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Operations management

Operations management

Slack, Nigel, author; Johnston, Robert, 1953- author; Brandon-Jones, Alistair, author

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eBook, Electronic resource, Book. English. Electronic books.
Seventh edition
Published Harlow, England: Pearson, 2013
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Edition statement: Nigel Slack, Alistair Brandon-Jones, Robert Johnston.
ISBN: 129971191X, 9780273776208, 9781299711914
Note: Includes Internet access.
Note: 4 x Single User License.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Description based on print version record.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 733 pages) : colour illustrations
Subject: Production management.

Contents

  1. Brief contents
  2. Guide to ‘operations in practice’, examples, short cases and case studies
  3. Making the most of this book and MyOMLab
  4. Preface
  5. To the Instructor
  6. To the Student
  7. Ten steps to getting a better grade in operations management
  8. About the authors
  9. Acknowledgements
  10. Part One INTRODUCTION
  11. 1 Operations management
  12. 2 Operations performance
  13. 3 Operations strategy
  14. Part Two DESIGN
  15. 4 Process design
  16. 5 Innovation and design in services and products
  17. 6 Supply network design
  18. Supplement to Chapter 6 – Forecasting
  19. 7 Layout and flow
  20. 8 Process technology
  21. 9 People, jobs and organization
  22. Supplement to Chapter 9 – Work study
  23. Part Three DELIVER – PLANNING AND CONTROL
  24. 10 The nature of planning and control
  25. 11 Capacity management
  26. Supplement to Chapter 11 – Analytical queuing models
  27. 12 Inventory planning and control
  28. 13 Supply chain management
  29. 14 Enterprise resource planning (ERP)
  30. Supplement to Chapter 14 – Materials requirements planning (MRP)
  31. 15 Lean synchronization
  32. 16 Project management
  33. 17 Quality management
  34. Supplement to Chapter 17 – Statistical process control (SPC)
  35. Part Four IMPROVEMENT
  36. 18 Operations improvement
  37. 19 Risk management
  38. 20 Organizing for improvement
  39. Part Five CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
  40. 21 Operations and corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  41. Notes on chapters
  42. Glossary
  43. Index

Description

Were you looking for the book with access to MyOMLab? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyOMLab. Buy Operations Management with MyOMLab access card 7e (ISBN 9780273776291) if you need access to the MyLab as well, and save money on this brilliant resource.

 

Operations management is important, exciting, challenging … and everywhere you

look!

 

• Important, because it enables organisations to provide services and products

that we all need

• Exciting, because it is central to constant changes in customer preference,

networks of supply and demand, and developments in technology

• Challenging, because solutions must be must be financially sound, resource-

efficient, as well as environmentally and socially responsible

• And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all

experience and manage processes and operations.

 

‘Operations Management’ focuses on the sustainable and socially responsible imperatives

of operations management, using over 120 cases and illustrations of real-life operations

around the world, including Apple, Médecins Sans Frontières, Amazon, Ecover,

Dyson, Disneyland Paris, Google, The North Face, and many more.

 

Need extra support? This product is the book alone, and does NOT come with access to MyOMLab.

 

This title can be supported by MyOMLab, an online homework and tutorial system which can be used by students for self-directed study or fully integrated into an instructor's course.

You can benefit from MyOMLab at a reduced price by purchasing a pack containing a copy of the book and an access card for MyOMLab: Operations Management with MyOMLab access card 6e (ISBN 9780273776291). Alternatively, buy access to MyOMLab and the eText – an online version of the book - online at www.myomlab.com.

For educator access, contact your Pearson Account Manager. To find out who your account manager is, visit www.pearsoned.co.uk/replocator

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Operations management is important, exciting, challenging … and everywhere you

look!

 

• Important, because it enables organizations to provide services and products

that we all need

• Exciting, because it is central to constant changes in customer preference,

networks of supply and demand, and developments in technology

• Challenging, because solutions must be must be financially sound, resource-

efficient, as well as environmentally and socially responsible

• And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all

experience and manage processes and operations.

 

Operations Management focuses on the sustainable and socially responsible imperatives

of operations management, using over 120 cases and illustrations of real-life operations

around the world, including Apple, Médecins Sans Frontières, Amazon, Ecover,

Dyson, Disneyland Paris, Google, The North Face, and many more.

 

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