Operations and Process Management

Author: Nigel Slack
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0273718517
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Approaching the subject from a truly managerial perspective, this brand new text provides clear and concise coverage, whilst the fully updated accompanying CD provides an opportunity to practice and further explore the concepts and techniques introduced. A diagnostic approach equips you with the questions to effectively assess and improve the operations and processes in your company. Cases in the main text provide an insight into the reality of managing operations. Interactive cases provide the opportunity to work through the decision-making process to solve operations problems. A balance of service and manufacturing examples equips you with a practical and wide-ranging understanding of the material. An interactive study guide featuring video, animated diagrams, Excel spreadsheets and further examples provides practical guidance on core concepts and issues.

Operations and Process Management

Author: Nigel Slack
Publisher: Pearson UK
ISBN: 9781292176185
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Written by best-selling authors in their field, the fifth edition of Operations and Process Management inspires a critical and applied mastery of the core principles and process which are fundamental to successfully managing business operations. Approaching the subject from a managerial perspective, this innovative text provides clear and concise coverage of the nature, principles, and practice of operations and process management.

Operations Management

Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415249244
Release Date: 2003-01-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Describes the key concepts of operations management, covering such topics as planning and control, the role of technology, and "just-in-time" techniques.

Der Toyota Weg

Author: Liker Jeffrey K.
Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag
ISBN: 9783862484447
Release Date: 2012-12-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Mit seiner Unternehmensführung ist Toyota seit langem Vorbild für Firmen aus den unterschiedlichsten Branchen. Fast alle Automobilhersteller versuchten mehr oder weniger erfolgreich das legendäre Toyota-Produktionssystem (TPS) zu kopieren, das zum Ziel hat, die Kundenzufriedenheit in den drei Bereichen Qualität, Lieferzeit und Kosten zu erhöhen. Aufgrund des verschärften Wettbewerbs in der Automobilbranche drängt sich jetzt die Frage nach den Faktoren des Erfolgs immer mehr in den Mittelpunkt. Jeffrey K. Liker befasst sich in seinem Buch „Der Toyota Weg“ ausführlich mit dem warum und wieso. Aus zahlreichen Interviews und eigenen Anschauungen filtert der Autor die 14 Managementprinzipien heraus, die den Kern des Toyota-Erfolgs ausmachen. Diese Prinzipien untermauert er eindrucksvoll mit einer Fülle von Details, Anekdoten und Interview-Auszügen. Leicht verständlich erklärt er dem Leser die Managementsysteme, die Denkweise und die Philosophie, auf denen der Erfolg von Toyota basiert. So vermittelt er wertvolle Erkenntnisse, die sich auf jeden beliebigen Geschäftszweig bzw. jede Geschäftssituation übertragen lassen.

COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Process and Technology to Support Commercial Activities

Publisher: Global India Publications
ISBN: 9380228554
Release Date: 2009-12-01
Genre: Industrial productivity

Not every organisation today has a functional department called 'operations' but they will all undertake operations activities because every organisation produces goods and/or delivers services. Commercial operations management has made a significant contribution to society by playing a role in areas such as increasing productivity, providing better quality goods and servces and improving working conditions. Productivity has been increased through such measures as the use of technology and new production methods. This book describes all these important aspects of commercial operations management.

Operations Management

Author: Joel D. Wisner
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483383088
Release Date: 2016-06-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Finally, an operations management book to get excited about. Operations Management: A Supply Chain Process Approach exposes students to the exciting and ever-changing world of operations management through dynamic writing, application, and cutting-edge examples that will keep students interested and instructors inspired! Author Dr. Joel Wisner understands that today’s students will be entering a highly competitive global marketplace where two things are crucial: a solid knowledge of operations management and an understanding of the importance for organizations to integrate their operations and supply chain processes. With this in mind, Wisner not only provides a clear and comprehensive introduction to operations management, but also gives attention to the important processes involved in linking firms’ operations in a supply chain environment.

Management f r Dummies

Author: Bob Nelson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527812479
Release Date: 2017-08-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Die Welt des Management ist eine große Herausforderung, die man mit Interesse und Motivation meistern kann. Bob Nelson und Peter Economy verraten Tipps und Tricks, die man als Manager kennen sollte, um sich und seinen Mitarbeitern das Leben leichter zu machen. Wichtige Themen wie Kommunikation, Mitarbeitermotivation, Teamarbeit und natürlich die Finanzen werden angesprochen und mit Anekdoten gewürzt. Wer dieses Buch gelesen hat, dessen Managerkarriere wird nichts mehr im Wege stehen!

A Guide To The Project Management Body Of Knowledge Pmbok r Guide German

ISBN: 1628251883
Release Date: 2017-09-29
Genre: Business & Economics

The PMBOK(R) Guide - Sixth Edition - PMI's flagship publication has been updated to reflect the latest good practices in project management. New to the Sixth Edition, each knowledge area will contain a section entitled Approaches for Agile, Iterative and Adaptive Environments, describing how these practices integrate in project settings. It will also contain more emphasis on strategic and business knowledge--including discussion of project management business documents--and information on the PMI Talent Triangle(TM) and the essential skills for success in today's market.

High Performance Through Process Excellence

Author: Mathias Kirchmer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540778257
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Continuously changing customer and market requirements have become a dominating factor in today’s global business environment. Enterprises have to take smart decisions and execute fast. Innovation and agility become key success factors. Process excellence is the glue that brings everything together. The Management of Process Excellence (MPE) has become a main enabler of High Performance. It leads to a functioning "Real-Time Enterprise". MPE links strategy with people and technology, like Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) or Web 2.0. Knowledge assets, such as Process Reference Models, increase productivity. Emergent Processes and Inter-enterprise Collaboration are addressed specifically. MPE delivers Process Governance for large organizations as well as for small and medium enterprises. The book addresses executives and managers as well as educators and students.

E Commerce Operations Management

Author: Marc J. Schniederjans
Publisher: World Scientific
ISBN: 9812380167
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Business & Economics

This text focuses on managerial issues of operations management for e-commerce businesses. The text is based on empirical evidence provided by numerous e-commerce organizations and research scholars.

Essentials of Operations Management

Author: Ray Wild
Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
ISBN: 1844800520
Release Date: 2002-04-04
Genre: Business & Economics

An abridged version of "Operations Management" for more introductory courses. The book uses a life-cycle structure which takes students through the entire operations process from beginning to end An abridged version of "Operations Management" for more introductory courses. The book uses a life-cycle structure which takes students through the entire operations process from beginning to end

Operations Management

Author: Alexander Berger
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 9783640937912
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Genre: Business & Economics

Research paper from the year 2011 in the subject Business economics - Business Management, Corporate Governance, grade: 70%, University of Sunderland, language: English, abstract: IKEA is the most successful furniture retailer in the world. The product line consists of welldesigned furniture at low prices. During 2010 global sales as reported were 23.1 € billion.However, the success of IKEA was not achieved overnight; it took a long time and careful planning in order to offer well-designed products at low prices. IKEA designed processes and products, which meet exactly the needs of the customer. According to Slack (2010) operations management is about how organisations produce goods and services. Organisation must align their processes in a way that the needs of the customers are satisfied. This requires careful planning and can, if successful, lead to a competitive advantage. The report will show how IKEA’ operations management has made IKEA to one of the most successful furniture retailer in the world. The report is divided into four parts. The first part will analyse the current situation of IKEA regarding the company profile, profitability, culture, goals, etc. The second part will identify the main customer groups of IKEA. Based on the customer needs, the corporate performance objectives of IKEA will be presented. The third part will identify the process type of IKEA and evaluates how this type meets the corporate performance objectives of IKEA. At the end, recommendations for IKEA will be provided and a conclusion is drawn.

Operation Management

Author: B. Mahadevan
Publisher: Pearson Education India
ISBN: 8177585649
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics

Operations Management

Author: Nigel Slack
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 0273731602
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics

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.