Definition

Operations management (OM) is the set of activities that creates value in the form of goods and services by transforming inputs into outputs.
Heizer, J., & Render, B. (2011). Operations management. Upper Saddle River, NJ:  Prentice-Hall.  

Terms to Search

business enterprise, business planning, combinatorial analysis, combinatorial optimization, competition, cost effectiveness, decision making, industrial efficiency, industrial engineering, industrial management, inventory control, management, management science, manufacturing processes, mathematical optimization, methodology, operational efficiency, operations management, operations research, production management (manufacturing), production scheduling, project management, risk management, simulation methods & models, statistical analysis, strategic planning, supply chain, supply chain management

Databases

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Online Open Access Journals

Bonfring International Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management Science
Brazilian Journal of Operations & Production Management
DOAJ:  Directory of Open Access Journals
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INFORMS Transactions on Education
International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences
International Journal of Industrial Engineering Computations
International Journal of Production Management and Engineering
Management Science Letters
WPOM:  Working Papers on Operations Management

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Websites

Operations Management Search Engine
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APICS  (Association for Operations Management)
Production and Operations Management Society  (POMS)