OM 3

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Cengage Learning, Feb 17, 2011 - Business & Economics - 416 pages
Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with input from more than 150 students and faculty, OM3 provides a streamlined introduction to the core concepts, techniques, and applications of contemmporary operations management. This concise, engaging, and accessible text includes a full suite of integrated learning tools--including flashcards, cases, datasets, games, and quizzes--in a convenient and affordable package perfect for today's diverse learners. OM3 contains updated examples featuring companies students will know from the news, as well as videos for every chapter, new case studies, and end-of-chapter problems, with more new material available online. Five additional chapters are available on the website for instructors who want to go further into the quantitative aspects of operations management.
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Contents

Goods Services and Operations Management
2
Value Chains
22
Measuring Performance in Operations
44
Operations Strategy
64
Technology and Operations Management
84
Goods and Service Design
100
Process Selection Design and Analysis
124
Facility and Work Design
146
Operations Scheduling and Sequencing
282
Quality Management
300
Quality Control and SPC
324
Lean Operating Systems
344
Project Management
360
Areas for the Cumulative Standard Normal Distribution
385
Factors for Control Charts
387
Random Digits
388

Supply Chain Design
168
Capacity Management
192
Forecasting and Demand Planning
210
Managing Inventories
232
Resource Management
256
Endnotes
389
Index
397
Review Card
409
FormulaCardOM3
447
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About the author (2011)

David A. Collier is the Alico Chair of Operations Management in the Lutgert College of Business at Florida Gulf Coast University. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, an M.B.A. from the University of Kentucky, and a Ph.D. in Production and Operations Management from The Ohio State University. Dr. Collier has authored five books on service and operations management and is the recipient of numerous awards for outstanding journal articles. He has also written and published eight invited book chapters, has seen seven of his cases reprinted in major marketing and operations management textbooks, and has more than 80 referenced publications. A 2004 citation review found that more than 250 journal articles have referenced Dr. Collier's research. Dr. Collier served on the 1991 and 1992 Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, and he has worked with organizations such as AT&T, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Child Health Corporation of America, Emery Worldwide, Motorola, John Glenn Institute at The Ohio State University, and the United States Postal Service. He served as faculty leader for a Six Sigma Black Belt Blended (Clicks and Bricks) Executive Program at the Fisher College of Business and has taught in the Executive M.B.A. program at the University of Warwick in England and several other international programs. His current research interest is sports analytics.

James R. Evans is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. He has served as president of the Decision Sciences Institute and served for 11 years on the board of examiners and panel of judges for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. He has been editor of the Quality Management Journal, published by the American Society for Quality and has served on editorial boards of numerous other journals. Dr. Evans has published 100 refereed papers and more than 50 editions of leading books. During the annual Quality Congress in May 2004, the American Society for Quality presented Dr. Evans and co-author Dr. Bill Lindsay with the Philip B. Crosby Medal for writing THE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL OF QUALITY. The Crosby medal was presented "for authoring a distinguished book contributing significantly to the extension of the philosophy and application of the principles, methods, and techniques of quality management.

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