Operations Management

Operations Management

eBook - 2009
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About the Book: This book presents lucid treatment of a wide range of issues involved in Operations Management. It emphasises on the analysis and quantitative techniques for the overall role of Operations Management in organisations, which aim at maximising their productivity and profitability. The book further discusses in detail decision-making methodology, design of product, process and production system. Decision-making methodology focuses on economic models and statistical models in Chapter 2. Design of process and product is given in Chapter 6. System and capacity design explained in Chapter 3. The facility location and layout, demand forecasting and materials management helpful to streamline the production activities is included in Chapters 4, 5 and 6. Material requirement planning and aggregate planning required to achieve the forecasted demand, is explained in Chapter 8 and 9. Scheduling and controlling production activities essential for maintaining effective operations are explained in Chapter 10. Primarily designed as a textbook for various courses like B.E., MBA and also useful for students perusing courses BBM, PGDBA from Bangalore and other Indian Universities. Key Features Book is written in simple and lucid style. Contents are present in a most meticulous manner. Charts are provided for easy understanding of the concepts. Focuses on operations management concepts and techniques. Focuses on decision-making methodologies. Focuses on product and process design. Focuses on materials management. Focuses on material Requirement Planning concepts and technique. Focuses on capacity requirement planning concepts. Focuses on aggregate planning concepts and techniques. Focuses on scheduling concepts and techniques. Exercises are designed for self-evaluation and include analytical type and application type questions. Contains examination question bank Contains exhaustive glossary of terminologies. Contents: Operations Management Concepts Operations Decision-making Systems Design and Capacity Facility Location and Layout Forecasting Demand Product Development and Design Materials Management Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling Material and Capacity Requirements Planning Scheduling and Controlling Production Activities
Publisher: New Delhi : New Age International (P) Ltd., Publishers, c2009.
ISBN: 9788122428834
Branch Call Number: ELECTRONIC BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 277 p.) : ill.
Additional Contributors: Suresh, N.
ebrary, Inc


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