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In our news section, you will find news and other information relevant to profession of operations manager.  You will find updates on upcoming interviews, industry events, operations management developments, and many other operations management news.

March 11th, 2013

We have been very busy updating our database and planning to release our Consulting section soon. Stay tuned.

December 21st, 2011

Happy Holidays from Operations Manager!

 

November 20th, 2011

We have Released Operations Manager.com App for Android. Download it here. and QR code for it.

 

 

 

 

 

October 16th, 2011
Operations Manager reached its highest daily traffic yesterday. 1250 people visited us and found something about Ops field that they were looking for.  We will be adding a lot of features soon, such as message board and experts team. Thank you all for the support.

August 15th, 2011
We are happy to announce an acquisition of OperationsManagers.com . Now you can type into your browser OperationsManager.com or OperationsManagers.com and it will take you straight to our website.

July 27th, 2011
Join discussion on career opportunities in operations management field at DarylGreen.org blog section, where our CEO made a guest post.

July 25th, 2011
In the next few month we will be rolling out in depth articles on different operations management jobs and activities. Stay tuned.

June 26th, 2011

Interviews with Masters Of Operations Management has just been released. grab your copy today. Shopping cart was fixed and works great.

May 15th, 2011

We are preparing to release Interviews with Masters Of Operations Management“. We had problem with shopping cart, but it should be solved soon.

February 11th, 2011

We are closing in on release of our book “Interviews with Masters of Operations” . Please stay tuned, it will include some of the interviews we have already released on the website, and some interviews that will be exclusive to the book. It should be out for sale in the early march.  It will be available through amazon and our own bookstore.

January 28th, 2011

We might be some what quiet on news section, but we are bringing new articles every week. Please see them in our featured section. The latest updates brings you Tim Calkins. An award wining teacher and an visionary marketing and management guru. Here is just some information on Mr. Calkins.

Tim is the author of Breakthrough Marketing Plans (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008) and co-editor of Kellogg on Branding (John Wiley & Sons, 2005). He has written teaching cases including Crestor, MedImmune: FluMist Introduction and Eli Lilly: Xigris.

Tim has received numerous teaching awards. He received the Top Professor Award from the Kellogg Executive MBA Program in 2007 and 2009 and the Sidney J. Levy Teaching Award in 2008. In 2006 he received the Lawrence G. Lavengood Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, the top teaching award at the Kellogg School of Management.

Read our interview with Tim Calkins here.


December 26th, 2010

Logistician was called one of the best careers in 2011, while what they should have said was supply chain manager, but hey at least they give operations management field

some credit and recognition. This is first time in a long time we see main stream media recognizing the need for operations managers in the future. When that’s the case, it means the demand have far suppressed the supply for Logistic experts. If you are in the field of logistic, supply chain management and operations management you should have no problem finding a job, the need right now greater then it has ever been. Read article on Logistician as one of the best jobs in 2011.

December 3rd, 2010

We have been working to make our website much easier to navigate. Please give us your comments through our contact form.

We are working on the article for next generations of operations managers, it is Google analytic website data analysis, the new for of data that is available to Operations Manager.

November 4th, 2010

We have posted 2nd day and 3rd day of operations management conference 2010.

October 26th, 2010

Coverage of The Association for Operations Management (APICS) Conference: Excellence is the new norm.

Coverage of The Association for Operations Management (APICS) Conference: Excellence is the new norm in vegas

Arrival

I’m the one who was chosen from our team to attend the conference. It could be because I have an MBA in operations management, or because no one felt like spending six hours on a plane from New York to Las Vegas. I have a feeling it’s more of the former, regardless of what our team said.

I arrived late on Friday, did a round of gambling in my hotel (the Hilton), and went to sleep. Next day I walked the Vegas strip, hit up KÀ, the Cirque du Soleil show about warring kingdoms. I loved it’s atmosphere and acrobatics. Then i spent some more money and time on gambling; hmm, why can I never win? And I went to some Vegas night spots, such as Blush and Tryst. What happens in Vegas stay in Vegas.  Continue to read full description of APICS Conference.

October 21st, 2010

We are right now writing up about the association for operations management (APiCS) conference we have attended.  It was held October 18th-20th in Las Vegas Nevada . Videos, photos and write ups are coming up. Here is a quick glance at the turn out at the event.

October 13th. 2010

We will be introducing an ongoing feature covering different fields of OM.

To give you an idea whats coming soon: Sales Operations Manager, Marketing Operations manager, Hotel operations manager, manufacturing operations manager.

We expect to start this series kick off this upcoming Monday October 18th, first up will be and we even included a small intro to give you an idea what it is about:

General Operations Manger

Day in the Life

A General Operations Manager is on the top of the company’s hierarchy which means that you can expect a large office and the ability to make your own schedule.  Just because you get to choose your office hours, that doesn’t mean you will be spending a lot of time away from it!  As General Operations Manager, you are responsible for the success of the company and will need to work to ensure it.  That means spending a lot of long hours and late nights working.  You will have many meetings with other executives or potential clients.  In large companies, you may be expected to do a lot of traveling for work including overseas.

October 11th. 2010

We will be posting an interview with the legend of operations management world, Mr. Barry Render, with over 35 years of experience in operations management and with most MBA and college students are reading and studying books that are written by him, this is going to be a treat for everyone in operations management field.

Mr. Render is now retired and you can no longer take his class or get his insights on he topic of Operations management. That’s where we come in, we went on the a search for this great man and after swimming rough seas and climbing precarious mountains, we got in touch with him. Generously he has agreed to give us an exclusive interview on various topics in operations management.

Interview will be held and posted this Friday, October 15th. Once we post it, please ask questions and participate in the discussion. This is ones in a life time opportunity.

Here is a quick teaser: Mr. Render Bio

B.S. Roosevelt University, Mathematics & Physics
M.S. University of Cincinnati, Operations Research
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, Quantitative Business Analysis & Mathematics

Dr. Render, holder of the first endowed chair at the Rollins College Graduate School of Business (Winter Park, FL), is author of over 100 articles in leading business journals and 10 textbooks in 42 editions.  His books include Operations Management (now in its 10th Ed. and the leading text in the US and global markets), Quantitative Analysis for Management (entering its 11th Ed.), Introduction to Management Science, Decision Modeling, and Service Management.  He has taught at George Washington University, George Mason University, Boston University, and the University of New Orleans, and was Senior Fulbright Scholar in the Kingdom of Nepal in 1982 and 1993. At George Mason, he held the Mason Foundation Professorship and was chairman of the Department of Decision Sciences. He was named an AACSB Fellow in 1978 and has worked in the aerospace industry for McDonnell Douglas, G.E., and NASA.  From 1984 to 1993, Dr. Render was also President of Management Science Associates of Virginia, Inc., whose technology consulting clients included the U.S. Navy, NASA, Fairfax County Virginia, the FBI, and C & P Phone. He also served for five years as editor of the New York Times Special Operations Management editions.  In 1996, Dr. Render was selected by Roosevelt University to receive the St. Clair Drake Award for Outstanding Scholarship.  In 2005, he received the Rollins MBA Student Award for Best Overall Course and in 2009 was voted MBA Professor of the Year.  He has served on the Board of Directors of many organizations, including one publicly traded.  Dr. Render retired from Rollins College in April 2009.