The third edition of this highly successful case book has been expanded and updated to reflect the increasing reliance upon comprehensive case material in the teaching of operations management. The text begins with an introduction to analysing operations management cases. Each of the subsequent parts deals with a key area of operations management and begins with an expanded introduction, allowing the book to serve as a stand alone text for introductory operations management courses. Features: Structure of the case book reflects that of the companion text, Operations Management, third edition, by Slack, Chambers and Johnston Contains over 50 cases. Includes coverage of new areas such as: operations strategy, interactive design, simultaneous engineering, supply chain reengineering, performance measurement, and TPM Includes short, one and two page, cases There is a Further Reading section in each part and every case study contains a Questions section The book is supported by an Instructor's Manual The author team Robert Johnston is Professor of Operations Management, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Stuart Chambers is Lecturer in Operations Management, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick Christine Harland is Professor of Supply Strategy, Centre for Research in Strategic Purchasing & Supply, School of Management, University of Bath Alan Harrison is Professor of Operations and Logistics and Director of Research, Cranfield Centre for Logistics & Transportation, Cranfield School of Management, Cranfield University Nigel Slack is Professor of Operations Strategy, Warwick Business School, University of WarwickJohnston, Robert is the author of 'Cases in Operations Management', published 2002 under ISBN 9780273655312 and ISBN 0273655310.