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Operations Management

Operations Management Author(s): William J. Stevenson

Difference between 12th and 11th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 12th and 11th editions

  • Time lapse between previous and current publications: 3 years (2011 vs 2014).
  • William J. Stevenson's Production/Operations Management book was originally written in 1982.
  • The Twelfth Ed. includes many new examples of real-world applications, problems, and exercises.
  • Added material and coverage in the Twelfth Ed:
  • Chapter 1:
    • Career opportunities in the operations management and professional associations.
    • New readings on analytics; influence of agility on creating competitive advantages.
  • Chapter 2:
    • Examples of factors affecting balanced scorecard.
    • New reading on productivity advantage of Netherlands' tomato growers.
  • Chapter 6:
    • Radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags.
    • New readings about replacement of factory workers with robots at Foxconn (a major Apple and Samsung supplier); patient room of the future.
  • Chapter 8: New reading about improved tech tools for franchise site selection.
  • Chapter 9: Six Sigma methodology.
  • Chapter 12:
    • Enterprise resource planning (ERP).
    • Setup guide for Material requirements planning (MRP).
  • Chapter 14: Advantages and disadvantages of lean manufacturing.
  • Chapter 15:
    • ERP and Supply chain management.
    • Supply chain management for small business.
12th Edition of
Operations Management
eBook, 944 pages
eBook ISBN: 9780077640422
Published by: McGraw-Hill Higher Education, January 03, 2014
Hardcover, 944 pages
ISBN-10: 0078024102
ISBN-13: 9780078024108
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, January 07, 2014
Loose Leaf, 944 pages
ISBN-10: 1259580091
ISBN-13: 9781259580093
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education, January 01, 2014
11th Edition of
Operations Management
Hardcover, 944 pages
ISBN-10: 0073525251
ISBN-13: 9780073525259
Published by: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, February 15, 2011
10th Edition of
Operations Management
Hardcover, 906 pages
ISBN-10: 0073377848
ISBN-13: 9780073377841
Published by: McGraw-Hill/Irwin, October 28, 2008

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