Operations Management, 14th Edition
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This beloved and market-leading Operations Management book has been completely updated in the 14th edition and provides a clear presentation of the field of Operations Management with current real-world examples and thoughtful student pedagogy. The comprehensive breadth of content is presented in more modular flexible chapters, so it may be used for different course levels ranging from undergrad to executive education. That flexibility allows for the choice of more or less quantitative material and flexibility in order of presentation since chapters do not depend on sequence. The topics covered include both strategic issues and practical applications. Among the topics are forecasting, product and service design, capacity planning, management of quality and quality control, inventory management, scheduling, supply chain management, and project management. The use of an adaptive online learning enhances the student experience and success.
Ch. 2 Competitiveness, Strategy, and Productivity
Ch. 3 Forecasting
Ch. 4 Product and Service Design
SUPPLEMENT TO CHAPTER 4: Reliability
Ch. 5 Strategic Capacity Planning for Products and Services
SUPPLEMENT TO CHAPTER 5: Decision Theory
Ch. 6 Process Selection and Facility Layout
Ch. 7 Work Design and Measurement
SUPPLEMENT TO CHAPTER 7: Learning Curves
Ch. 8 Location Planning and Analysis
Ch. 9 Management of Quality
Ch. 10 Quality Control
Ch. 11 Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling
Ch. 12 Inventory Management
Ch. 13 MRP and ERP
Ch. 14 JIT and Lean Operations
SUPPLEMENT TO CHAPTER 14: Maintenance
Ch. 15 Supply Chain Management
Ch. 16 Scheduling
Ch. 17 Project Management
Ch. 18 Management of Waiting Lines
Ch. 19 Linear Programming
Appendix A: Answers to Selected Problems
Appendix B: Tables
Appendix C: Working with the Normal Distribution
Appendix D: Ten Things to Remember Beyond the Final Exam
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