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Operations Management Makes Its Case In The Hospital

A recent article in the New York Times touts the improvements that hospitals and health systems have made by incorporating some of the classic operations management strategies used in manufacturing facilities and on factory floors. While some healthcare providers are concerned with the emphasis on operations in healthcare, a...

July 20, 2010

Two free resources offer a wealth of information for operations, manufacturing and supply chain

Whether your purview is operations, supply chain management, new product development/new product introduction or executive management, you’ll find information you can use in these two well-established—and newly free—resources. APICS, the Association of Operations Management, has made its APICS Operations Management Body of Knowledge (OMBOK) Framework available to the...

July 15, 2010