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Introduction to Operations and Supply Chain Management

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ISBN-10: 0131791036

ISBN-13: 9780131791039

Edition: 2nd 2008

Authors: Robert B. Handfield, Cecil B. Bozarth, Howard J. Weiss

List price: $209.60
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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.
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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: 2.794
Language: English

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…    

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
Sourcing Decisions and the Purchasing Process
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