An in-depth discussion of the major decisions in production planning, scheduling, and inventory management faced by organizations, both private and public. Strategic and operational issues are covered, as well as the latest systems used to make decisions, including Just-in-Time Manufacturing, KANBAN, Distribution Requirements Planning, and PUSH Control. A series of cases focusing on one organization complement the text's discussion, and several problem sets are also included. An extensive list of references allows the advanced student to pursue topics of interest in more detail.
Business-Money, Management-Leadership, Management,