Operations Rules - Delivering Customer Value through Flexible Operations by David Simchi Levi


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... "The book is chock-full of useful tips, rules, and models that business people can implement immediately. Therein lies the book's true value. Summing Up: Recommended."
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, March, 2011

"It is one of the most applicable and practically oriented books on supply chain operations that has come across my desk in recent times."
Husdal.com, January 17, 2011

"To cope with the kind of constant change that now confronts businesses worldwide, supply chains will need to become more flexible. Supply chain managers who want to know how to put that idea into practice might want to pick up Operations Rules..."
CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly, November 29, 2010

"The first place to find the right supply chain answers is to ask the right supply chain questions. The ability to do that in provocative ways has always been one of the hallmarks of my friend Dr. David Simchi-Levi of MIT, who is back with a new book that continues as usual adds substantially to the supply chain body of knowledge."
Supply Chain Digest, October 22, 2010

"The book proposes innovative approaches to flexibility and ways to help firms operating global supply chain networks to reduce risk."
Spend Matters, October 11, 2010

"All in all, the book is required reading for any serious supply chain professional."
Supply Chain Movement, October 2010

"...he gives business leaders the tools to understand how to improve operations via a new customer-value perspective."
Inbound Logistics, July 2010 (page 168)


David Simchi-Levi on the role of S&OP and Technology in Supply Chain

David Simchi-Levi on Supply Chain Myth #5

David Simchi-Levi on Greenhouse Gases

New! On-Demand Version of Part 1 of the Videocast Series based on Operations Rules, Part 1: Matching Products, Markets and Strategies.

New! David Simchi-Levi on Mit Exec Ed Program on Supply Chain Management

New! Operations Rules: Delivering Customer Value through Flexible Operations — Prof. David Simchi-Levi

New! Balancing Cost, Risk, Flexibility and Customer Service in Global Operations


Podcast - Science of Better: Crunching the Numbers, December 17, 2010


New!  MIT Sloan Management Review: Is it time to rethink your manufacturing strategy?

IESE Insight: Seven Myths to Beat Before They Beat You

The European Business Review: Operations Rules: How to mitigate risk based on business objectives

Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office The 6-percent solution - How corporations can reduce greenhouse-gas emissions through better planning.

MIT Sloan Management Review Reducing Your Company’s Carbon Footprint — Through Logistics