ISBN 9780070700666,Manager's Guide To Operations Management

Manager's Guide To Operations Management



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780070700666

ISBN-10 0070700664


Number of Pages 272 Pages
Language (English)


How do you operate at maximum efficiency with minimum cost? Manager's Guide to Operations Management addresses one of the most pressing business issues of our time by offering easy-to implement advice on creating the most effective, streamlined operations possible. This quick-reference guide explains how to: Improve your production processes Boost quality using the Six Sigma approach Manage supply chains and inventory Forecast, plan, and schedule efficiently With Manager's Guide to Operations Management, you have the tools you need to ensure a smooth, steady work flow while producing products and services of the highest quality the secret to business success. ABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Operations Management: Combining Art, Science, and Good Shoes 2. Operations Management as a System 3. Just in Time and Lean Operations 4. Strategic Cost Reductions 5. Logistics and Distribution 6. Planning and Controlling the Supply Chain 7. Material Requirements Planning 8. Outsourcing 9. Objectives, Measures and Controls 10. The Human Element in Operations Management 11. Corporate Social Responsibility 12. Questions Operations Managers Ask 13. Operations Management in Action