Production and Operations Analysis
This text provides a survey of the analytical methods used to support the functions of production and operations management. This latest edition continues to bring the most thorough coverage of cutting-edge quantitative models used in operations, while presenting it in a clean, easy to understand fashion. There are many new problems both solved and unsolved for students to comprehend the quantitative material of the book. Furthermore, we have enhanced the technology package of this book to have more applied learning of concepts and skills for students. Lastly, technology, such as the internet, ecommerce, etc has been added to reflect the changes in how business is conducted. This text reflects Steve Nahmias' extensive teaching background and experience in both business and engineering schools. .
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