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About the Author

Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson is a Senior Lecturer in Operations Management on the MBA programme and Operations Management and Supply Chain Management on the MSc programmes at The University of Sheffield Management School.


Books by Author

Case Study: Job Shop Layout at Jones Medical Laboratories

Examine Activity Matrices and the Adjacent Department Method as means of reducing costs by analysing facility layout.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477721

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Case Study: The Mortgage Advisor

Get an understanding of process flow diagrams which can be used in both manufacturing and services.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477769

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Case Study: Monument Engineering Ltd

Learn how to create aggregate plans for the production processes of a company.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477745

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Case Study: KTP Tyres

Look at an application of deseasonalisation techniques and an interpretation of the results they provide.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477820

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Case Study: SABE Tractors

Learn how to apply linear programming techniques to product planning and product mix decisions.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477806

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Case Study: Demand Covering and Service Level Estimation in Public Services Planning

Understand the concepts of demand allocation and decision-makers, focusing on waste and recycling collections.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477783

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Case Study: Lawnmower Engines Ltd

Assess the variable costs of making products and methods of identifying costs that could be reduced.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477882

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Case Study: Sports Co. Ltd

Look at make or buy decisions which depend upon quality, delivery, flexibility, technical knowledge and reliability of suppliers.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477868

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Case Study: Optimizing Shipment Options

Learn how to find a minimum cost routing plan for goods from their origins to their destinations.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749477844

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Case Study: Pretty Kitchens' Bag Filling Machine

Learn, with worked examples, how to calculate the cost of quality in manufacturing.

Published: January 2016, PDF,
EAN: 9780749474874

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