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Author Moore, David (David R.), author

Title Building production management techniques : an introduction through a systems approach / D.R. Moore & D.J. Hague
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series CIOB education framework textbook
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction to systems thinking; Definitions for key terms; Planning, analysis, control (PAC); Imports, conversion, export (ICE); System organisation structures; Conclusions; Self-test questions; 2 Planning techniques for defining production systems; The value of the planning process; Setting the project objectives; How many subsystems make a system?; Individual system configuration -- is it complete?; Required system imports; Resource scheduling; Conclusions; Self-test questions
3 Analysis techniques for optimising production systemsExternal environmental forces; Internal environment forces; Buildability; Optimisation of the production system; Lockstep optimisation; Inventory and stock control; Implementation; Conclusions; Self-test questions; 4 Control techniques for implemented production systems; Defining control; Budgetary cost control; Interim payments; Standard costing; The Gantt chart; Line of balance; Quality control; Conclusions; Self-test questions; 5 Designing an appropriate organisation structure for production; External environment factors
Internal environment factorsMeeting the production objectives; Conclusions; Self-test questions; 6 Conclusion; Key considerations; The future; References; Recommended further reading; Glossary of terms; Self-test model answers; Index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 12, 2018)
Subject Construction industry -- Management.
Form Electronic book
Author Hague, D. J. (Douglas J.), author
ISBN 9781317879800 (electronic book)
9781315839417 (electronic book)