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Production and inventory management in the computer age [by] Oliver W. Wight.


Boston, Cahners Books [1974] .
ISBN 0843607327, 9780843607321

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Subjects Inventory control -- Data processing.
Production management -- Data processing.
Description xi, 284 pages 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-280).
Summary This book is written for people in manufacturing management who recognize that they need to know what computer-based production and inventory management systems can do for them. It does not deal with computers or computer programs per se. But just as a book about travel today could not ignore the airlines or their influence on travel, it is about production and inventory management today, when computers are widely available. This book was also designed to be used for college-level education. It can be used as the text for a short course in production and inventory management or as a supplementary text for a mnufacturing or computer systems course of broader scope. - Preface.
Contents Part 1 : Perspective. The new industrial revolution -- Part 2 : Priority planning. Material requirements planning -- Distribution requirements planning -- The master schedule -- Part 3 : Capacity planning. Scheduling and loading -- Capacity requirements planning -- Part 4 : Capacity control. Input/output control -- Part 5 : Priority control. Shop floor control -- Purchasing : controlling the outside factory -- Part 6 : Supporting functions. Forecasting -- Lot sizing -- Aggregate inventory management -- Part 7 : Management responsibilities. Developing and implementing successful systems -- Managing production and inventories -- Appendixes. Questions for the student -- Case studies -- Classical cliches and nostrums -- Diagnosing production and inventory control problems -- Glossary.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)874310
(OCoLC)ocm00874310
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WorldCat Identities Wight, Oliver W.
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