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Introduction to Operations Management : The Joy of Operations (Hardcover) (Ajay Das)
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Operations Management: A first course offers a non-technical, hands-on introduction to operations management.
The book covers core topics, including forecasting, inventory, quality, process, layout, project management, production and capacity planning, and product design. It also provides a chronological view of operations management, as well as how it relates to the strategic goals of the firm. Students also benefit from:
- A hands-on game or exercise at the beginning of every chapter using real-world scenarios to help students understand operations management tasks
- Limited statistics and mathematical derivations in favor of applied models
- Simple, predictable chapter format to make the book easy to navigate
Students of introductory operations management courses will love this concise, practical textbook. A companion website features an instructor’s manual with test questions, as well as additional exercises and examples for in-class use.