Operations Management Cases
William V. Gehrlein's Operations Management Cases provides a new collection of cases suited for introductory OM students. These OM cases have all been classroom tested with undergraduates and MBA's and are unique in providing plenty of teachable and tested analysis opportunities for students. Gehrlein's book provides cases on all OM topics, with plenty of emphasis on analytic topics such as forecasting, inventory and scheduling.
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