Modern production/operations management
Provides a conceptual and analytical operations management framework for both manufacturing and service firms. The thrust of this new edition is more quantitative in approach and more comprehensive in its discussion of strategic issues. Provides treatments of multi-criteria decision methods, quality control, and operations strategy not found in other texts. Divided into four sections, the first convincingly demonstrates that the operations function is of paramount importance in the success of a firm. The second section presents quantitative models, and the third and final sections discuss the design of operations systems, advanced technologies, strategy, formulation and implementation.
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Productive Systems of Significance
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activity actual aggregate planning allocation alternate analysis basic branch breakdown buffer inventory buffer stock centers changes criteria cycle Decision Rule Delphi Delphi method demand developed distribution cost Dmax economic economic order quantity effect Equation equipment estimate evaluate example exponential smoothing facilities forecast forecast errors Fourier series function increase industry innovations inventory control system inventory costs inventory level involved job design labor layout linear programming Lost sales machine maintenance Management Science managerial manufacturing materials methods moving average national warehouse operations optimal output overtime percent performance period personnel plant Poisson distribution policies predictions present value preventive maintenance problem productive system regression regression analysis reorder requirements result safety stock schedule service level shown in Figure solution standard strategy subjective factors Table total incremental cost units variable variations waiting line warehouse location week workers