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The Routledge Companion to Production and Operations Management

Edited by: Martin K. Starr , Sushil K. Gupta

Print publication date:  March  2017
Online publication date:  March  2017

Print ISBN: 9781138919594
eBook ISBN: 9781315687803
Adobe ISBN: 9781317419242

10.4324/9781315687803
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This remarkable volume highlights the importance of Production and Operations Management (POM) as a field of study and research contributing to substantial business and social growth. The editors emphasize how POM works with a range of systems—agriculture, disaster management, e-commerce, healthcare, hospitality, military systems, not-for-profit, retail, sports, sustainability, telecommunications, and transport—and how it contributes to the growth of each.

Martin K. Starr and Sushil K. Gupta gather an international team of experts to provide researchers and students with a panoramic vision of the field. Divided into eight parts, the book presents the history of POM, and establishes the foundation upon which POM has been built while also revisiting and revitalizing topics that have long been essential. It examines the significance of processes and projects to the fundamental growth of the POM field. Critical emerging themes and new research are examined with open minds and this is followed by opportunities to interface with other business functions. Finally, the next era is discussed in ways that combine practical skill with philosophy in its analysis of POM, including traditional and nontraditional applications, before concluding with the editors’ thoughts on the future of the discipline.

Students of POM will find this a comprehensive, definitive resource on the state of the discipline and its future directions.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Evolution of the POM Discipline Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Global Supply Chain Management Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Forecasting Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Aggregate Production Planning Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Scheduling in Manufacturing and Services Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Inventory Management Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Quality Management Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Facilities Design and Planning Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Manufacturing Strategy Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Process Capabilities and Leveraging Advances in Science and Technology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Project Design and Management Download PDF
Chapter  12:  From Lean Production to Operational Excellence Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Business Startup Operations Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Sustainable Operations Download PDF
Chapter  15:  The Interdependence of Data Analytics and Operations Management Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The Evolution of Logistics Clusters Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Human Behavior In Operations Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Management Accounting and Operations Management Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Pom and Finance Download PDF
Chapter  20:  POM and Marketing Download PDF
Chapter  21:  The Strategic Role of Human Resources in Enabling POM Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Operations Management in Hospitality Download PDF
Chapter  23:  POM for Healthcare—Focusing the Upstream Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Sports Operations Management Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Pom in Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  26:  POM and the Military Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Not-for-Profit Operations Management Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Telecommunications and Operations Management Download PDF
Chapter  29:  POM for Disaster Management Download PDF
Chapter  30:  The Impact of POM on Transport and Logistics Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Pom and Retailing Download PDF
Chapter  32:  POM for the Hospitality Industry Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Trends in Global Sourcing, Procurement, and Distribution Research and Practice Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Best Practice Download PDF
Chapter  35:  The Evolutionary Trends of POM Research in Manufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Future Trends for Research and Practice in the Management of Global Supply Chains Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Conclusions Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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