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Operations management

Author: Nigel Slack; Stuart Chambers; Robert Johnston
Publisher: Harlow : FT/Prentice Hall, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This text presents both a logical path through the activities of operations management and an understanding of the strategic context in which operations managers work. It features worked examples of techniques discussed in the text.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Slack; Stuart Chambers; Robert Johnston
ISBN: 9780273708476 0273708473 9781405847018 1405847018
OCLC Number: 230999961
Notes: Previous edition: 2004.
Includes index.
Description: 728 pages ; 27 cm
Contents: Part One: Introduction: --
Operations management --
The strategic role and objectives of operations --
Operations strategy --
Part Two: Design: --
Process design --
The design of products and services --
Supply network design --
Forecasting --
Layout and flow --
Process technology --
Part Three: Planning And Control: --
Capacity planning and control --
Inventory planning and control --
Supply chain planning and control --
Enterprise resource planning (ERP) --
Lean operations and JIT --
Project planning and control --
Quality planning and control --
Part Four: Improvement: --
Operations improvement --
Failure prevention and recovery --
Total quality management --
Part Five: The operations challenge: --
The operations challenge.
Responsibility: Nigel Slack.

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