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Operations Management in Context

ISBN-10: 0750681985

ISBN-13: 9780750681988

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Frank Rowbotham, Masoud Azhashemi, Les Galloway

List price: $62.95
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Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practise of operations management and its role within organizations. The structure is clear and logical, leading newcomers to this subject through the topics in a way to maximize comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualize learning. Chapters are structured to enable incremental and progressive learning with a logical development of the content. Each chapter is linked and ends with a summary of the key points to aid revision. Exercises and self-assessment questions are included to reinforce learning and maintain variety, with answers included at the end of the book. * Written in a clear and logical style; ideal for students who are taking the subject for the first time. * Key issues will be highlighted and supported by real life case studies from a hospital to the Channel tunnel. * Self assessment questions and feedback to reinforce learning. Instructor's Manual is available on line.
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Book details

List price: $62.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/22/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 452
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892

Les Galloway (1912-1990), while still a teenager, shipped out to New Zealand as a seaman; a few years later he dropped out of college to enlist in the Bolivian army. For most of his life he was a commercial fisherman out of San Francisco. His stories were published in Esquire and Prairie Schooner.

The operations function
The context of operations management
Organisation of the operations process
Design and measurement of work
Managing productivity at work
Planning and control of work1: capacity
Planning and control of work 2: materials
Batch and flow scheduling
Project planning and control
Purchasing and supply chain management
Quality management
Strategic issues in operations management
Case studies
Answers to self test questions
Index