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Operations management: Learning objectives

Module by: Global Text Project. E-mail the authorEdited By: Dr. Donald J. McCubbrey

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Business Fundamentals was developed by the Global Text Project, which is working to create open-content electronic textbooks that are freely available on the website http://globaltext.terry.uga.edu. Distribution is also possible via paper, CD, DVD, and via this collaboration, through Connexions. The goal is to make textbooks available to the many who cannot afford them. For more information on getting involved with the Global Text Project or Connexions email us at drexel@uga.edu and dcwill@cnx.org.

Editor: Dr John Burnett (Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, USA)

Editor: Michael J Pesch (St Cloud University, USA) Reviewer: Ronald F Farina (Daniels College of Business, University of Denver, USA)

  • understand the role of operations management in organizations
  • differentiate between strategic and tactical operations decisions
  • describe the key operations management decisions faced by managers
  • understand three of the most important operations management practices: Total Quality Management, Supply Chain Management, and Just-in-Time/Lean Operations

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