Market_Desc: Management; Graduate students of operation management Special Features: Am AUTHOR RECOGNITION: Dr. Robert Hayes, Emeritus, Harvard Business School, is the most recognizable academic authority in the field of Operations Management. He is the author and co-author of numerous trade and college books. His Wiley book, Restoring Our Competitive Edge: Competing Through Manufacturing has sold 60, 000 copies, and is now in its 15th printing. It was chosen by The American Association of Publishers in 1984 as the best business book on business, management and economics. His article with William Abernathy, Managing Our Way Toward an Economic Decline is generally regarded as the most widely read reprint article in the history of Harvard Business Review.Am PREVIOUS TRACK RECORD: Robert Hayes has co-authored two successful hybrid trade/college books. In 1984, he authored Restoring Our Competitive Edge: Competing Through Manufacturing (60, 000 sold, of which approximately 20, 000 were sold to the college market). In 1990 he was the lead author of Dynamic Manufacturing, for Free Press, (55, 000 sold)Am AUTHOR PROMOTION: Dr. Hayes maintains an excellent relationship with top executives at Hewlett-Packard, Canton Timken and other Fortune 500 companies, and he will send them complimentary copies to stimulate bulk purchases. Also, the authors will promote the book both to the Production Management Society and The Decision Science Institute. In addition, Dr. Upton will use the text in his executive education courses at Harvard Business School.Am COLLEGE MARKET: This book will be strongly considered as the course book for the graduate level operations management course at the top-flight colleges and universities. About The Book: Hayes is a founder of the Operations Strategy field, and all four authors are on the Harvard Business School faculty. In Operations, Strategy, and Technology: Pursuing the Competitive Edge--the long-awaited follow-up to the highly successful classic, Restoring Our Competitive Edge--Bob Hayes, Gary Pisano, Dave Upton, and Steve Wheelwright take a fresh look at the foundations of corporate success. This book addresses the basic principles that guide the development of a powerful operations organization, and describes how a company's operating and technological resources can be applied to create a sustainable competitive advantage in today's new (global and IT-intensive) economy. Achieving a competitive advantage through superior operations is what the authors refer to as the operations edge.This book addresses the basic principles that guide the development of a powerful operations organization, and describes how a companya#39;s operating and technological resources can be applied to create a sustainable competitive advantage in ...
|Title||:||OPERATIONS,STRATEGY,AND TECHNOLOGY: PURSUING THE COMPETITIVE EDGE|
|Author||:||Robert Hayes, Gary Pisano, David Upton, Steven Wheelwright|