includes updated coverage of many new developments.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471979920
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/10/2006
  • Series: Oliver Wight Companies Series , #17
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 336
  • Sales rank: 1,088,603
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Meet the Author

JAMES G. CORRELL is Prin-cipal of Oliver Wight Americas, Inc. Certified by the Association for Operations Management (APICS) in production and in-ventory management at the Fellow level, he has presented several papers at APICS international conferences.

KEVIN HERBERT has been an Oliver Wight Associate since 1998. He was formerly Eastman Kodak's director of supply chain management-logistics for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He is a member of APICS, and has taught students how to achieve qualification for the APICS Diploma in Production and Inventory Management (DPIM).

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Table of Contents



Cast of Characters.

One. Out of Control.

Two. Gaining Knowledge.

Three. Constructing Routings and Work Centers.

Four. Mastering Dispatching and Scheduling.

Five. Understanding Detail Capacity Planning.

Six. Controlling the Flow of Work.

Seven. Applying Rough-Cut Capacity Planning.

Eight. Joining Forces.

Nine. Scheduling to Capacity Constraints.

Ten. Eliminating Waste and Variability.

Eleven. Advanced Planning, Optimizing, & Scheduling.

Twelve. Moving Ahead.


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