Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases is an ideal book for the instructor seeking a short text with cases. This book employs a cross-functional perspective that emphasizes strategy and critical thinking, appealing to non-majors and practical for use in an MBA level or undergraduate course in operations management. The size and focus of the book also make the text attractive for the cross-functional curriculum where students are required to purchase more than one text. The sixteen cases offer variety in length and rigor; and several are from Ivey, Stanford, and Darden. This mix makes the book appropriate for both undergraduates and MBA students. Continue reading
Created through a “student-tested, faculty-approved” review process with input from more than 150 students and faculty, Collier/Evans’ OM4 provides a streamlined introduction to the core concepts, techniques, and applications of contemporary operations management. This concise, engaging, and accessible text includes a full suite of integrated learning tools–including flashcards, cases, datasets, games, and quizzes–in a convenient and affordable package perfect for today’s diverse learners. OM4 provides the latest examples featuring companies students will recognize from the news as well as videos for every chapter, case studies and end-of-chapter problems with exciting new material online. Five additional chapters online enable readers to delve further into the quantitative aspects of operations management. Continue reading
Operations Management presents a broad introduction to the field of operations in a realistic and practical manner, while offering the largest and most diverse collection of problems on the market.
I needed it for two classes and I wish I would of gotten it earier. It helps me so much, I like to read from paper not the computer. I like the infromation and helpful steps. It may be a little price but worth investing the money. Continue reading
Resourceful companies today must successfully manage the entire supply flow, from the sources of the firm, through the value-added processes of the firm, and on to the customers of the firm. The fourteenth edition of Operations and Supply Chain Management provides well-balanced coverage of managing people and applying sophisticated technology to operations and supply chain management.
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Richard B. Chase is Director of the Center for Operations Management Research and Education at USC. He is widely published in both books and academic journals and is considered one of the top service “gurus” in the field. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Operations Management, an Advisor to Production and Operations Management journal, and a Fellow of the Decision Sciences Institute.
Definitely covers the material and presents the material in an interesting and currently relevant manner. I would recommend this book.
Product Details :
- Series: Mcgraw-Hill / Irwin
- Hardcover: 800 pages
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin; 14 edition (January 17, 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0078024021
- ISBN-13: 978-0078024023
- Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.6 x 1.2 inches
The Eleventh Edition of Stevenson’s Operations Management features integrated, up-to-date coverage of current topics and industry trends, while preserving the core concepts that have made the text the market leader in this course for over a decade. Stevenson’s careful explanations and approachable format support students in understanding the important operations management concepts as well as applying tools and methods with an emphasis on problem solving. Through detailed examples and solved problems, short cases and readings on current issues facing businesses, and auto-gradable end of chapter problems and application-oriented assignments available in Connect Operations Management, students learn by doing, and the Eleventh Edition continues to offer more support for ‘doing Operations’ than any other. Continue reading