Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management
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1. Introduction
2. The Process View of the Organization
3. Understanding the Supply Process: Evaluating Process Capacity
4. Estimating and Reducing Labor Costs
5. Batching and Other Flow Interruptions: Setup Times and the Economic Order Quantity Model
6. The Link between Operations and Finance
7. Quality and Statistical Process Control
8. Lean Operations and the Toyota Production System
9. Variablity and Its Impact on Process Performance: Waiting Time Problems
10. The Impact of Variability on Process Performance: Throughput Losses
11. Scheduling to Prioritize Demand
12. Project Management
13. Forecasting
14. Betting on Uncertain Demand: The Newsvendor Model
15. Assemble-to-Order, Make-to-Order, and Quick Response with Reactive Capacity
16. Service Levels and Lead Times in Supply Chains: The Order-up-to Inventory Model
17. Risk-Pooling Strategies to Reduce and Hedge Uncertainty
18. Revenue Management with Capacity Controls
19. Supply Chain with Capacity Coordination


1. Statistics Tutorial
2. Tables
3. Evaluation of the Loss Function
4. Equations and Approximations
5. Solutions to Selected Practice Problems