Production and Operations Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-804-1

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 430

Book Weight :680

About The Book

The production and operations function is considered to be at the heart of any business. Production and Operations Management focuses on getting things done and converting inputs into outputs through some conversion process.

Production and operations managers who are in charge of manufacturing understand the importance of ensuring superior product quality, cutting unnecessary costs, meeting tight delivery schedules demanded by customers and providing better customer service so as to maintain and improve the competitiveness of their firms in the global market.

This book comprises 12 chapters covering various important topics of production and operations management.

Book Content of Production and Operations Management

Chapter 1 : Operations Management-An Overview
Chapter 2 : Product Planning And Development
Chapter 3 : Facility Location And Layout
Chapter 4 : Demand Forecasting
Chapter 5 : Design Of Work Systems
Chapter 6 : Operations Planning And Control
Chapter 7 : Aggregate Production Planning
Chapter 8 : Scheduling Of Operations
Chapter 9 : Inventory Management
Chapter 10 : Introduction To Total Quality Management
Chapter 11 : Principles And Philosophies Of Quality Management
Chapter 12 : Process Management


About The Author

K. Shridhara Bhat, a Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with postgraduate diploma in Industrial Management and Master`s degree in Business Administration is currently engaged in part-time teaching as a visiting professor and consultancy in the field of management education and industry.

Earlier, he worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Management Studies, East Point College of Engineering and Technology and BMS College of Engineering, Bangalore during the period of 1994 to 2005.

Before taking up teaching profession, he served Bharat Electronics for a period of about 26 years in the areas of Production and Operations Management, Materials Management, Research and Development, Human Resource Management, etc.

He has authored books in subjects such as – Production and Operations Management, Total Quality Management, Materials Management, Inventory Management, Business Process Reengineering, Operations Research and Quantitative Techniques, Management and Behavioural Processes, World-class Manufacturing, Logistics Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, etc.

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