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There are a number of resources that will help you find information on operations management.
Definition from Encyclopedia Britannica:
Production management, also called operations management, planning and control of industrial processes to ensure that they move smoothly at the required level. Techniques of production management are employed in service as well as in manufacturing industries. It is a responsibility similar in level and scope to other specialties such as marketing or human resource and financial management. In manufacturing operations, production management includes responsibility for product and process design, planning and control issues involving capacity and quality, and organization and supervision of the workforce.
"production management." Encyclopædia Britannica. Encyclopædia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica, 2011. Web. 11 Oct. 2011.
For more background information on Operations Management check out the Encyclopedia of Management in Gale Virtual Reference Library
To help you with further research, take a look at the LibGuide for Production / Operations Management
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