Operations Management: Providing Value in Goods and Services
Operations Management, Third Edition, is a student-friendly text that consistently covers the most important key concepts and recent trends in production and operations management. This new third edition covers such universal and vital issues as facility, layout, quality control, supply chain management, and scheduling control - providing an excellent tool in preparing students to move from classroom concepts to workplace implementation.
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