This Multi Pack consists of Operations Management, 4th Edition by Nigel Slack, Stuart Chambers, and Robert Johnston (ISBN: 027367066), and Cases in Operations Management, 3rd Edition by Robert Johnston, Stuart Chambers, Nigel Slack, Alan Harrison, and Christine Harland (ISBN: 0273655310). An essential tool for those wanting balanced coverage of services and manufacturing operations management. Operations Management, 4th edition is intended to provide an introduction to operations management for all students who wish to understand the nature and activities of operations management. Providing a clear, well-structured and interesting treatment of operations management, the text provides both a logical path through the various operations management activities as well as the fundamental understanding of their strategic context. This book strikes an interesting balance between the strategic and operational views of operations management and between manufacturing and service industry views of operations. Nigel Slack's Operations Management is THE authoritative, managerial view of the subject. it is in creating the products and services upon which we all depend. This revised and fully updated edition of Operations Management continues to provide a clear, well-structured and comprehensive treatment of the subject, balancing a logical approach with the insights that come from real life operations examples and practices around the world. The third edition of this highly successful case book, Cases in operations Management, has been expanded and updated to reflect the increasing reliance upon comprehensive case material in the teaching of operations management. The text begins with an introduction to analysing operations management cases. Each of the subsequent parts deals with a key area of operations management and begins with an expanded introduction, allowing the book to serve as a stand alone text for introductory operations management courses.This book strikes an interesting balance between the strategic and operational views of operations management and between manufacturing and service industry views of operations.
|Author||:||Robert Johnston, Nigel Slack|
|Publisher||:||Financial Times/Prentice Hall - 2004-08-26|