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Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition)
by:Jay Heizer, Barry Render
The dynamic duo of Jay Heizer and Barry Render join forces to bring university and college students a resource for purchase or rental in their textbook entitled Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition), ISBN 9780136114468. This book serves as a wide-ranging introductory text focused on the discipline of operations through a relatable and...
The dynamic duo of Jay Heizer and Barry Render join forces to bring university and college students a resource for purchase or rental in their textbook entitled Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition), ISBN 9780136114468. This book serves as a wide-ranging introductory text focused on the discipline of operations through a relatable and easy-to-understand approach. Including a broad and assorted anthology of problems facing operations management, this text is accompanied by an interactive CD-ROM containing video case studies, lecture notes, Excel OM and Extend software, and additional practice problems. Past and current users of this book rave of its effectiveness and benefits. Many brag of its inclusion of information in an interesting fashion as well as cases that are truly relatable to those problems facing businesses today. Jay Heizer and Barry Render strategically organize the concepts of Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition) throughout the pages of three comprehensive sections and 17 chapters. Part 1 begins this book by providing an 'Introduction to Operations Management. Chapters within this section present information on operations and productivity, operations strategy in a global environment, project management, and forecasting. Part 2 delves into 'Designing Operations' with chapters devoted to design of goods and services, managing quality, process strategy, location and layout strategies, as well as human resources, job design, and work measurement. In the final section, part 3 ventures into 'Managing Operations.' These concluding chapters discuss supply chain and inventory management, aggregate planning, material requirements planning, short-term scheduling, just-in-time and learn operations, and finally, maintenance and reliability.
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