Essential Operations Management

Essential Operations Management

A concise and practical introduction to OM examining tasks and challenges faced by operations managers, featuring new video interviews with businesspeople showing how 'key ideas' from the text work in the real world, as well as a range of engaging case studies from global organizations.

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

Based on the market-leading Operations Management text, this is the ideal book for those wanting a more concise introduction to the subject, focusing on essential core topics, without compromising on the authoritative, clear and highly practical approach that has become the trademark of the authors. Revised and updated to reflect the ever-changing world of operations management, the book is rooted in real-life practice with a wealth of examples and case studies from different sectors and industries around the world.

Production & Operations Management Essentials

Production & Operations Management Essentials

REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Topics include quality management, quality control, forecasting, product/service design, process selections, aggregate planning, scheduling, advanced manufacturing, material purchasing and maintenance, and decision making.

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

"Essentials of Operations Management" has been designed for those who want an inexpensive text that will provide only the essential information related to operations. Written by an author with many years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and MBA level, "Essentials of Operations Management" takes a global approach and places emphasis on strategy and forecasting.

ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Designing and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services is what Operations Management is all about. This book is a concise volume on all those bare essentials of Operations Management. Authored with a practical approach, the book focuses on applications involved in Operations Management which are used to streamline the systems and functions of any organization. The chapters are well-supported with Cases, Solved Examples, and Numerical Problems. The book is also incorporated with Appendices on the Standard and Normal Distribution Table, the Poisson Distribution Table, and Linear Programming to make the calculations on statistics and mathematics easy. Designed as a text for the undergraduate students of Engineering (Mechanical) and postgraduate students of Management, the book is equally useful as a handy reference for Engineers, Operations Managers and Management Professionals.

Essential Microsoft Operations Manager

Essential Microsoft Operations Manager

Provides information on the features and functions of the Microsoft operations manager tool.

Essential Guide to Operations Management

Concepts and Case Notes

Essential Guide to Operations Management

This book is a novel treatment of Operations Management. It takes a fresh insight to this increasingly important topic, exploring fundamental principles equally applicable to service and manufacturing situations. The book adapts a strategic stance by providing a framework for effective decision making and is aimed at practising managers who need to design working processes, manage change and make decisions within a strategic framework. The framework and supporting case vignettes allow the practitioner to grasp essential concepts quickly in a range of different operational contexts. "Bamford and Forrester have done an excellent job in creating a concise, salient, and appealing approach - they have captured the essential elements of designing processes, products and work organizations; exploring approaches to operations planning and control; managing change through effective project management and technology transfer; and then managing quality and improvement strategies". —Professor Rob Handfield, Professor of Supply Chain Management, North Carolina State University, USA "This is an excellent concise text that introduces students to all of the key areas - it's an invaluable aid for students in understanding all of the major aspects of operations and their importance to the success of businesses". —Professor Steve Brown, Professor of Management, University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, UK "For today's or tomorrow's business leaders this text has well structured invaluable content ready for immediate adoption. Follow the guide, put it into practice, and the rewards will follow". —Mr Vernon Barker, Managing Director, First TransPennine Express, First Group Plc, UK "This book combines technical theory 'book smarts' with real life experience 'street smarts' in a flowing read". —Mr Stephen Oliver, Vice President Marketing & Sales, Vicor Corporation, Boston, USA

Essential Tools for Operations Management

Tools, Models and Approaches for Managers and Consultants

Essential Tools for Operations Management

The third book in the Essential Tools For series... on the topic of Operations Management Based on Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn's successful The Essential Management Toolbox, this book focuses in greater depth on the topic of Operations Management. This third book covers the areas of marketing, CRM and Product Development. It offers the business person and consultant the tools to help the business person define and control these areas within their business. Check out the new series website featuring sample chapters, tool of the month and solve your management problems by talking direct to the author www.essentialtoolsseries.com Third book in a new series that see's Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn’s The Essential Toolbox broken down and expanded to find the essential tools for a range of business areas This volume includes 30% new material in the form of new tools and techniques for guiding consultants Covers: Strategic Management; Business Planning; Product Development; People Management; Supply Chain Management Active author, Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn speaks regularly About the Author: Simon Burtonshaw-Gunn is a practising management consultant with over 30 years experience in both the public and private sectors and covering a range of organizations and industries. He holds two Master's degrees and a PhD in various Strategic Management topics. Book includes a forward by Malik Salameh.

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

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 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