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Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains takes a holistic, integrated approach to managing operations and supply chains by exploring the strategic, tactical, and operational decisions and challenges facing organizations worldwide. Authors Ray R. Venkataraman and Jeffrey K. Pinto address sustainability in each chapter, showing that sustainable operations and supply chain practices are not only attainable, but are critical and often profitable practices for organizations to undertake. With a focus on critical thinking and problem solving, Operations Management provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the field and equips them with the tools necessary to thrive in today’s evolving global business environment. 

The new Second Edition includes more recent real-world examples of operations and supply chain issues, as well as new and updated cases. The inclusion of the new SAGE amp management system significantly improves the learning experience for the students and delivers learning outcomes for instructors.

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Dr. Ray R. Venkataraman is a Professor of Project and Supply Chain Management at the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He has a PhD in Management Science from Illinois Institute of Technology and has over 30 years of teaching experience. He has taught a variety of courses including Operations Planning and Control, Supply Chain Management, Operations Strategy, Purchasing, Business Statistics, and Project Management. He has received the Ideal Industries Award for Excellence in Business Teaching at Northern Illinois University. He currently teaches online courses in Planning and Resource Management in Projects, and Cost and Value Management in projects at the master’s level. Dr. Venkataraman has several research publications in top-tier operations management journals. He has published in journals such as The International Journal of Production Research, Omega, International Journal of Operations and Production Management, Production and Operations Management (POMS), Production and Inventory Management, Production Planning and Control, The International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, and Interfaces. In addition, he has coauthored books titled Cost and Value Management in Projects and Decision Making in Project Management. His current research interest is in the area of sustainability integration in project and supply chain management. As an assistant manager with a multinational bank in India, Dr. Venkataraman has several years of industry experience in the financial services industry. He has served on the editorial review boards of the Production and Operations Management (POMS) and IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management journals.

Dr. Jeffrey K. Pinto is the Andrew Morrow and Elizabeth Lee Black Chair in the Management of Technology in the Sam and Irene Black School of Business at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Dr. Pinto held previous academic appointments at the University of Cincinnati and the University of Maine. In 2016, he was a visiting scholar at the Kemmy School of Business, University of Limerick, Ireland. He is the lead faculty member for Penn State’s Master of Project Management program. The author or editor of 26 books and over 150 scientific papers that have appeared in a variety of academic and practitioner journals, books, conference proceedings, video lessons, and technical reports, Dr. Pinto’s work has been translated into nine languages. He served as editor of the Project Management Journal from 1990 to 1996, is past-department editor for R&D and engineering projects with IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and serves on several other journal editorial boards. With over 25 years’ experience in the field of project management, Dr. Pinto is a two-time recipient of the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute for outstanding service to the project management profession. He received PMI’s Research Achievement Award in 2009 for outstanding contributions to project management research. In 2017, he received the Research Achievement Award from the International Project Management Association for shaping the discipline of project management through his work.

Dr. Pinto has taught and consulted widely in the United States and Europe on a variety of topics, including project management, supply chain management, new product development, information system implementation, organization development, leadership, and conflict resolution.

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