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Operations Management in Context

Galloway, Les, Rowbotham, Frank, Azhashemi, Masoud

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ISBN 10: 0750642807 / ISBN 13: 9780750642804
Published by Butterworth-Heinemann, 2000
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Title: Operations Management in Context

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

Publication Date: 2000

Book Condition:Good

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Operations Management in Context is a straightforward and accessible text which provides students with a good grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organisations.

The structure is clear and logical, leading the newcomer to the subject through the topics in a way to maximise comprehension, highlighting key issues and using case studies and examples from business to contextualise learning. Chapters are structured to enable incremental and progressive learning with a logical development of the content. Each chapter is linked and ends with a summary of the key points met in the text to aid revision. Exercises and self assessment questions are included to reinforce learning and maintain variety, with answers included at the end of the book. The text is accompanied by a lecturer's supplement.

Written in a clear and logical style; ideal for students who are taking the subject for the first time
Key issues will be highlighted and supported by real life case studies and examples from business
Self assessment questions and feedback to reinforce learning

From the Back Cover:

All managers are operations managers since all finctions within an organization are productive activities. It goes without saying that all functions should be carried out efficiently and effectively. The operations function is at teh heart of all manufacturing and service enterprises, and unless this core operation is carried out effectively, there is little hope that the organization as a whole will be effective.

This new edition of Operations Management in Context provides:

* a clear and logical text; ideal for students who are taking the subject for the first time
* an easy to understand approach avoiding a mathematical and technique driven approach
* small exercises and discussion topics that promote debate and interest
* key issues highlighted and supported by real life case studies from a hospital to the Channel tunnel.
* a series of self-assessment questions that test understanding
* A web resource with instructor's support material

The second edition of this successful text has been updated to include extensions of the earlier material covered and the recent developments in operations management, including technology, empowerment, six sigma and social and environmental responsibility.

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