Operations Management and Student CD

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For the introductory Operations Management course, at both the undergraduate and graduate level.This well-written comprehensive text strikes the perfect balance between both the managerial issues and quantitative techniques of operations. A major thrust of the revision includes increased emphasis on information technology and the effect of the Internet and e-business on operations management.show more

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  • Mixed media product | 848 pages
  • 201 x 255 x 31mm | 1,506g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130458791
  • 9780130458797

About Roberta S. Russell

Bernard W. Taylor III is the R.B. Pamplin Professor of Management Science and Head of the Department of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received a Ph.D. and an M.B.A. from the University of Georgia and a B.I.E. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the author of the book Introduction to Management Science (7th ed.) and co-author of Management Science (4th ed.), both published by Prentice Hall. Dr. Taylor has published over 80 articles in such journals as Operations Research, Management Science, Decision Sciences, 11E Transactions, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Computers and Operations Research, Omega, and the International Journal of Production Research, among others. His paper in Decision Sciences (with P.Y. Huang and L.P. Rees) on the Japanese kanban production system received the Stanley T. Hardy Award for its contribution to the field of production and operations management. He has served as President of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) as well as Program Chair, Council Member, Vice President, Treasurer, and as the Editor of Decision Line, the newsletter of DSI. He is a Fellow of DSI and a recipient of their Distinguished Service Award. He is a former President, Vice-President, and Program Chair of the Southeast Decision Sciences Institute and a recipient of their Distinguished Service Award. He teaches management science and production and operations management courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He has received the University Certificate of Teaching Excellence on four occasions, the R.B. Pamplin College of Business Certificate of Teaching Excellence Award, and the R.B. Pamplin College of Business Ph.D. Teaching Excellence Award at Virginia Tech. Roberta S. Russell is Professor of Business Information Technology in the Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She received a Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, an M.B.A. from Old Dominion University, and a B.S. degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Russell's primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of production and operations management, service operations management, scheduling, and quality. She has published in Decision Sciences, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Production Research, Material Flow, Business Horizons, Annals of Operations Research, Computers and Operations Research and others. She is also co-author of Prentice Hall book, Service Management and Operations. Dr. Russell is a member of DSI, ASQ, POMS and IIE and a certified fellow of APICS. She is Past Vice President of POMS, Past President of the Southwest Virginia Chapter of APICS and has held numerous offices in Southeast DSI. She had received the R.B. Pamplin College of Business Certificate of Teaching Excellence, the University Certificate of Teaching Excellence, and the MBA Association's Outstanding Professor Award. She is also listed in Outstanding Young Women of America an is a recipient of the Virginia Tech Outstanding Young Alumna Award.show more

Table of contents

I. THE STRATEGIC IMPORTANCE OF OPERATIONS. 1. Introduction to Operations and Competitiveness. 2. Operations Strategy. Chapter 2 Supplement: Decision Analysis. II. DESIGNING THE OPERATING SYSTEM. 3. Product and Service Design. 4. Processes and Technologies. 5. Facilities. Chapter 5 Supplement: Facility Location Models. 6. Project Management. Chapter 6 Supplement: Supplier Selection. III. MANAGING THE SUPPLY CHAIN. 7. Supply Chain Management. Chapter 7 Supplement: Supplier Selection. 8. Forecasting. 9. Capacity and Aggregate Planning. Chapter 8 Supplement: Linear Programming. 10. Inventory Management. Chapter 10 Supplement: Simulation. 11. Just-In-Time and Lean Production. 12. Enterprise Resource Planning. 13. Scheduling. IV. ENSURING QUALITY. 14. Quality Management. 15. Statistical Process Control. Chapter 15 Supplement: Acceptance Sampling. 16. Waiting Line Models for Service Improvement. 17. Human Resources in Operations Management.show more

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