Heizer • Render
To ensure a well-rounded appreciation of the discipline, this new edition of Operations Management gives readers an excellent understanding of fundamental aspects of the discipline in both an international and local context. Examples and case studies are taken from throughout the Arab world to give students an insight into operations management in a real business environment. The adapting authors have chosen industries most relevant and recognisable to Arab students, and have included a host of useful features, such as interviews with Arab managers, to ensure engaged learning for users of this book.
Publishing: June 2013
Dr. Heizer’s industrial experience is extensive. He learned the practical side of operations management as a machinist apprentice at Foringer and Company, as a production planner for Westinghouse Airbrake, and at General Dynamics, where he worked in engineering administration. In addition, he has been actively involved in consulting in the OM and MIS areas for a variety of organizations, including Philip Morris, Firestone, Dixie Container Corporation, Columbia Industries, and Tenneco. He holds the CPIM certification from APICS—the Association for Operations Management.
Dr. Zu’bi’s experience in consultation and academia extends for more than a decade, working with many international, regional, governmental, and private organizations regarding their operations in the MENA region. During this time he has also taught operations and supply-chain management courses in undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs at universities in the United Kingdom and Jordan.