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Essentials of Inventory Management

Essentials of Inventory Management

  • Author: Max Muller
  • Publisher: AMACOM
  • ISBN: 081441656X
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 272
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Inventory management is about more than counting what you've got. It's about understanding business realities and making decisions that balance current demand with future needs-while keeping overhead and operating costs to a minimum. Now in its Second Edition, Essentials of Inventory Management gives inventory professionals the information they need to maximize productivity in key areas, from physical stock issues to problem identification and resolution to technologies like RFID and other automated inventory mechanisms. Perfect for novice and veteran managers alike, this ultra-practical book covers topics such as: Forecasting and replenishment strategies * Differences between retail and manufacturing inventories * Materials requirements planning and just-in-time inventory systems * Simple formulas for calculating quantities and schedules * Management of inventory as a physical reality and a monetary value * Supply chain risk management Complete with detailed examples, handy tools, and a revised and expanded chapter analyzing "Why Inventory Systems Fail and How to Fix Them," this nontechnical yet thorough guide is perfect for both instructional and on-the-job use.

Essentials of Inventory Management

Essentials of Inventory Management

  • Author: Max Muller
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Leadership
  • ISBN: 1400212383
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 272
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The bar is set high for inventory control professionals—and well-ordered stock rooms and records are just the beginning. Beyond core tasks such as locating items, you’ve got to project future business needs, hold down costs, and fix supply chain problems. You need strategic and financial knowledge, and the skills to manage many moving parts. Essentials of Inventory Management is the answer book that practitioners and students rely on. It breaks down the job into easy concepts and concrete steps. Examples, charts, review questions, formulas, and clear explanations help you: Track inventory costs • Read balance sheets • Calculate gross profit • Set up a locator system • Weigh pros and cons of bar codes and RFID • Factor in replenishment costs • Decide when to get rid of dead stock • Pinpoint system dysfunctions • Mitigate risks in the supply chain • And much more. New chapters in the third edition explain how to purchase inventory, pick the best location for a distribution center, and establish safety precautions for handling inventory. Maintaining physical spaces and databases are only part of your responsibilities. From forecasting to troubleshooting to the fundamentals of finance, this book gives you the tools to optimize efficiency—and drive profits.

Essentials of Pharmacy Management

Essentials of Pharmacy Management

  • Author: Dennis H. Tootelian,Albert I. Wertheimer,Andrey Mikhailitchenko
  • Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press
  • ISBN: 0857110187
  • Category: Medical
  • Page: 446
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Essentials of Pharmacy Management is an accessible introduction to management in an increasingly business-oriented environment. It provides a jump-start to leadership roles and career advancement. This textbook provides pharmacy students with an understanding of business processes used, and how those processes impact their practice of pharmacy in providing patient care. The material provides those who aspire to become managers in healthcare organizations with a foundation of how to manage in an environment that is focused on "the business of healthcare." For pharmacists who prefer not to move into management positions, the book explains how and why business decisions are made relative to practice. Written in an easy-to-use and understandable form, the text is direct and to the point, focussing on the basics of good business practice. Special features include cases that allow students to apply what they have learned in the chapters to business situations within the context of various practice settings

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

  • Author: Nigel Slack
  • Publisher: Pearson UK
  • ISBN: 1292238887
  • Category: Business logistics
  • Page: 482
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Based on the market-leading Operations Management text, this is the ideal book for those wanting a more concise introduction to the subject, focusing on essential core topics, without compromising on the authoritative, clear and highly practical approach that has become the trademark of the authors. Revised and updated to reflect the ever-changing world of operations management, the book is rooted in real-life practice with a wealth of examples and case studies from different sectors and industries around the world.

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

  • Author: Ray Wild
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA
  • ISBN: 9781844800520
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 456
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An abridged version of "Operations Management" for more introductory courses. The book uses a life-cycle structure which takes students through the entire operations process from beginning to end An abridged version of "Operations Management" for more introductory courses. The book uses a life-cycle structure which takes students through the entire operations process from beginning to end

Essentials of Operations Management

Essentials of Operations Management

  • Author: Scott T. Young
  • Publisher: SAGE
  • ISBN: 1412925703
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 374
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"Essentials of Operations Management" has been designed for those who want an inexpensive text that will provide only the essential information related to operations. Written by an author with many years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and MBA level, "Essentials of Operations Management" takes a global approach and places emphasis on strategy and forecasting.

ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

ESSENTIALS OF OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

  • Author: AMSHED A. MODI
  • Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
  • ISBN: 8120353056
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 400
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Designing and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services is what Operations Management is all about. This book is a concise volume on all those bare essentials of Operations Management. Authored with a practical approach, the book focuses on applications involved in Operations Management which are used to streamline the systems and functions of any organization. The chapters are well-supported with Cases, Solved Examples, and Numerical Problems. The book is also incorporated with Appendices on the Standard and Normal Distribution Table, the Poisson Distribution Table, and Linear Programming to make the calculations on statistics and mathematics easy. Designed as a text for the undergraduate students of Engineering (Mechanical) and postgraduate students of Management, the book is equally useful as a handy reference for Engineers, Operations Managers and Management Professionals.

Essentials of Management

Essentials of Management

  • Author: Andrew DuBrin
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0324353898
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 652
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ESSENTIALS OF MANAGEMENT, Eighth Edition, offers a comprehensive, focused, and reader-friendly review of the fundamental principles and applications of effective management, linking theory and practice to prepare students for leadership in today’s competitive business environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essentials of Supply Chain Management

The Essentials of Supply Chain Management

New Business Concepts and Applications

  • Author: Hokey Min
  • Publisher: FT Press
  • ISBN: 0134036409
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 400
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This is today's indispensable introduction to supply chain management for today's students and tomorrow's managers – not yesterday's! Prof. Hokey Min focuses on modern business strategies and applications – transcending obsolete logistics- and purchasing-driven approaches still found in many competitive books. Focusing on outcomes throughout, The Essentials of Supply Chain Management shows how to achieve continuous organizational success by applying modern supply chain concepts. Reflecting his extensive recent experience working with leading executives and managers, Min teaches highly-effective methods for supply chain thinking and problem-solving. You'll master an integrated Total System Approach that places functions like inventory control and transportation squarely in context, helping you smoothly integrate internal and external functions, and establish effective inter-firm cooperation and strategic alliances across complex supply chains. Coverage includes: Understanding modern sourcing, logistics, operations, sales, and marketing – and how they fit together Using modern supply chain methods to improve customer satisfaction and quality Working with cutting-edge supply chain technology and metrics Moving towards greater sustainability and more effective risk management Working with core analytical tools to evaluate supply chain practices and measure performance Legal, ethical, cultural, and environmental/sustainability aspects of modern supply chain operations How to build a career in global supply chain management The Essentials of Supply Chain Management will be an indispensable resource for all graduate and undergraduate students in supply chain management, and for every practitioner pursuing professional certification or executive education in the field.

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

Essentials of Supply Chain Management

  • Author: Michael H. Hugos
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 9780470893715
  • Category: Business & Economics
  • Page: 304
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Fully revised and expanded, the Second Edition contains valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices. This handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and technologies in supply chain management. "Michael Hugos presents the core concepts and techniques of supply chain management in a clear, concise, and easily readable style for those desiring an introduction to the subject or for those wanting to refine their understanding and application of supply chain issues. The case studies and executive insights are very useful in illustrating how to effectively employ supply chains to enable companies to accomplish their business goals." -Perry J. Gaid, Vice President of Purchasing, OneSource Facility Services, Inc. "My company is involved in both manufacturing and distribution. Mr. Hugos's book provides a valuable framework of concepts and techniques that people at all levels of the company can use to organize and improve our supply chain management capabilities and tie them to our business strategy." -Grant Watkinson, Ph.D., President, Coastwide Laboratories, Inc. Praise for the First Edition "An excellent introduction into supply chain management . . . a book you should own and loan out to others frequently." -Supply Management "In clear and concise prose, this lean book outlines the most crucial tenets and concepts of supply chain management." -Supply Chain Management Review The Wiley Essentials Series-because the business world is always changing...and so should you.