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Operations Management Text book By William J Stevenson

Operations Management by William J Stevenson is a definitive guide to operations management. This textbook has been used for years in teaching operations management to both undergraduate and graduate students. As the field of operations management evolves and grows, the book continues to provide up-to-date coverage of the concepts, tools, and applications in the field of operations management. Dr. Stevenson’s careful explanations, approachable format, and emphasis on problem-solving dispel all apprehensions and false impressions about the subject.  The book, marked by detailed examples, solved problems, short cases, readings on current issues facing business, end of chapter problems and application-oriented assignments empowers students, ‘to learn with practice’. Operations Management by William, J Stevenson topics cover both strategic issues and Practical applications. 

Topics Covered in Operations Management by William J Stevenson

William J. Stevenson’s text book ‘Operations Management’ covers all the operations management topics taught in most business schools. Below is a sample list of topics covered.

  • Forecasting
  • Product and Service Design
  • Capacity Planning
  • Process Selection and Facility Layout
  • Work Design and Measurement
  • Location Planning and Analysis
  • Management of Quality
  • Quality Control
  • Aggregate Planning and Master Scheduling
  • MRP and ERP
  • Inventory Management
  • JIT and Lean Operations 
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Scheduling
  • Project Management
  • Management of Waiting Lines
  • Linear Programming

Other Operations Management Text Books

Top 5 Operations Management Books recommended by CEOs

  1. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement Paperback – June 1, 2014 by Eliyahu M. Goldratt (Author), Jeff Cox (Author)
  2. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done – February 1, 2011 by Larry Bossidy (Author), Ram Charan (Author), Charles Burck (Author)
  3. The Six Sigma Way: How to Maximize the Impact of Your Change and Improvement Efforts, Second edition Hardcover – January 7, 2014 by Peter Pande (Author), Robert Neuman (Author), Roland Cavanagh (Author)
  4. Reengineering the Corporation: A Manifesto for Business Revolution (Collins Business Essentials) Paperback – October 10, 2006 by Michael Hammer (Author), James Champy (Author)
  5. Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done Paperback – February 1, 2011 by Larry Bossidy (Author), Ram Charan (Author), Charles Burck (Author)

About Dr. Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson is the author of textbooks in management science, statistics, and operations management. He is an Associate Professor of Decision Sciences in the College of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Operations Management and Management Science. His articles have appeared in Management Science, Decision Sciences, Quality Progress, and other journals. He received a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in production/operations management, from Syracuse University.

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