Overview

Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organisations.

The structure is clear and logical, leading the newcomer to the subject through the topics in a way to maximise comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualise learning. Chapters are...
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Operations Management in Context

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Overview

Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organisations.

The structure is clear and logical, leading the newcomer to the subject through the topics in a way to maximise comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualise learning. Chapters are structured to enable incremental and progressive learning with a logical development of the content. Each chapter is linked and ends with a summary of the key points met in the text to aid revision. Exercises and self assessment questions are included to reinforce learning and maintain variety, with answers included at the end of the book. The text is accompanied by a lecturer's supplement.

Audience: First and second year Business Studies students, degree and HND, meeting Operations Management for the first time. Certificate in Management Studies and professional qualification courses with a general management content.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136003691
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 448
  • File size: 6 MB

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 work1: capacity; Planning and control of work 2: materials; Batch and flow scheduling; Project planning and control; Purchasing and supply chain management; Quality management; Strategic issues in operations management; Case studies; Answers to self test questions; Index.

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