OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: DECISIONS & CASES https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260368106.jpeg 8 2021 9781260368109 Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases is an ideal book for the instructor seeking a short text with cases. This book employs a cross-functional perspective that emphasizes strategy and critical thinking, appealing to non-majors and practical for use in an MBA level or undergraduate course in operations management. The size and focus of the book also make the text attractive for the cross-functional curriculum where students are required to purchase more than one text. The eighteen cases offer variety in length and rigor; and several are from Ivey, Stanford, and Darden. This mix makes the book appropriate for both undergraduates and MBA students.
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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: DECISIONS & CASES

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: DECISIONS & CASES, 8th Edition

ISBN10: 1260368106 | ISBN13: 9781260368109
By Roger Schroeder, Susan Goldstein

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Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases is an ideal book for the instructor seeking a short text with cases. This book employs a cross-functional perspective that emphasizes strategy and critical thinking, appealing to non-majors and practical for use in an MBA level or undergraduate course in operations management. The size and focus of the book also make the text attractive for the cross-functional curriculum where students are required to purchase more than one text. The eighteen cases offer variety in length and rigor; and several are from Ivey, Stanford, and Darden. This mix makes the book appropriate for both undergraduates and MBA students.

1. The Operations Function
2. Operations and Supply Chain Strategy
3. Product Design
4. Process Selection
5. Service Delivery System Design
6. Process-Flow Analysis
7. Lean Thinking and Lean Systems
8. Managing Quality
9. Quality Control and Improvement
10. Forecasting
11. Capacity Planning
12. Scheduling Operations
13. Project Planning and Scheduling
14. Independent Demand Inventory
15. Materials Requirements Planning and ERP
16. Supply Chain Management
17. Sourcing
18. Global Logistics
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About the Author

Roger Schroeder

Donaldson Chair in Operations Management at the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. He is also the Co-Director of the Juran Center for Leadership in Quality and has earned an appointment as a Distinguished Teaching Professor. He received the B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering with high distinction from the University of Minnesota, MSIE University of Minnesota and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Prior to joining the University of Minnesota, he taught at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and was an analyst for the office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense. Professor Schroeder has received research grants from the Ford Foundation, American Production and Inventory Control Society, Exxon Education Foundation and the National Science Foundation. He is a recipient of the Morse Award for outstanding teaching at the University of Minnesota.

Susan Goldstein

Susan Meyer Goldstein is Associate Professor in the Supply Chain and Operations Department at the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota. She earned a B.S. degree in Genetics and Cell Biology and an M.B.A. at the University of Minnesota and worked in the health care industry for several years. She later obtained a Ph.D. in operations management from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. She has served on the faculty at the University of Minnesota since 1998 and was a Visiting Professor at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis for two years. Her current research investigates the link between service process design and process performance, and she is currently working with a Minnesota hospital that has been achieving one of the lowest heart attack mortality rates in the United States. She is also interested in issues related to aging service workers, operations strategy, and service quality. Her research has been published in Decision Sciences, Journal of Operations Management, and Production and Operations Management, among others. She is Associate Editor at Journal of Operations Management, Decision Science Journal, Quality Management Journal, and Service Industries Journal and serves on the editorial boards of many operations and service journals. She is the recipient of several research awards and research grants, and received the 2011 Carlson School of Management Teaching Award.

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