Managing Operations (Institute of Management Series)
Bob JohnsonISBN: 0750638095; 9780750638098;
Managing Operations is a concise guide to the fundamentals of operations management. Using examples and case studies from public, private and voluntary sector organizations, this book will enable managers to develop their competency to an excellent standard in an industrial or commercial setting. As well as being very practically based, Managing Operations also provides the theory behind operations management. The book is based on the Management Charter Initiative's Occupational Standards for Management NVQs and SVQs at level 4. It is particularly suitable for managers on the Certificate in Management, or Part 1 of the Diploma, especially those accredited by the IM and Edexcel. Managing Operations is part of the highly successful series of textbooks for managers which cover the knowledge and understanding required as part of any competency-based management programme. The books cover the three main levels of management: supervisory/first-line management (NVQ level...