Strategic Operations Management

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Routledge, 2013 - Business & Economics - 497 pages
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This revitalized new edition of Strategic Operations Managementfocuses on the four core themes of operations strategy, a vital topic for any company's objectives: strategy, innovation, services, and supply. Expertly authored by a team of Europe's top scholars in the field, the text is enhanced by the addition of new case examples, graphic images, learning objectives, discussion questions, and suggestions for further reading. In addition, the companion website offers a comprehensive set of web links and videos to augment the learning experience. This truly comprehensive volume underscores the differences between the core theories that underpin operations management.

 Students taking MBA, MSc and MBM classes on operations management, advanced operations management, and strategic operations management will find this textbook fulfills all their requirements whilst advanced undergraduate classes in these areas will also find the book an essential read.

 

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Contents

Preface
Author biographies
Part 1 Setting the Scene
Part 2 The Big Picture of Strategic Operations
99
Part 3 Managing Strategic Operation Within Organizations
263
Part 4 The Future
469
Index
491
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About the author (2013)

Steve Brown is Professor of Management at the University of Exeter Business School, UK

John Bessant currently holds the Chair in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Exeter Business School, UK

Richard Lamming is Visiting Professor of Supply Chain Management at Manchester Business School, UK

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