The backbone of any organization is its management system. It must reflect the needs of the organization and the requirements of its customers. Compliance with legal requirements and ethical environmental practices contribute towards the sustainability of the management system. Whatever the state of maturity of the management, this book, one of three, provides useful guidance to design, implement, maintain and improve its effectiveness.
This volume, with its series of examples and procedures, shows how organizations can benefit from satisfying customer requirement and the requirements of ISO standards to gain entry into lucrative markets. It provides a comprehensive coverage of the key management and core processes. Topics include: the impact of management systems on business performance, strategic planning, risk management, good manufacturing practices, purchasing, production and provision of services, new product planning, warehousing and logistics, sales management and several other topics.
This book, along with it’s two companion volumes, is a practical guide for real managers, designed to help them manage their business more effectively and gain competitive advantage.
Part One Management Processes
2 Impact of manufacturing systems on business performance
3 Strategic planning
4 Risk Management
5 Good Manufacturing Practices
Part Two Core Processes
7 Production and provision of services
8 New product development
11 Initial environmental review
12 Impact of business and industry on the environment
13 Environmental aspects and impacts
14 Food safety and principles of HACCP
15 Application of HACCP
Appendix 1: Abbreviations and acronyms