Business Excellence is essential reading for managers at all levels who would like to get everyone working to the same company plan. The book is particularly valuable for people implementing or upgrading manufacturing planning systems (245 pages and over 100 illustrations many in colour).
The latest edition of Business Excellence (2006) is available in electronic or e-book format (2.6MB .pdf file). The e-book is read with the widely available and free Adobe Acrobat reader. The e-book edition has been written so that each of the chapters shown below can be read as a stand alone book in its own right.
Table of Contents:
Introduction and Business Excellence Fundamentals
Sales and Operations Planning
Material Requirements Planning
Capacity Requirements Planning
Stock Record Accuracy
Bills of Material
World Class Manufacturing
Purchasing and Supplier Scheduling
1) I am so often asked about sales forecasting I have extracted the relevant section from my book. . . more.
2) One of the most useful but also the hardest to understand facilities that a properly implemented ERP system gives a company is "Available to Promise" (ATP). This extract shows how this calculation works . . . more.
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