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Operations Management for MBAs, 5th Edition, Jack R. Meredith

Operations Management for MBAs, 5th Edition

Operations managers need a resource that will enhance their experiences with relevant examples and discussions. This fourth edition arms them with the information they’ll need to succeed. The material has been completely reorganized with a focus on the current thrusts of operations management: strategy, six sigma, lean, and supply chain management. Several case studies have been added to show how the concepts are applied on the job. The pages are now in two colors to enhance the images and exhibits integrated throughout the chapters. In addition, the heavier quantitative material is minimized to provide operations managers with just the coverage needed and examples that illustrate a particular concept. Continue reading

Introduction to Materials Management, 7th Edition, J. R. Tony Arnold

Introduction to Materials Management, 7th Edition

For all courses in Materials Management, Production, Inventory Control, and Logistics taught in business and industrial technology departments of community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities. Continue reading

Transportation: A Supply Chain Perspective, 7th Edition, John J. Coyle

Transportation A Supply Chain Perspective, 7th Edition

Transportation is arguably the most critical component of global supply chains. And one of the most complex. Delivering comprehensive coverage of current domestic and global transportation trends, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e goes in depth to help readers understand the fundamental role and importance of transportation in companies and in society, as well as the complex environment in which transportation service is provided today. The text examines domestic and international transportation systems–and their legal issues–to give readers a thorough, easy-to-understand overview. Packed with real-world insight, TRANSPORTATION: A SUPPLY CHAIN PERSPECTIVE, 7e equips you with the tools you need to succeed in this fast-paced and rapidly changing industry. Continue reading

Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, 3rd Edition with Student CD, David Simchi-Levi

Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, 3rd Edition with Student CD

Designing and Managing the Supply Chain, 3/e provides state-of-the-art models, concepts, and solution methods that are important for the design, control, operation, and management of supply chain systems. In particular, the authors attempt to convey the intuition behind many key supply chain concepts and to provide simple techniques that can be used to analyze various aspects of the supply chain. Topical coverage reflects the authors’ desire to introduce students to those aspects of supply chain management that are critical to the success of a business. Although many essential supply chain management issues are interrelated, the authors strive to make each chapter as self-contained as possible, so that the reader can refer directly to chapters covering topics of interest. Each chapter utilizes numerous case studies and examples, and mathematical and technical sections can be skipped without loss of continuity. The 3rd edition represents a substantial revision. While the structure and philosophy were kept intact, the authors placed an increasing importance on finding or developing effective frameworks that illustrate many important supply chain issues. At the same time, motivated by new developments in industry, they added material on a variety of topics new to the book while increasing the coverage of others. Continue reading

Marketing, 12th Edition, Charles W. Lamb

Marketing, 12th Edition

Engaging and thorough, MARKETING, 12th Edition shows you how marketing principles affect your day-to-day life, as well as their significant influence in business decisions. Core topics include the social marketing phenomenon, entrepreneurship, C.R.M., global perspectives, and ethics, as well as in-depth discussions on key tools of the trade, such as metrics and the marketing plan. Intriguing coverage of newsworthy events clarifies the readings and gets you thinking about your own decisions in the consumer marketplace. Loaded with helpful learning features like detailed appendices, cases, vignettes, boxed features, and videos, MARKETING, 12th Edition gives you countless opportunities to develop and apply critical-thinking skills as you acquire the marketing knowledge essential for success in the business world. Continue reading