Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management

ISBN-10: 0131791036
ISBN-13: 9780131791039
Edition: 2nd 2008
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Description: Audience: Core courses in Operations Management. Approach: First text to provide an integrated and comprehensive treatment of both operations and supply chain management. Competitors: Stevenson, Chase/Aquilano/Jacobs, Reid/Sanders, Finch,  More...

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Book details

List price: $209.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/10/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.102
Language: English

Audience: Core courses in Operations Management. Approach: First text to provide an integrated and comprehensive treatment of both operations and supply chain management. Competitors: Stevenson, Chase/Aquilano/Jacobs, Reid/Sanders, Finch, Burt/Dobler, and Russell/Taylor.

ROBERT B. HANDFIELD is Bank of America University Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University. The author of Re-engineering for Time-based Competition , he has published over 25 academic and professional articles on a wide range of issues related to time-based competition, procurement and sourcing strategy, environmentally friendly materials management, and TQM. Handfield was co-investigator on two National Science Foundation Research Grants: Integrating Suppliers into New Product/Process Development, and Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing: Integrating Environmental Issues into Product Design Planning and Manufacturing. His consulting clients have included Spartan Motors, Newport News Shipbuilding, Mead, Honeywell, Turkish Petroleum, ITT Avionics Division, and many others. ERNEST L. NICHOLS is Associate Professor of Operations Management, Decision Sciences Area, and Director of FedEx Center for Cycle Time Research at Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis. He is also Faculty Research Associate with the Global Procurement and Supply Chain Benchmarking Initiative at Michigan State University. Dr. Nichols' research interests and Fortune 500 consulting experiences encompass a wide array of integrated supply chain management issues. He previously served as management consultant with Dialog Systems, Inc., where his responsibilities included consulting in the areas of purchasing and materials management as well as the design, development, and support of customized materials and logistics systems software. Handfield and Nichols are the co-authors of Supply Chain Management .

Brief TOC
Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management
Operations and Supply Chain Strategies
Business Processes
Managing Quality
Managing Projects
Developing Products and Services
Process Choice and Layout Decisions in Manufacturing and Services
Managing Capacity
Supplement: Advanced Waiting Line Theory and Simulation Modeling
Forecasting
Sourcing Decisions and the Purchasing Process
Logistics
Sales and Operations Planning
Managing Inventory throughout the Supply Chain
Managing Production Across the Supply Chain
JIT/Lean Production
Supplement: Supply Chain Information Systems
Managing Information Technologies Across the Supply Chain

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