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Jeffery, Mariah – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
This paper presents a framework for an efficient design of an undergraduate Operations Management online course based on Gagné's Nine Events of Instruction. It demonstrates how to design an undergraduate Operations Management course effectively so that each of the nine events occurs. It also evaluates the resulting course using Quality Matters…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, Standards, Feedback (Response)
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Sagnak, Muhittin; Kazancoglu, Yigit; Aksoy, Murat – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
Due to the rapid changes in technology, there have been dramatic changes in manufacturing systems and techniques in almost all industries. In this sense, higher education institutions have become more important as they play a key role in ensuring the labor force in the industry. In the present study, the research streams for operations management…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Correlation, Organizational Effectiveness, Management Systems
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Garcia-Palao, Cristina; Oltra-Mestre, Maria J.; Coughlan, Paul – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Teamworking competence is essential in many operations management environments and can be developed through formal education and practice-based experiences. The main objective of this paper is to describe and to reflect on how to facilitate students in their development in teamworking competence through action learning in Operations Management…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Competence, Management Development, Skill Development
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Medini, Khaled – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
The increase of individualised customer demands and tough competition in the manufacturing sector gave rise to more customer-centric operations management such as products and services (mass) customisation. Mass customisation (MC), which inherits the "economy of scale" from mass production (MP), aims to meet specific customer demands…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Manufacturing, Concept Teaching, Case Studies
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Singer, Marc G.; Welborn, Cliff A. – Journal of Education for Business, 2014
The authors sought to determine whether topics researched by academicians in the field of operations management were aligned with the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) employers were seeking from potential employees. Twenty-eight research topics were identified in the operations management literature and were compared to the KSAs derived…
Descriptors: Operations Research, Organizational Effectiveness, Management Systems, Employers
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Busing, Michael E.; Palocsay, Susan W. – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
Master of business administration (MBA) programs are under intense pressure to improve efficiencies, lower tuition, and offer refreshed curriculum that is of high quality and regarded as relevant by the marketplace. In light of this environment, the authors propose a conceptual framework for effectively employing operations management (OM)…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Design
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Prashar, Anupama – Journal of Education for Business, 2015
The author delved into the results of a flipped classroom pilot conducted for an operations management course module. It assessed students' perception of a flipped learning environment after making them experience it in real time. The classroom environment was construed using a case research approach and students' perceptions were studied using…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Business Administration Education, Blended Learning, Instructional Effectiveness
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Hwang, Alvin; Bento, Regina F.; Arbaugh, J. B.; Asarta, Carlos J.; Cochran, Justin; Fornaciari, Charles J.; Jones, Christopher – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The authors examined the publications and impact of highly productive business and management education (BME) scholars across the business disciplines of accounting, economics, finance, information systems, management, marketing, and operations management. Results from a hierarchical cluster analysis revealed five clusters of scholars: leading BME…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Accounting, Economics, Finance Occupations
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Orchard, Ryan K. – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
In learning management systems, tools for online homework assessments include a number of alternatives for the assessment settings, including the ability to permit students to attempt an assessment multiple times, with options for how the multiple attempts are administered. A specific implementation of online assessments in an introductory…
Descriptors: Homework, Student Evaluation, Business Administration Education, Integrated Learning Systems
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Treleven, Mark D.; Penlesky, Richard J.; Callarman, Thomas E.; Watts, Charles A.; Bragg, Daniel J. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2014
This article examines the value of using complex animated PowerPoint presentations to teach operations management techniques and concepts. To provide context, literature covering the use of PowerPoint animations in business education is briefly reviewed. The specific animations employed in this study are identified and their expected benefits to…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Animation, Teaching Methods, Management Development
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Misra, Ram B.; Ravinder, Handanhal; Peterson, Richard L. – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
The authors discuss a curriculum integration effort that a school of business piloted recently. This effort was aimed at integrating the core functions (finance, marketing, management, and operations) so that undergraduate students would better appreciate the full impact of functional decisions on each other and in achieving the corporation's…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Administration, Undergraduate Students, Integrated Curriculum
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Ro, Young K.; Guo, Yi Maggie; Klein, Barbara D. – Journal of Education for Business, 2018
Many business schools are criticized for being ineffective in helping students learn proper management skills and knowledge. Flow theory has been cited as being helpful in many learning environments in that flow experience can enhance student learning. The authors conducted a study of 315 students in an undergraduate operations management (OM)…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Rampasso, Izabela S.; Anholon, Rosley; Silva, Dirceu; Cooper Ordóñez, Robert Eduardo; Quelhas, Osvaldo Luiz Gonçalves; de Santa-Eulalia, Luis Antonio – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: The Mechanical Engineering course at the University of Campinas is composed of different disciplines in the areas of materials, mechanical design, manufacturing (production and manufacturing), computational systems, thermal and fluids. In the manufacturing area, in particular, there is a discipline entitled Productive Systems whose main…
Descriptors: Action Research, Engineering Education, Operations Research, College Faculty
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Ravinder, Handanhal; Misra, Ram B. – American Journal of Business Education, 2016
This paper critically examines the treatment of the statistical basis for Six Sigma and process capability in popular operations management textbooks. It discusses areas of confusion and suggest ways of treating the topic that make sense to instructors as well as students. Even though Six Sigma was introduced almost 30 years ago, misconceptions…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Operations Research, Management Systems, Quality Control
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Snider, Brent; Southin, Nancy – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2016
Campus Club Cupcakes is an in-class "introduction to operations management" experiential learning exercise which can be used within minutes of starting the course. After reading the one-page mini case, students are encouraged to meet each other and collaborate to determine if making and selling cupcakes to fellow business students would…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Business Administration Education, Experiential Learning, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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