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Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition)

Principles of Operations Management (8th Edition)
Author: Jay Heizer - Barry Render
ISBN 13: 9780136114468
ISBN 10: 136114466
Edition: 8
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2010-02-05
Format: Paperback
Pages: 720
List Price: $237.80

Principles of Operations Management presents a broad introduction to the field of operations in a realistic and practical manner, while offering the largest and most diverse collection of problems on the market.

Operations and Productivity; Operations Strategy in a Global Environment; Project Management; Forecasting; Design of Goods and Services; Managing Quality; Process Strategy; Location Strategies; Layout Strategies; Human Resources, Job Design, and Work Measurement; Supply Chain Management; Inventory Management; Aggregate Planning; Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and ERP; Short-Term Scheduling; Just-in-Time and Lean Operations; Maintenance and Reliability

For anyone interested in operations management and gaining the fundamental working knowledge of a firm.


In this textbook, Heizer (business administration, Texas Lutheran U.) and Render (operations management, Rollins College) provide a broad introduction to the field of operations management. A sampling of topics includes operations strategy for competitive advantage, forecasting, design of goods and services, human resources, e- commerce, project management, inventory management, and maintenance. The CD-ROM contains video case studies, lecture notes, Excel OM and Extend software, and additional practice problems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)