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Operations Management (SAGE Course Companions series)

Andrew Greasley

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ISBN 10: 1412918839 / ISBN 13: 9781412918831
Published by Sage Publications Ltd, 2007
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Title: Operations Management (SAGE Course ...

Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd

Publication Date: 2007

Book Condition:Good

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The Sage Course Companion on Operations Management is an accessible introduction to the subject that will help readers to extend their understanding of key concepts and enhance their thinking skills in line with course requirements. It provides support on how to revise for exams and prepare for and write assessed pieces. Readers are encouraged not only to think like an operations manager but also to think about the subject critically.

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Operations Management is a modern success story that plays an essential role in any organization. Andrew Greasley provides a clear and accessible introduction to this important area of study, focusing on all key areas of operations in both manufacturing and service industries.

Features to aid student learning include:

  • Case study boxes providing international, real-life details of operations concepts, with a focus on service industry examples.
  • Worked examples offering step-by-step guides to solving quantitative problems.
  • End-of-chapter exercises covering topics for discussion and exercises to help develop practical skills and critical thinking.
  • Further reading and annotated web-links to assist students in locating additional study materials.

"Written in a clear style, this book is down-to-earth in its approach. The examples and case studies are current and engage students; learning. It is clear that Andrew Greasley has reflected on improving students; learning ... his book will stand head and shoulders above other OM books."
—Spencer Onuh, University of Portsmouth

"The attention given to the service industry is a strong selling point."
—Lars Sørensen, Copenhagen Business School

"A comprehensive text that covers all the topics normally covered in the operations management curriculum through a practical, student-friendly approach."
—Professor David Bennett, Aston Business School

Lecturers who adopt this text can access supporting resources on the companion website at www.wiley.com/go/operations, including PowerPoint slides for each chapter and suggested solutions for all case studies and end-of-chapter exercises. Students are provided with multiple-choice quizzes, web-links and an online glossary.

Operations Management is essential reading for all students studying operations management, whether on undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing professional development courses.

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