The book is divided into two sections:
Section 1 - Introduces the subject as a whole and describes the key generic tools and techniques to support the manufacturing organisation.
Section 2 - Modern planning and control methods at a detailed level.
*Each chapter begins with a summary of key points and objectives to aid learning
*Case studies included throughout to illustrate the key elements of the text in a practical context
*Introduces a range of systems and management topics supported by examples and case studies