Manufacturing Management: Principles and Concepts

Manufacturing Management: Principles and Concepts


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This book is intended to be used for a foundation course on modern principles of production and operations management. During the past 15 years there have been a number of fundamental changes in production management thinking and philosophy. The objective of this book is to present a coherent and integrated account of these new emerging principles.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412373701
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 10/31/1995
Edition description: 1995
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Core concepts:Dynamics of industrial competition. The concept of added value.The major international manufacturing management functions: Dynamics of materials flow. Planning hierarchies and timescales: the master production schedule. Fundamentals of manufacturing resources planning (MRP). OPT and synchronous manufacturing. The JIT approach. Total productive maintenance.Managing the logistics interface: Purchasing - achieving quality and value.Global issues: Physical distribution. Total quality management - tools and techniques. Manufacturing strategy. Manufacturing performance monitoring.

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