Pursuing the Competive Edge Operations, Strategy, and Technology

Pursuing the Competive Edge Operations, Strategy, and Technology
$3.95 Shipping
List Price
67% Off
You Save

  • Condition: New
  • Provider: buybestbooks15 Contact
  • Provider Rating:
  • Shipping: Standard
  • Comments: ALTERNATE EDITION: New Book Paperback International edition, We Ship to PO BOX Address also.

   30-day money back guarantee

Ask the provider about this item.

Most renters respond to questions in 48 hours or less.
The response will be emailed to you.
  • ISBN-13: 9780471655794
  • ISBN: 0471655791
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc


Hayes, Robert H., Pisano, Gary P., Upton, David M.


SEIZE OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH OPERATIONS! In today's technology-intensive new economy, companies can no longer afford to view operations as a series of isolated technical problems. Those that do will not survive. To succeed, you have to be able to recognize competitive opportunities and know how to apply operating capabilities to take advantage of them. In Operations, Strategy, and Technology: Pursuing the Competitive Edge-the long-awaited follow-up to the highly successful classic, Restoring Our Competitive Edge-Robert Hayes, Gary Pisano, David Upton, and Steven Wheelwright take a fresh look at the foundations of corporate success. These four authors, all leading authorities from the Harvard Business School, show how to achieve a competitive edge through superior operations-in a competitive environment that is increasingly global in scope, reliant on information technology, and comprised of networks of suppliers and collaborations. FEATURES Focuses on the basic principles that create the foun dation for an organization's operational success and describes how to strategically manage operating and technology resources. Provides an overall framework for thinking about the management of a firm's operations functions, rather than specific tools and techniques. Addresses key topics such as corporate networks, information technology, process development, project management, and different ways of managing operating improvement. Provides the latest thinking on operations strategy, capacity planning, and outsourcing/vertical integration, based on the latest academic research and corporate experience. Includes examples in manufacturing and services, including intel, Yahoo! McDonald's, and Dell.Hayes, Robert H. is the author of 'Pursuing the Competive Edge Operations, Strategy, and Technology', published 2004 under ISBN 9780471655794 and ISBN 0471655791.

[read more]

Questions about purchases?

You can find lots of answers to common customer questions in our FAQs

View a detailed breakdown of our shipping prices

Learn about our return policy

Still need help? Feel free to contact us

View college textbooks by subject
and top textbooks for college

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

The ValoreBooks Guarantee

With our dedicated customer support team, you can rest easy knowing that we're doing everything we can to save you time, money, and stress.