This book is a novel treatment of Operations Management. It takes a fresh insight to this increasingly important topic, exploring fundamental principles equally applicable to service and manufacturing situations. The book adapts a strategic stance by providing a framework for effective decision making and is aimed at practising managers who need to design working processes, manage change and make decisions within a strategic framework. The framework and supporting case vignettes allow the practitioner to grasp essential concepts quickly in a range of different operational contexts. aBamford and Forrester have done an excellent job in creating a concise, salient, and appealing approach - they have captured the essential elements of designing processes, products and work organizations; exploring approaches to operations planning and control; managing change through effective project management and technology transfer; and then managing quality and improvement strategiesa. Professor Rob Handfield, Professor of Supply Chain Management North Carolina State University, USA aThis is an excellent concise text that introduces students to all of the key areas - itas an invaluable aid for students in understanding all of the major aspects of operations and their importance to the success of businessesa. Professor Steve Brown, Professor of Management University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, UK aFor todayas or tomorrowas business leaders this text has well structured invaluable content ready for immediate adoption. Follow the guide, put it into practice, and the rewards will followa. Mr Vernon Barker, Managing Director First TransPennine Express, First Group Plc, UK aThis book combines technical theory abook smartsa with real life experience astreet smartsa in a flowing reada. Mr Stephen Oliver, Vice President Marketing a Sales Vicor Corporation, Boston, USA.Example - Technology Transfer AcWe are a food industry business and the example I want to give you is about an ... M.J. (2008) Service Management: Operations, Strategy and Information Technology, 6th edn, McGraw-HiIl. AcAc Hayes, R., anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essential Guide to Operations Management|
|Author||:||David Bamford, Paul Forrester|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-02-09|