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Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core

6th Edition

By: F. Robert Jacobs , Richard Chase

© 2023

Published: January 10, 2022

The Sixth Edition of Operations and Supply Chain Management: The Core focuses on the important core concepts in the dynamic field of operations. Just as lava flows from the core of the earth, operations and supply chain management is the core of business. Material must flow through supply chain processes to create cash output and input. This new edition has an increased focus on supply chain analytics involving the analysis of data to better solve business problems. Jacobs The Core 6e focuses on the core concepts and tools needed to ensure business processes run smoothly and is designed to be lean and focused on the material sufficient for a 12-15 week course in Operations Management. It includes new exercises in Analytics , Supply Chain Improvement Models, new carbon footprint exercises, forecasting analytics and Inventory management exercises. New vignettes like in Ch. 2 featuring a special purpose acquisition (SPAC) of a large indoor farm, and Operations Management insights from the COVID-19 pandemic throughout provide valuable, engaging and relevant content for students learning Operations Management.