Operations Management: Text and CD-ROM, Volume 1
A comprehensive guide to the processes of producing goods and services, this title both explains the necessary ideas and concepts and outlines the procedures and techniques involved. The text sets the understanding of operations management in an international context and explains how understanding of these issues relates to other areas of management.
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The Context of Operations Management
The Arrangement of Facilities
Work and Work Systems
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achieved Activity on node activity scheduling allocation approach appropriate areas average batch processing batch sizes buffer stock business policy calculated capacity management changes consider control chart curve customer service cycle decisions defective demand determine distribution duration economic order quantity elements ensure equipment example exist facilities factors forecast function given identified increase influence input inspection inventory management involved kanban labour line of balance machine manufacture Materials requirements planning method minimize movement nature normally objectives operating system operations management order quantity organization output stocks period possible preventive maintenance problem procedure purchasing quality level queue relationship reliability replenishment resource utilization sample sequence shown in Figure situation specification standard station stockout strategy suppliers supply system structure Table technique throughput TOPIC MAP total cost transport unit variable worker