Production and Operations Management

ISBN Number : 978-93-5097-188-8

Student Price : Rs.640

Student Dollar Price : 26$

Library Price : Rs.1500

Library Dollar Price : 60$

Book Edition : Second

Year of Publication : 2021

No. Of Pages : 656

Book Weight :1222

About The Book

The book is divided into six sections. Section I explains the nature and sets the tone for Production and Operations Management; Section 2 deals with various designs; Section 3 covers organizations of Physical facilities; Section 4 is about the actual operations; Section 5 describes materials management activities and Section 6 suggests how organizations can improve their productivity. Running through 27 chapters, the text has been reinforced with illustrations, solved problems, questions and references.


Contents :

1. Introduction to Production and Operations Management
2. Strategic Operations Management
3. Demand Forecasting
4. Production Processes, Manufacturing and Service Operations
5. Design of Production Systems
6. Production Technology and Technology Management
7. Long-Range Capacity Planning
8. Facility Location
9. Facility Layout
10. Design of Work Systems
11. Production/Operations Planning and Control
12. Aggregate Planning and Master Production Scheduling
13. Resource Requirements Planning
14. Service Operations: Planning and Scheduling
15. Shop Floor Planning and Control
16. Project Management
17. Quality Management
18. Maintenance Management
19. Introduction to Materials Management
20. Materials Planning and Control
21. Purchase Management
22. Stores Management and Materials Handling
23. Inventory Management
24. Just-In-Time Systems
25. Supply Chain Management
26. Enterprise Resource Planning
27. International Operations Management

About The Author

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.

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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