ISBN 9788120332034,Production And Operations Management

Production And Operations Management


R. B. Khanna



PHI learning Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788120332034

ISBN-10 8120332032


Number of Pages 536 Pages
Language (English)


This well-balanced text with its fine blend of theory and applications, gives an in-depth analysis of the multidimensional aspects of production and operations management in an easy-to-understand style. Employing an innovative approach, the author, with his rich and varied experience as an academic, administrator and accomplished writer, shows how the use of modern advanced technology gives a fillip to production processes and significantly helps production and operations management. The book clearly demonstrates the use of special software packages to solve actual problems. Divided into six parts, this textbook exposes the readers to the challenges of production and operations management: WHY Necessity of Production and Operations management WHAT Product/Service design, product quality and other issues HOW Process design and related issues WHERE Plant location, layout and capacity WHEN Planning and control of production operations WHO Human relations issues that affect production and operations The concepts are illustrated with the help of several interesting examples culled from the Indian business scenario to help the students understand the complexities of managing operations related to the Indian context. KEY FEATURES : Provides numerous solved examples and answers to all chapter-end numerical problems Covers concepts in Service Operations in almost every chapter in addition to the traditional manufacturing operations Acquaints the reader with the latest techniques available in production and operations management The book is suitable for MBA students, undergraduate and postgraduate students of Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering and Industrial Engineering. Besides, this book would also be a very handy reference for practising managers. An instructor’s manual/CD containing PowerPoint slides and solutions to chapter-end problems is available for the teachers.