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Case studies Every chapter includes a case study suitable for class discussion. The cases are usually short enough to serve as illustrations but have sufficient content also to serve as the basis of case sessions. UPDATED! Case studies: Every chapter includes a case study, relating real or realistic situations that require analysis, decision, or both. The cases have sufficient content to serve as the basis of case sessions in class, but are short enough to serve as illustrations for the less formal reader. This text presents both a logical path through the activities of operations management and an understanding of the strategic context in which operations managers work. It features worked examples of techniques discussed in the text
Operations Management (PDF eBook) 10th edition - JS Group Operations Management (PDF eBook) 10th edition - JS Group
The coverage of Lean Operations, which was included in the Deliver in previous editions, has been moved to the Develop part to reflects the change in how Lean is seen in the subject. Its emphasis has shifted more towards a holistic approach to operations and improvement. And, while its role in planning and control remains relevant, lean is increasingly seen as an improvement approach.
Alistair Brandon-Jones is a Full Chaired Professor in Operations and Supply Chain Management, and Head of the Information, Decisions, and Operations Division at the University of Bath, School of Management. He is also an Adjunct Professor for Hult International Business School and Danish Technical University. Critical commentaries Not everyone agrees about what is the best approach to the various topics and issues with operations management, so critical commentaries pose alternative views to the one being expressed in the main flow of the text.
Operations Management (9th edition) — the University of Bath Operations Management (9th edition) — the University of Bath
Many totally new end-of-chapter case studies have been included. Of the nineteen chapters, eleven cases are new to this text, however several of the most popular cases have been retained. And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all experience and manage processes and operations.In addition, you'll have access to Kortext's smart study tools including highlighting, notetaking, copy and paste, and easy reference export.