Production and Operations Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5051-290-6

Student Price : Rs.180

Student Dollar Price : 8$

Book Edition : Sixth

Year of Publication : 2012

No. Of Pages : 376

About The Book

We have pleasure in offering Production and Operations Management to the fourth semester students of BBM course Bangalore University. A student of BBM is expected to posses some knowledge about how goods and services are being produced and offered to the end users, as he or she is on the threshold of management education.

The book is divided into 18 chapters, Production and Operations Management comprehensively covers the syllabus and is rich in pedogogie aids. We have also included skill building exercises at the end of each chapter. We hope that book would serve the purpose for which it is being brought out.

Book Content of Production and Operations Management

Chapter − 1: Nature and Scope of Production and Operations Management
Chapter − 2: Plant Location
Chapter − 3: Plant Layout
Chapter − 4: Factory Building
Chapter − 5: Plant Utilities

  • Plant Lightning
  • Ventilation
  • Industrial Sanitation
  • Noise Control
Chapter − 6: Safety
Chapter − 7: Materials Management
Chapter − 8: Purchasing
Chapter − 9: Materials Handling
Chapter − 10: Materials Storing
Chapter − 11: Inventory Management
Chapter − 12: Job Design and Ergonomics
Chapter − 13: Production/Operations Planning and Control
Chapter − 14: Quality Control
Chapter − 15: Work Study − Method Study and Work Measurement
Chapter − 16: Plant Maintenance
Chapter − 17: Automation
Chapter − 18: Waste Management


About The Author

G. Sudarsana Reddy is Professor of Management at Seshadripuram Institute of Management and Studies, Bengaluru. He is an MBA, M.Com, MFM, and Ph.D. He has been teaching Postgraduate Subjects for the last eleven years in the areas of Financial Management, International Financial Management, Project Appraisal and Finance, Security Analysis and Portfolio Management, and Financial Institutions and Markets.

He has published five books - "Essentials of Financial Management, Advanced Financial Management, Financial Management: Principles and Practice; Financial Management and Strategic Management." He coauthored eight books - "Strategic Management : Text and Cases; Management and Behavioural Process; Management and Organisational Behaviour; Business Environment for Strategic Management; Business Law; Production and Operations Management; Organisational Behaviour; and Business Environment." He has published more than 50 research papers in the journals of all-India repute. He has also presented more than 25 papers in the national and international seminars.

K. ASWATHAPPA is a former Dean, Faculty of Commerce and Management, Bangalore University and Former Director, Canara Bank School of Management Studies, Bangalore. He has published more than 25 books on different areas of commerce and management.

He has guided more than 25 Ph.Ds. and has adjudicated theses of several universities. He was the member of several bodies in Bangalore University and on the Boards of Studies of many other universities.

Currently, he is a visiting professor in several B-Schools and is active in revising and writing books.

B. Krishna Reddy -


Department of Management Studies,

Osmania University, Hydrabad.

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