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Operations Management (BUSI 650)

Assignments
  • Discussion Board Forums (4)
    The forums led me to explore the following topics:
  • Company Analysis/Research Project: "Operations Management in a Small Evaluation Consulting Firm"
  • Quizzes (4)
Textbook
Meredith, J. R., & Shafer, S. M. (2013). Operations management for MBAs (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Influential Readings
  • Managing the Professional Service Firm
  • How Different Is Professional Service Operations Management?
  • Strategic Management of Professional Service Firms: Theory and Practice
  • Marketing in Professional Services Firms: Turning Expertise into Customer Perceived Value
  • Service Productivity in Professional Service Firms
  • Connectivity in Service Systems: Does Technology-Enablement Impact the Ability of a Service System to Co-Create Value?
  • Consulting Start-up and Management: A Guide for Evaluators and Applied Researchers
  • Location Decision Making of “Creative” Industries: The Media and Computer Game Sectors in Dublin, Ireland
  • Reshoring in Manufacturing and Services
  • Service Science: Service Operations for Managers and Engineers
  • Aftershock: Business Relocation Decisions in the Wake of the February 2011 Christchurch Earthquake
  • Project Planning Scheduling & Control: The Ultimate Hands-on Guide to Bringing Projects in on Time and on Budget
  • Gantt Charts Revisited
  • Improving Your Odds for Software Project Success
  • The Complete CPA Reference
  • The Nonprofit Outcomes Toolbox: A Complete Guide to Program Effectiveness, Performance Measurement, and Results
  • A Framework for Applying Six Sigma Improvement Methodology in an Academic Environment
  • Under the Knife: A National Survey of Six Sigma Programs in US Healthcare Organizations
  • The Myth of the Hollowed-out Corporation
  • Mapping the Outsourcing Landscape
  • Overseas Factories, Domestic Employment, and Technological Hollowing out: A Case Study of Samsung’s Mobile Phone Business
  • Global Sourcing Strategy and Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Virtual Corporations

For full publication details, see items with the busi650 tag in my CiteULike bibliography.