Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

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Covering the most critical topics and strategies in the field, Essentials of Operations Management provides business students with the most up-to-date coverage of modern topics not always found in other texts, such as human resources in operations, facility location, a€œgreena€ operations, and the balanced scorecard approach to operations. Author Scott Young draws on his many years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and MBA level to provide the essential content necessary for success in operationsa€”in an affordable text. Key Features Includes a complete chapter (Chapter 4) on managing the operations workforcea€”an important topic for the well-rounded operations manager Applies a€œThe Balanced Scorecarda€ approach to operations in Chapter 5, introducing students to a performance measure that balances customer, internal processes and learning and growth measures against traditional financial measures Covers sustainable operations in Chapter 7, including discussions of a€œgreena€ operations and why they are important for any new operations manager Includes end-of-chapter projects and exercises that help students apply concepts to real-life situations Provides students with ample review opportunities through additional end-of-chapter features such as review questions, key terms, and summary pointsThe book you hold in your hand has the function of operations management to thank for putting it there. ... function. Operations management is frequently termed production and operations management, or POM. ... Serviceorganizations, thatis, hospitals, hotels, restaurants, andretailing, dothesame things that manufacturers do .

Title:Essentials of Operations Management
Author:Scott T. Young
Publisher:SAGE Publications Inc - 2009-02-18


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