For undergraduate Operations Management courses. A broad, practical introduction to operations, reinforced with an extensive collection of practice problems. Principles of Operations Management presents a broad introduction to the field of operations in a realistic and practical manner, while offering the largest and most diverse collection of problems on the market. The problems found in this text also contain ample support--found in the book's solved-problems, worked examples, and myomlab, Pearson's new online homework and tutorial system--to help students complete and understand assignments even when they're not in class. The eighth edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect operations management today--and now features myomlab. For a more comprehensive version with a quantitative modules at the end of the text, see Heizer/Render's Operations Management, 10e.
Table of Contents
PART ONE: Introduction to Operations Management 1. Operations and Productivity 2. Operations Strategy in a Global Environment 3. Project Management 4. Forecasting PART TWO: Designing Operations 5. Design of Goods and Services 6. Managing Quality Supplement 6: Statistical Process Control 7. Process Strategy Supplement 7: Capacity and Constraint Management 8. Location Strategies 9. Layout Strategies 10. Human Resources, Job Design, and Work Measurement PART THREE: Managing Operations 11. Supply Chain Management Supplement 11: Outsourcing as a Supply Chain Strategy 12. Inventory Management 13. Aggregate Planning 14. Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and ERP 15. Short-Term Scheduling 16. Just-in-Time and Lean Operations 17. Maintenance and Reliability WEBSITE TUTORIALS 1. Statistical Tools for Managers 2. Acceptance Sampling 3. The Simplex Method of Linear Programming 4. The MODI and VAM Methods of Solving Transportation Problems 5. Vehicle Routing and Scheduling