Many management philosophies and process improvement models are often not evaluated for success prior to implementation by small businesses. This book addresses objective evaluation of various methodologies of process models and tools to provide small manufacturing companies with the information they need to choose the solutions that will work for them. The tools presented in this text are not typically a part of most business school curricula. The author includes detailed operations techniques that apply to materials management, sales and operations planning, lean manufacturing, six sigma, theory of constraints, quality processes, project management, ERP, SCM, e-commerce and more.
Table of Contents
Materials management. Manufacturing operations. Management of the business. Diagnostics and decisions.