Operations Management in Context
Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organisations.
The structure is clear and logical, leading the newcomer to the subject through the topics in a way to maximise comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualise 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 met in the text 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. The text is accompanied by a lecturer's supplement.
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 and examples from business
Self assessment questions and feedback to reinforce learning
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Chapter 1 The operations function
Chapter 2 The context of operations management
Chapter 3 Organization of the operations process
Chapter 4 Design and measurement of work
Chapter 5 Managing productivity at work
the management of capacity
the management of materials
Chapter 8 Scheduling batch and flow processes
Other editions - View all
achieve activities activity on node Alton Towers analysis approach areas ation batch bottleneck calculate cent changes Chapter chart common cause variation competition completion components decisions delivery demand diagram effect efficiency Enterprise resource planning example Exercise facilities factors failure finance firm’s flexibility forecast Gantt chart identified important increase input inventory involved kanban labour layout manufacturing Manufacturing resources planning master schedule materials materials requirement planning means measurement ment method study needs objectives operation’s operations function operations management organization output performance planning and control problems product or service products and services reduced reorder result sample shown in Figure specification staff standard Statistical process control strategy suppliers Table task techniques tion Total quality management True or false usually variety volume week