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Operations Management By Nigel Slack

Operations Management
by Nigel Slack

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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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Operations Management by Nigel Slack

This revised and fully up-dated edition of Operations Management continues to provide students with a clear, well-structured and comprehensive treatment of operations management. It successfully presents both a logical path through the activities of operations management and an understanding of the strategic context in which operations managers work.The changes in this third edition make learning easier and more effective.New features: * Critical Commentaries' in all chapters - a new pedagogical feature which proposes alternative views to those discussed in the chapter;* Worked examples of techniques discussed in the text;* Coverage of ISO 14000;* Enhanced Website to include: separate lecturer and student introductions to each chapter; new, interactive MCQs; answers to casestudy and boxed feature questions from the text;* Chapters 3 Operations Strategy, 8 Process Technology, 13 Supply Chain Management and 21 The Operations Challenge are substantially revised;* Entire book in 4 colour, with more colour photographs and illustrations.Classic Features: * THE authoritative, managerial view of the subject;* Practically orientated - boxed real-life examples of operations management in act

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Operations Management Reviews

"I can honestly say that each edition gets better and better. Not only do my colleagues and I appreciate the clarity and relevance of the book for teaching purposes, but my students also like it, citing it as one of the most readable, up to date and well-referenced texts they use." Dr Ruth J Boaden, Senior Lecturer in Operations Management, Manchester School of Management

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION 1. Operations Management 2. The Strategic Role and Objectives of Operations 3. Operations Strategy PART 2: DESIGN 4. Design in Operations Management 5. The Design of Products and Services 6. Design of the Operations Network 7. Layout and Flow 8. Process Technology 9. Job Design and Work Organisation PART 3: PLANNING AND CONTROL 10. The Nature of Planning and Control 11. Capacity Planning and Control 12. Inventory Planning and Control 13. Supply Chain Planning and Control 14. MRP 15. Just-in-time Planning and Control 16. Project Planning and Control 17. Quality Planning and Control PART 4: IMPROVEMENT 18. Operations Improvement 19. Failure Prevention and Recovery 20. Total Quality Management PART 5: THE OPERATIONS CHALLENGE 21. The Operations Challenge

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Operations Management by Nigel Slack
Nigel Slack
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