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By (author) Nigel Slack, By (author) Robert Johnston, By (author) Alistair Brandon-Jones

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  • Format: Mixed media product | 328 pages
  • Dimensions: 194mm x 264mm x 16mm | 739g
  • Publication date: 18 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0273756192
  • ISBN 13: 9780273756194
  • Edition statement: New.
  • Sales rank: 185,545

Product description

Essentials of Operations Management is a brand new concise version of the market-leading text Operations Management. It has been developed forstudents on short courses in operations management – for example, doing an initial course at undergraduate, postgraduate or post-experience level.  In these books the author team have set the standards in Operations Management which other textbooks seek to emulate: Expert authorship, an engaging writing style, and an interesting collection of cases combine to communicate the importance of managing operations and processes within a successful organisation.

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Author information

Nigel Slack is the Professor of Operations Managment and Strategy at Warwick University. Previously he has been Professor of Manufacturing Strategy and Lucas Professor of Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Brunel University, a University Lecturer in Management Studies at Oxford University and Fellow in Operations Management at Templeton College, Oxford.Robert Johnston is a Professor of Operations Management at Warwick Business School and Associate Dean, responsible for finance and resources. He is the founding editor of the International Journal of Service Industry Management and he also serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Operations Management and the International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research.Alistair Brandon-Jones is a lecturer in Operations and Supply Management at the University of Bath, School of Management, and a visiting lecturer at Warwick Medical School. Previously, he was a Teaching Fellow at Warwick Business School and also worked in a number of logistics and retail roles. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Science and a Doctorate in Business from the University of Warwick and is widely published in leading operations and supply management journals.  

Table of contents

1 Operations management2 Operations strategy3 Social, environment and economic performance4 The design of products and services5 Process design6 Location, layout and flow7 Supply network management8 Capacity management9 Inventory planning and control10 Planning and control11 Lean synchronization12 Quality management13 Operations improvementNotes on chaptersIndex