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Common Quality Tools for Operations Management

All quality management and improvement movements share the same basic foundation, regardless of what your company calls its quality program (some companies spend more time coming up with clever names for [more…]

How to Maneuver Risk in Operations Management

Risk is a situation involving exposure to danger. Let’s face it: In life, risk is everywhere. In business, there are several types of risks you should be aware of and actions you can take to prevent the [more…]

Operations Management: A Sample Project Proposal

What follows is a sample project proposal for constructing and operating a concentrated solar power plant in the fictional country of Magrebia in North Africa. Concentrated solar plants use specialized [more…]

Ways to Protect Your Core Competencies in Business

It’s important to identify what gives you the advantage over your competitors. These advantages are your core competencies, and you must protect them, especially if you’re planning to outsource any part [more…]

11 Questions to Ask when Considering a Career in Business Operations

What skills do you need to be an effective operations manager? Though there’s no single profile for the ideal operations manager, most successful managers do have certain skills and traits. If you’re wondering [more…]

Operations Management For Dummies Cheat Sheet

In business, operations management is the development, execution, and maintenance of effective processes — whether used continuously for the production and delivery of goods or services or for the one-time [more…]

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