Operations Management Products

  • Thinking Through Systems Thinking

    1st Edition

    By Ion Georgiou

    Systemicity is receiving wider attention thanks to its evident paradox. On the one hand, it occurs as a problem with complex symptoms. On the other, it is sought after as an approach for dealing with the non-linear reality of the world. At once problem and prize, systemicity continues to…

    Paperback – 2006-12-07

  • Operations Management in Context

    2nd Edition

    By Frank Rowbotham, Masoud Azhashemi, Les Galloway

    Operations Management in Context provides students with excellent grounding in the theory and practice of operations management and its role within organizations.Structured in a clear and logical manner, it gradually leads newcomers to this subject through each topic area, highlighting key issues,…

    Paperback – 2006-11-02

  • Logistics

    Principles and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Hessel Visser

    Logistics: Principles & Practice is a general introduction to the subject. This specialized field is fast moving – fulfilling orders on time is of crucial importance in the modern age of internet economy and just-in-time production.   Besides dealing with the logistics of purchasing,…

    Paperback – 2006-07-01

  • Enterprise Planning and Development

    1st Edition

    By David Butler

    Enterprise Planning and Development outlines the options and risks involved in setting up a business. It shows how to avoid this failure by focusing on the planning stage and building on this framework as the business develops. The book contains all the underpinning factual information required to…

    Paperback – 2006-06-08

  • World Class Applications of Six Sigma

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jiju Antony, Ashok Kumar, Ricardo Banuelas

    World Class Applications shows what real organisations have done to implement Six Sigma, the methodology used, and the results delivered. The book provides details of how these organisations overcame issues with the statistical tools of Six Sigma and provides valuable lessons by explaining what…

    Paperback – 2006-06-05

  • Cruise Operations Management

    Hospitality Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Cruise Operations Management provides a comprehensive and contextualised overview of hospitality services for the cruise industry. As well as providing a background to the cruise industry, it also looks deeper into the management issues providing a practical guide for both students and…

    Paperback – 2006-04-28

  • Timeshare Resort Operations

    1st Edition

    By Randall Upchurch, Conrad Lashley

    This book provides a complete overview of timeshare development and operation models. The authors take a comprehensive look at the present and future of this growing segment of the hospitality industry, including specialized approaches to marketing, human resources, service quality, finance, legal…

    Hardback – 2006-01-09

  • Management of Event Operations

    1st Edition

    By Julia Tum, Philippa Norton

    The Management of Event Operations: project management, planning and customer satisfaction provides an introduction to the management of operations for the event planner and venue provider. Taking an holistic view of an event enterprise, it links the traditional topics within operations management…

    Paperback – 2005-09-23
    Events Management

  • Health Operations Management

    Patient Flow Logistics in Health Care, 1st Edition

    By Jan Vissers, Roger Beech

    Health operations management is defined as ‘the analysis, design, planning, and control of all of the steps necessary to provide a service for a client’. In other words, it is concerned with identifying the needs of clients, usually patients, and designing and delivering services to meet their…

    Paperback – 2005-08-25
    Routledge Health Management

  • Six Sigma and the Product Development Cycle

    1st Edition

    By Graham Wilson, Maersk Molan

    Six sigma is an effective and important management approach particularly used by multinational companies with manufacturing bases in the Asian and Pacific rim.One of the key issues facing businesses today is how to eliminate the high cost of developing new products. This is an area where the…

    Paperback – 2005-06-15

  • Total Operations Solutions

    1st Edition

    By Ron Basu, J. Nevan Wright

    Total Operations Solutions builds on concepts that were introduced in "Total Manufacturing Solutions", Basu and Wright (1997). It demonstrates how this holistic approach of operational excellence driven by a self-assessment methodology can be applied equally to manufacturing, service or public…

    Paperback – 2005-06-13

  • The Goal

    A Process of Ongoing Improvement, 3rd Edition

    By Eliyahu M. Goldratt, Jeff Cox

    Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try and improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster. So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant - or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses. It takes a chance meeting…

    Paperback – 2004-11-17

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