The book entitled Production and Operations Management is designed to help managers in making effective production and operations decisions. The concise and accessible style of the book is suitable for students pursuing management and other applied courses. The book effectively blends together the theoretical and practical concepts to make readers comprehend and apply these concepts in their studies and professional life. The summary and end-of-chapter exercises provide recapitulation of the essential terms and concepts for self-evaluation of readers’ knowledge. The book includes new value-based definitions and concepts peppered with real-world examples to reinforce the concepts.
Prof. K. C. Jain, Ph.D., is Senior Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prestige Institute of Engineering and Science (PIES), Indore. Earlier, he was Director, Govindram Seksaria Institute of Management and Research (GSIMR), Indore, and Dean, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Technology, Bhopal. Dr. Jain has more than four decades of teaching experience in Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering. He has authored a number of books on various subjects related to these fields.
Dr. P. L. Verma, Ph.D., is Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Samrat Ashok Technological Institute (Engg. College), Vidisha (MP). He did Ph.D. from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, University of Technology of Madhya Pradesh. He did his Masters and Bachelors from Barkatullah University, Bhopal and Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, respectively. He has about 16 years of teaching experience. His research areas are Production and Operations Management, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Statistical Quality Control & Six Sigma.
Mr. Prabhat Kartikey is a young engineer graduated from Jabalpur Engineering College Jabalpur, where he studied industrial production engineering. He received masters in Industrial Engineering and Management from a premier Institute of India, namely Shri G.S. Institute of Technology and Science Indore. He has 3 years of teaching experience in the same field. His research area includes innovative, intelligent and creative design and process, Ergonomics in design and Management.
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