Operations Management in Context / Edition 2

Operations Management in Context / Edition 2

by Frank Rowbotham, Les Galloway, Masoud Azhashemi
     
 

Operations Management in Context provides students with excellent grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organizations.

Structured in a clear and logical manner, it gradually leads newcomers to this subject through each topic area, highlighting key issues, and using practical case study material and examples

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Overview

Operations Management in Context provides students with excellent grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organizations.

Structured in a clear and logical manner, it gradually leads newcomers to this subject through each topic area, highlighting key issues, and using practical case study material and examples to contextualize learning. Each chapter is structured logically and concludes with summary material to aid revision. Exercises and self-assessment questions are included to reinforce learning and maintain variety, with answers included at the end of the text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750681988
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

The operations function; The context of operations management; Organisation of the operations process; Design and measurement of work; Managing productivity at work; Planning and control of work: the management of capacity; Planning and control of work: the management of materials; Scheduling batch and flow processes; Project planning and control; Purchasing and supply chain management; Quality management; Strategic issues in operations management; Case studies.

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