Operations Management for Competitive Advantage
Chase, Jacobs and Aquilano: Operations Management for Competitive Advantage, 11/e (CJA) provides a current and thorough introduction to the concepts, processes, and methods of managing and controlling operations in manufacturing or service settings. The text provides comprehensive coverage, from high-tech manufacturing to high touch services with a balanced treatment. Chase, Jacobs, and Aquilano also thoroughly integrates and discusses current issues such as globalization; supply chain strategy, E-business, and ERP. The concepts are illustrated by using abundant real world examples, articles, illustrations, problems and cases. Technology is integral to the success of this course, as such, CJA also provide students and instructors with an innovative array of leading edge technology learning and teaching tools.
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activities analysis assembly line Assume average bottleneck calculated capacity Changing Cells chapter chart competitive complete components constraints critical path cycle decision defined delivery demand distribution economic order quantity employees enterprise resource planning equipment estimate example Exhibit expected exponential smoothing factors firm firm's flow forecast function Gantt chart IKEA improvement industry inventory investment kanban labor Lasik layout linear programming machine center manufacturing mass customization material material requirements planning measure method minutes Operations Management output percent performance period planning plant Poka-yoke problem profit Project Management quantity reduce safety stock sample schedule setup simulation Six Sigma solution solve Solver specific spreadsheet standard deviation suppliers supply chain task techniques variables waiting Wal-Mart week workers workstation