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Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

by Ray Wild
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An abridged version of "Operations Management" for more introductory courses. The book uses a life-cycle structure which takes students through the entire operations process from beginning to end

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ISBN-13: 9780826452719
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/01/2002
Edition description: 5TH BK&CDR

Table of Contents

PART 1: OPERATING SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. 1. The Nature of Operating Systems and Operations Management. PART 2: THE CONTEXT OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT. 2. Business and Operations Policy. 3. Operations Management and other Business Functions. 4. Operations Economics and Costs. PART 3: THE ARRANGEMENT OF FACILITIES. 5. Location of Facilities. 6. The Layout of Facilities and Materials Handling. PART 4: WORK AND WORK SYSTEMS. 7. Work and Work Methods. 8. Work Measurement and Work Standards. 9. Workplaces, Technology and Jobs. 10. Payment and Incentives. PART 5: CAPACITY MANAGEMENT. 11. Capacity Managment. PART 6: OPERATIONS SCHEDULING. 12. Activity Scheduling. 13. Project Management and Network Scheduling. 14. Scheduling for Batch Processing. 15. The Design and Scheduling of Flow Processing Systems. PART 7: MATERIALS MANAGEMENT. 16. Materials Management and Supply Chains. 17. Inventory Management. PART 8: THE CONTROL OF OPERATING SYSTEMS. 18. Operations Control Principles. 19. Management of Quality. 20. Quality Control and Reliability. 21. Maintenance and Replacement. 22. Performance Measurement. Appendix.

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