1st Edition

Absolute Essentials of Operations Management

By Andrew Greasley Copyright 2020
    124 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This short textbook consolidates all the key aspects of operations management into a concise and easily accessible reference tool.

    Comprising the management of creating goods and delivering services to customers, operations management plays an essential role in the success of any organization. This book discusses the main areas of operations management, such as the design of the operations system, including product, process and job design. It also covers the management of operations, including lean operations and supply chain management.

    Breaking the subject down into its key components, this book provides a core introduction for undergraduate students studying operations management as part of business and management degrees.

    1. Introduction  2. Operations Strategy  3. Process Types  4. Process Layout Types  5. Facility Design: Supply, Capacity and Location  6. Process Technology  7. Product and Service Design  8. Process Design  9. Job Design  10. Operations Planning and Control  11. Capacity Management  12. Inventory Management  13. Lean Operations  14. Enterprise Resource Planning  15. Supply Chain Management  16. Project Management  17. Quality  18. Performance Measurement and Improvement


    Andrew Greasley lectures in operations management and simulation modelling at Aston Business School, Birmingham, UK. He is a renowned textbook author that has taught at numerous institutions across the UK, Europe and Africa.