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Production & Operations Management

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  • Understanding the Dynamics of the Value Chainby William D. Presutti

    Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    In his 1985 book, Competitive Advantage, Michael Porter introduced the concept of the value chain and described it as ?a systematic way of examining all activities a firm performs and how they interact, (necessary) for analyzing the sources of competitive advantage,? and introduced the idea of ?linkages,? which was the real breakthrough in management... more...

  • World Class Manufacturingby Richard J. Schonberger

    Free Press 2008; US$ 18.95

    In his best-selling book Japanese Manufacturing Techniques, Richard J. Schonberger revolutionized American manufacturing theory and, more important, practice. In that breakthrough book, he revealed that Japanese manufacturing excellence was not culturally bound. Offering the first demystified explanation of the simple techniques that fueled Japan's... more...

  • Sustainable Operationsand Closed-LoopSupply Chainsby Gilvan C. Souza

    Business Expert Press 2012; US$ 19.95

    This book was written for any company or organization that needs detailed guidance on the journey towards sustainability, starting from zero. And if your firm wants to be sustainable, you know you have to consider the triple bottom line when making decisions: economic (profit), environmental (planet), and social (people). By focusing on the triple... more...

  • Project Managementby Gary R. Heerkens

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.62

    Project Management gives you proven guidance in both the science and art of becoming an effective project manager, from coordinating and documenting the work to leading people to developing (and trusting!) your own judgment. Filled with action steps, this practical guide helps you get comfortable with the tools of project planning as well as cultivate... more...

  • Restaurant Financial Basicsby Raymond S. Schmidgall; David K. Hayes; Jack D. Ninemeier

    Wiley 2003; US$ 31.00 US$ 21.70

    A complete, practical guide to managing restaurant business finances One of the keys to a successful restaurant business is strong financial management. This book equips readers with the tools needed to manage the finances of foodservice establishments effectively. Written by expert authors with extensive experience in the field, this accessible resource... more...

  • Essentials of Lean Six Sigmaby Salman Taghizadegan

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 54.95

    Six Sigma is a management program that provides tools that help manufacturers obtain efficient, stream-lined production to coincide with ultimate high quality products. Lean Six Sigma will show how the well-regarded analytical tools of Six Sigma quality control can be successfully brought into the well-established models of ?lean manufacturing, bringing... more...

  • Tourism Supply Chain Managementby Haiyan Song

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    Fierce global competition in the tourism industry is now focused on integral parts of supply chains rather than on individual firms. The highly competitive environment has forced tourism firms to look for ways to enhance their competitive advantage. Tourism products are often viewed by consumers as a value-added chain of different service components... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Operations Management, The ; A Field Manual and Glossary of Operations Management Terms and Conceptsby Arthur V. Hill

    Pearson Education 2011; US$ 49.99

    This is the perfect "field manual" for every supply chain or operations management practitioner and student. The field's only single-volume reference, it's uniquely convenient and uniquely affordable. With nearly 1,500 well-organized definitions, it can help students quickly map all areas of operations and supply chain management, and prepare for... more...

  • The Animation Business Handbookby Karen Raugust

    St. Martin's Press 2004; US$ 8.99

    Today, animation is more prevalent than ever in television, films, video games, and the Internet. Karen Raugust has created a much needed, comprehensive look at the entire business. She shows in detail how a successful animation studio or entrepreneur operates, describes the process of developing an animation property from the concept stage through... more...

  • An Introduction to Lean Work Designby Lawrence Fredendall; Matthias Thurer

    Business Expert Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    The purpose of Lean Management is to make an organization more competitive. Lean began as the product of an automobile manufacturer's effort to become more competitive in the world market. The concept of Lean originated not as a particular application of established theory but as a process of trial and error on the shop floor. Although the inventors... more...