Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, Global Edition Pearson eText, 13th Edition

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Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management, Global Edition Pearson eText, 13th Edition

By Jay Heizer, Barry Render, Chuck Munson
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A broad introduction to operations, reinforced with extensive practice problems

Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management presents a broad introduction to the field of operations in a realistic and practical manner, while offering the largest and most diverse collection of issues on the market. Solved problems and worked examples found in the 13th Edition provide ample support -- to help readers better understand concepts important to today’s operations management professionals.

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  • Process of Science essays present the material in a non-linear and highly visual format, aligning with widely accepted models of how science actually works.
  • Heavily revised Chapter 1 focuses on science literacy skills to introduce students to the process of science right from the start.
  • Visualising the Data figures illustrate data in an infographic format and provide students with a fresh approach to understanding concepts. These 14 figures appear throughout the text with icons flagging where they appear.
  • Figure Walkthroughs, written and narrated by the author team, appear in the chapters and include a QR Code to an accompanying short video that explains the concept or process.
  • “Why It Matters” photo collages have been updated to increase student curiosity about biology and give students real-world examples to convey why abstract concepts like cell respiration or photosynthesis matter. The authors have made improvements and updates based on reviewer feedback.
  • Select chapters have new Chapter Threads, and all Chapter Thread essays have been updated for currency and relevancy. Each Chapter Thread weaves a compelling topic throughout the chapter, highlighted in the Biology and Society, The Process of Science, and Evolution Connection essays.
  • Two Biology and Society essays have been added, and the Biology and Society essays relating biology to students’ lives are either new or updated.
  • “Major Themes in Biology” — Evolution, Structure/Function, Information Flow, Energy
  • Transformations, and Interconnections within Systems — help students see the interconnectedness of concepts and help instructors focus on the big picture ideas in biology. Introduced in Chapter 1, themes appear throughout the text with icons flagging headings where they appear.
  • Assessment questions reinforce the five major biological themes, are located at the end of each chapter.
  • Evolution Connection essays further explore a consistent evolution theme in depth in each chapter.
  • Interpreting Data end-of-chapter questions help students learn to use quantitative material by analysing graphs and interacting with other data.
Table of contents
  • 1. Operations and Productivity
  • 2. Operations Strategy in a Global Environment
  • 3. Project Management
  • 4. Forecasting
  • 5. Design of Goods and Services
  • 6. Managing Quality
  • 7. Process Strategies
  • 8. Location Strategies
  • 9. Layout Strategies
  • 10. Human Resources, Job Design, and Work Measurement
  • 11. Supply Chain Management
  • 12. Inventory Management
  • 13. Aggregate Planning and S&OP
  • 14. Material Requirements Planning (MRP) and ERP
  • 15. Short-Term Scheduling
  • 16. Lean Operations
  • 17. Maintenance and Reliability
  • Module A: Decision-Making Tools
  • Module B: Linear Programming
  • Module C: Transportation Models
  • Module D: Waiting-Line Models
  • Module E: Learning Curves
  • Module F: Simulation
  • Module G: Applying Analytics to Big Data in Operations Management