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Principles of Operations Management, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By Jay Heizer, Barry Render

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: May 16, 2013

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For undergraduate Operations Management courses.

A broad, practical introduction to operations, reinforced with an extensive collection of practice problems.

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. The problems found in this text also contain ample support—found in the book’s solved-problems, worked examples, and myomlab, Pearson’s new online homework and tutorial system—to help students complete and understand assignments even when they’re not in class.¿

For a more comprehensive version with the business analytic modules at the end of the text, see Heizer/Render’s Operations Management, 11e.

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction to Operations Management

1. Operations and Productivity

2. Operations Strategy in a Global Environment

3. Project Management

4. Forecasting


Part II. Designing Operations

5. Design of Goods and Services

S5. Sustainability in the Supply Chain

6. Managing Quality

S6. Statistical Process Control

7. Process Strategy

S7Capacity and Constraint Management

8. Location Strategies

9. Layout Strategies

10. Human Resources, Job Design, and Work Measurement


Part III. Managing Operations

11. Supply-Chain Management

S11. Supply-Chain Analytics

12. Inventory Management

13. Aggregate Planning and S&OP

14. Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and ERP

15. Short-Term Scheduling

16. Just-in-Time, TPS, and Lean Operations

17. Maintenance and Reliability


¿Online Tutorials

1. Statistical Tools for Managers

2. Acceptance Sampling

3. The Simplex Method of Linear Programming

4. The MODI and VAM Methods of Solving Transportation Problems

5. Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

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$94.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-296844-7