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Manufacturing Operations Management

by Min-jung Yoo and Remy Glardon World Scientific Publishing Europe Ltd
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Hbk 288 pages
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The main purpose of this book is to introduce the essential theories and tools for production (manufacturing operations) management for students in engineering, junior professionals in supply chain and production managers who are starting their career in a manufacturing firm.


With a focus on selected key techniques and a practical application of these skills, the book uses a real-world inspired case studies while providing readers with in-depth exploration. Designed as a coaching handbook for instructors or motivated self-learners, it is an ideal resource for project-based learning.


It is suitable for graduates in technology management and engineering, and professionals in the field of manufacturing who want to revise their practical knowledge while enhancing theoretical background.
Yoo Min-Jung is Lecturer in the School of Engineering of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL), where she teaches advanced courses in production management, simulation and optimization technologies at the graduate level of Mechanical Engineering and Management of Technology. She received her doctorate in Computer Science — Artificial Intelligence — from the University of Paris 6. Her research domains include production and supply chain optimisation, semantic modelling and Internet of Things for product-service lifecycle management. Prior to the EPFL, she was Assistant Professor at the HEC — University of Lausanne, teaching courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels of Management Science and Business Information System.



Rémy Glardon is Honorary Professor of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne where he founded and directed of the Laboratory for Production Management and Processes. He owns a Master in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Materials Science from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne. After his graduate studies at EPFL, he spent several years as a postdoc at UC-Berkeley. He then moved to industry and occupied management positions in Operations and Supply Chain Management. His main interests are related to the design, configuration and strategic, tactical & operational management of value adding networks. Rémy Glardon has initiated and completed several research and consulting projects with private companies in these areas, aiming at improving the cost/performance ratio in operations management. He is the co-founder and managing partner of the consulting company Ipros