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Operations management: a strategic approach

Bettley, Alison; Mayle, David and Tantoush, Tarek (2005). Operations management: a strategic approach. London, UK: Sage Publications.

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Abstract

How have consumer demands, environmental and ethical concerns, the advancement of technology and the globalization of business changed and redefined operations management?
This Reader explains new and emerging areas and re-evaluates some important mainstream issues. Leading specialists contribute their experiences and thoughts on four key areas. They are:
- Strategy - makes the case for regarding operations as a strategic asset in their own right
- Methodology - examines the myriad of approaches taken towards process improvement
- Technology - asks why problems associated with the implementation of technology continue to dog organisations
- Human Issues - repositions human input to the top of the operational agenda.

Item Type: Authored Book
ISBN: 1-4129-1902-9, 978-1-4129-1902-9
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 2074
Depositing User: Users 12 not found.
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:46
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2074
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