Operations Management Products

  • An Introduction to Operations Management

    The Joy of Operations

    By Ajay Das

    An Introduction to Operations Management: The Joy of Operations covers the core topics of operations management, including product and service design, processes, capacity planning, forecasting, inventory, quality, supply chain management, and project management. Das provides a clear, connected, and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21 

  • Social Procurement and New Public Governance

    By Josephine Barraket, Robyn Keast, Craig Furneaux

    In recent years, the search for innovative, locally relevant and engaging public service has become the new philosophers’ stone. Social procurement represents one approach to maximising public spending and social value through the purchase of goods and services. It has gained increasing attention…

    Hardback – 2015-11-19
    Routledge Critical Studies in Public Management

  • Business Policies in the Making (Routledge Revivals)

    Three Steel Companies Compared

    By Jonathan Boswell

    First published in 1983, this study investigates and compares three leading firms in the British iron and steel industry between 1914 and 1939, analysing their strategies, boardroom politics, and their responses to the problems posed by the Great War and by the vicissitudes of the 1920s and ‘30s.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Service Operations Management

    A research handbook

    Edited by Zoe J. Radnor, Nicola Bateman, Ann Esain, Maneesh Kumar, Sharon J. Williams, David M. Upton

    How do policy makers and managers square the circle of increasing demand and expectations for the delivery and quality of services against a backdrop of reduced public funding from government and philanthropists? Leaders, executives and managers are increasingly focusing on service operations…

    Hardback – 2015-08-10

  • Sport Facility Operations Management

    A Global Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

    Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces…

    Paperback – 2015-05-29

  • Rebuilding Construction (Routledge Revivals)

    Economic Change in the British Construction Industry

    By Michael Ball

    First published in 1988, this book analyses the changes that took place in the economic organisation of the British construction industry throughout the 1970s and early 1980s, in particular considering its social and economic structure and examining the causes of its poor industrial record. Michael…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Military Cost–Benefit Analysis

    Theory and practice

    Edited by Francois Melese, Anke Richter, Binyam Solomon

    This is the first comprehensive book on Military Cost-Benefit Analysis and provides novel approaches to structuring cost-benefit and affordability analysis amidst an uncertain defense environment and cloudy fiscal prospects. Lifting the veil on military Cost-Benefit Analysis, this volume offers…

    Hardback – 2015-04-02
    Routledge Studies in Defence and Peace Economics

  • PRINCE2 For Beginners

    From Introduction To Passing Your Foundation Exam, 4th Edition

    By Colin Bentley

    Thinking about using PRINCE2 to manage your projects or preparing for PRINCE2 training? Need a rounded introduction to help you get to grips with the basics? PRINCE2 For Beginners: from introduction to passing your Foundation exam is the perfect start. This readable end-to-end explanation is simple…

    Paperback – 2015-03-25

  • Business Administration

    By Peter Thuis, Rienk Stuive

    Business Administration offers an integrated, practical approach to all key aspects of business administration and to how business processes are managed. The authors highlight the function and relevance of business management in day-to-day business operations. Business Administration offers a…

    Paperback – 2014-12-19

  • Monitoring Business Performance

    Models, Methods, and Tools

    By Per Lind

    The idea of using models to inform business practice seems appealing, as it suggests the abstraction and control of a large, complex subject by means of a smaller, easily manipulated mechanism. In reality, however, many models prove inadequate when translated into business methods. Monitoring…

    Hardback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

  • Commercial Distribution in Europe (Routledge Revivals)

    By John Dawson

    The physical distribution of products is an important element in the marketing operations of all productive enterprises, and in many cases efficient distribution is the most important single factor leading to success. With the emergence of post-industrial society the role of distribution has come…

    Hardback – 2014-07-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • Total Quality Management and Operational Excellence

    Text with Cases, 4th Edition

    By John S. Oakland, Mike Turner, Rob Oakland

    The notion of "Quality" in business performance has exploded since the publication of the first edition of this classic text in 1989. Today there is a plethora of performance improvement frameworks including Baldrige, EFQM, Lean, Six Sigma and ISO 9001, offering a potentially confusing variety of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-24

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