Introduction to Operations Management (1)

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Introduction to Operations Management Dr. Krueger Fall 2011
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Before we start… Inside Scope of the Class Skills that will help after graduation (and now) Basic understanding of what OM is Decision-making tools and approaches Outside the Scope of the Class How to create an easy-going work environment Vast knowledge of how to operate a business (more than OM is needed) Leadership skills
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Expectations of Dr. K. Things I think are critical: Being prepared and on-time each day Having objective and consistent grading policies Being available for outside help as needed Things I need YOUR help with: Knowing when students don’t understand Come in for help or ask in class. Your dedication to doing the assignments/readin g
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Today’s Objectives 1. Be able to describe to a friend/family member what OM is. 2. Be able to describe how OM is relevant today (in any business, in any field). 3. Understand what Operations Managers do (in general) and the diversity of the field, skills needed, etc.
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What is Operations Management?
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Schneider during the Spring '11 term at Kansas State University.

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