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Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Operations Management books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

1. Operations Management For Dummies (2013)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOperations management is an important skill for current and aspiring business leaders to develop and master. It deals with the design and management of products, processes, services, and supply chains. Operations management is a growing field and a required course for most undergraduate business majors and MBA candidates. Now, Operations Management For Dummies serves as an extremely resourceful aid for this difficult subject. Tracks to a typical course in operations management or operations strategy, and covers topics such as evaluating and measuring existing systems’ performance and efficiency, materials management and product…
Author(s): Mary Ann Anderson , Edward J. Anderson, et al.

2. Operations Management (2019)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf    ·    Important, because it enables organizations to provide services and products that we all need·    Exciting, because it is central to constant changes in customer preference, networks of supply and demand, and developments in technology·    Challenging, because solutions must be must be financially sound, resource-efficient, as well as environmentally and socially responsible·    And everywhere, because in our daily lives, whether at work or at home, we all experience and…
Author(s): Prof Nigel Slack, Prof Alistair Brandon-Jones

3. Greenhouse Operation and Management (7th Edition) (2011)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfBased on the author's life-long practical experiences both in the industry and in research, this best-selling, state-of-the-art guide to the operation of commercial flower and vegetable greenhouses presents coverage in the order in which decision-making concerns occur for a person entering the greenhouse business. Exceptionally comprehensive –yet accessible– provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman's terms for ALL aspects of the business–from the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and…
Author(s): Paul V. Nelson

4. How to be a Chief Operating Officer: 16 Disciplines for Success (2017)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfChief Operating Officer is one of the most complex senior management roles in organisations today. It embraces a range of disciplines, from Technology to Human Resources, from Legal to Risk. Yet, unlike other senior executive roles, there is no established framework or body of knowledge to support the COO. This book de-mystifies the COO role and breaks it into 16 core elements; the three fundamental pillars of Culture, Strategy and Change, plus 13 technical areas. It outlines responsibilities, warning signs, and how to boost performance. It equips…
Author(s): Jennifer Geary

5. Principles of Operations Management: Sustainability and Supply Chain Management (10th Edition) (2016)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfFor courses in Operations 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. Problems found in the contain ample support–found in the book’s solved-problems and worked examples–to help readers better understand concepts important to today’s operations management professionals.   For a more comprehensive version with the business analytic modules at the end of the text, see Heizer/Render’s (0134422406 / 9780134422404). This title is available with…
Author(s): Jay Heizer, Barry Render, et al.

6. Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management (2018)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfISBN: 9781260084610 is an International Student Edition of Matching Supply with Demand: An Introduction to Operations Management 4th Edition By Gerard Cachon (Author) and Christian Terwiesch (Author) This ISBN: 9781260084610 is student textbook only. It will not come with online access code. Online Access code sold separately at ISBN: 9781260316995 The content of this is the same on other formats An Introduction to Operations Management, 4e is the most authoritative, cutting-edge book for operations management MBAs. The book demands rigorous analysis on the…
Author(s): Gerard Cachon, Christian Terwiesch

7. Restaurant Concepts, Management and Operations, Eighth Edition (2017)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfRestaurant Concepts, Management, and Operations, 8th Edition takes the reader from the initial idea to the grand opening. It features comprehensive, applications-based coverage of all aspects of developing, opening, and running a restaurant. This includes topics such as staffing, legal and regulatory concerns, cost control and general financing, marketing and promotion, equipment and design, the menu, sanitation, and concept. A one-stop guide to the restaurant business, the Eighth Edition of Walker’s, Restaurant Concepts, Management, and Operations continues the success…
Author(s): John R. Walker

8. Strategic Operations Management (2018)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfStrategic Operations Management, 4th Edition, shows how vital it is to have world-class operations management in any organisation. In the past, where organisations tended to be more hierarchical than today, the words, “strategy” and “operations” were almost mutually exclusive. In today’s highly competitive environment, though, strategic operations capabilities must be in place for organisations to provide goods and services that meet and exceed customer requirements. Key issues such as cost, speed, quality, flexibility and constant innovation are all part of strategic operations. However,…
Author(s): Steve Brown, John Bessant, et al.

9. Operations Management : Processes And Supply Chain, 12Th Edition (2018)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfPlease Read Notes: Brand New, International Softcover Edition, Printed in black and white pages, minor self wear on the cover or pages, Sale restriction may be printed on the book, but Book name, contents, and author are exactly same as Hardcover Edition. Fast delivery through DHL/FedEx express. #1,160,897 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #114864 in Business & Money (Books) #215740 in Textbooks Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): E J. Krajewski And K. Malhotra Manoj Le

10. OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN: DECISIONS & CASES (Mcgraw-hill Series Operations and Decision Sciences) (2017)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfOperations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases is an ideal book for the instructor seeking a short text with cases. This book employs a cross-functional perspective that emphasizes strategy and critical thinking, appealing to non-majors and practical for use in an MBA level or undergraduate course in operations management. The size and focus of the book also make the text attractive for the cross-functional curriculum where students are required to purchase more than one text. The eighteen cases offer variety in length and rigor; and several are from Ivey, Stanford, and Darden. This mix makes the book appropriate…
Author(s): Roger G Schroeder, M. Johnny Rungtusanatham, et al.

11. The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Operations Management (McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Courses) (2010)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfTake a crash course in boosting operational efficiency! Whether a business manufactures trucks, delivers packages, or sells coffee, it lives and breathes on its operations. Without exception. Ensuring smooth, efficient processes is a challenging task–but the rewards are immense. The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Operations Management puts you on the fast track to bolstering and managing the effectiveness of your organization’s operations. Complete with exercises, self-tests, and an online final exam, this virtual immersion course in operations management teaches you how to: #571,227 in…
Author(s): Linda L. Brennan

12. Manager’s Guide to Operations Management (Briefcase Books) (2009)

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your BookshelfHow do you operate at maximum efficiency with minimum cost? Manager’s Guide to Operations Management addresses one of the most pressing business issues of our time by offering easy-toimplement advice on creating the most effective, streamlined operations possible. This quick-reference guide explains how to: #215,291 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #80 in Lean Management #433 in Business Management (Books) #89 in Business Operations Research (Books) Would you like to ?If you are a seller for this product, would you like to ?…
Author(s): John Kamauff

Best Operations Management Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some operations management books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Games In Management Science: Essays In Honor Of Georges Zaccour

Author(s): Pierre-Olivier Pineau, Simon Sigué, Sihem Taboubi
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2398748

Strategic Implementation of Continuous Improvement Approach

Author(s): Jagdeep Singh, Harwinder Singh
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2252153

Management Approach for Resource-Productive Operations

Author(s): Markus Hammer
Publisher: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden;Springer Gabler, Year: 2019, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2253276

Handbook of Metaheuristics

Author(s): Michel Gendreau, Jean-Yves Potvin
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310764

Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Author(s): Henk Zijm, Matthias Klumpp, Alberto Regattieri, Sunderesh Heragu
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 22 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2310901

Operations Management and Sustainability: New Research Perspectives

Author(s): Luitzen de Boer, Poul Houman Andersen
Publisher: Springer International Publishing;Palgrave Macmillan, Year: 2019, Size: 5 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311000

Global Supply Chain and Operations Management: A Decision-Oriented Introduction to the Creation of Value

Author(s): Dmitry Ivanov, Alexander Tsipoulanidis, Jörn Schönberger
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 21 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311166

Lean and Green Supply Chain Management: Optimization Models and Algorithms

Author(s): Turan Paksoy, Gerhard-Wilhelm Weber, Sandra Huber
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2311808

Multiple Criteria Decision Making and Aiding: Cases on Models and Methods with Computer Implementations

Author(s): Sandra Huber, Martin Josef Geiger, Adiel Teixeira de Almeida
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2019, Size: 8 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 2312239

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are absolutely best-sellers according to Washington Post, others are drafted by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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