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Tools and Tactics for Operations Managers (Collection) (FT Press Operations Management) [Kindle Edition]

Randal Wilson , Arthur V. Hill , Hillel Glazer
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A brand new collection of state-of-the-art operations management tools and tactics… 3 authoritative books, now in a convenient e-format, at a great price!

 

3 authoritative eBooks bring together today’s most valuable new operations management techniques and solutions!

 

Apply today’s most innovative operations management techniques to improve performance and value in any organization -- even the most complex or constrained! In High Performance Operations, Hillel Glazer shows how to optimize business performance and profitability while maintaining strong governance and compliance. Glazer demonstrates how to integrate lean and systems thinking, and systematically incorporating compliance into planning for overall performance, value, and profitability, rather than viewing it as an end in itself. Learn how to clarify competing interests and implement pre-conditions for success; use systems thinking to promote operational excellence; eliminate single points of failure; establish proof-of-performance; scale your successes, and get more of "what went right"! The Encyclopedia of Operations Management is the perfect single-volume "field manual" for every OM or supply chain professional. Nearly 1,500 well-organized, up-to-date definitions cover every facet of supply chain design, planning, management, and optimization. For the first time, this remarkable reference brings together up-to-the-minute information about topics ranging from accounting and customer service to transportation and warehousing. Next, in The Operations Manager's Toolbox , Randal Wilson helps you use proven project management (PM) tools and techniques to supercharge efficiency, free up resources, eliminate unnecessary meetings, and get more done faster. Wilson shows how to apply PM to complete crucial "smaller" tasks that can deliver rapid and sizable improvements. You’ll learn how to plan, implement, and measure the success of high-impact changes, and organize key tasks so they actually get done. Discover specific techniques for eliminating waste in engineering, manufacturing, distribution, and inventory. Next, learn how to use PM to manage teams, schedules, budgets, and resources more effectively, and systematically predict and mitigate operational risks. Whatever your role in operations management, this unique eBook collection will help you perform far more effectively – in your organization, and in your career!

 

From world-renowned operations management experts Hillel Glazer, Arthur V. Hill, and Randal Wilson



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About the Author

Hillel Glazer is Founder, Principal, and CEO of Entinex, a consulting firm that focuses on generating higher performance in companies motivated to be lean and agile, and to achieve world-class levels of operational excellence. Also an SEI Visiting Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University, he is one of the few CMMI High Maturity Lead Appraisers and CMMI Instructors working with agile teams to successfully harmonize lean- and systems-thinking into highly regulated companies. His contributions have appeared in multiple publications, including the recent Addison-Wesley book, CMMI for Services, Second Edition. Arthur V. Hill, Ph.D. is Associate Dean for MBA Programs in the Carlson School of Management and the John and Nancy Lindahl Professor for Excellence in Business Education in U. of Minnesota’s Operations and Management Science Department. He co-edited The Journal of Operations Management, a leading journal in the field. He is an APICS Fellow. Randal Wilson, MBA, PMP, serves as Adjunct Professor of Operations Management, Keller Graduate School of Management, DeVry University. Currently Operations Manager at Parker Hose and Fittings, he was previously Senior New Product Introduction Engineer at REMEC.


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  • File Size: 7005 KB
  • Print Length: 1467 pages
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  • Publisher: FT Press; 1 edition (March 2, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00BNSSJ0G
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Randal Wilson, MBA, PMP serves as Visiting Professor of Project Management, Keller Graduate School of Management, at the Elk Grove, CA DeVry University campus. His teaching style is one of addressing Project Management concepts using not only academic course guidelines and text, but includes in-depth discussions in lectures using practical application from industry experience.

Mr. Wilson is currently Operations and Project Manager at Parker Hose and Fittings. He is responsible for five locations across Northern California and Nevada, as well as project management of redesigns and renovation of existing facilities and construction of new facilities.

Mr. Wilson was formally in the telecommunications industry as Senior New Product Introduction Engineer at REMEC, Inc., Senior New Product Introduction Engineer with Spectrian Corp. and Associate Design Engineer with American Microwave Technology. He also served as Senior Manufacturing Engineer at Hewlett Packard.

He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) of the Project Management Institute. He acquired an MBA with concentration in General Operations Management from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University in Fremont, CA and a Bachelor of Science in Technical Management with concentration in Project Management from DeVry University in Fremont, CA.



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