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Go “Behind the Scenes” & Gain a Rare Glimpse into the Field of Operations Management!


Anyone interested in the field of operations management discovers something very quickly ” there is little good information about the field out there”

And the little information that is available is usually targeted to a more hardcore operations management audience.

Interviews with operations management masters

Go “Behind the Scenes” & Gain a Rare Glimpse into the Field of Operations Management!


Exciting New Book Offers Answers to Those

  • Who Want to Become Operations Managers
  • Who Want to Switch to Another Field Within Operations Management
  • Who are Trying to Decide if Operations Management is Right for Them!

Anyone interested in the field of operations management discovers something very quickly ” there is little good information about the field out there

And the little information that is available is usually targeted to a more hardcore operations management audience.

So what are those who are new to the field or who believe they may be interested in becoming operations managers in the future to do?

Well, in the past, there wasn’t much they could do maybe a few of the lucky ones could talk to an operations manager if they knew one or if they knew someone who knew one”. A lot of fruitless searches.

But gaining any depth of understanding and variety of opinion about the industry was pretty much out the question.

Until now, that is!

Introducing “Interviews with Masters of Operations Management!”

This new ebook offers readers a rare glimpse into the professional lives of operations managers within different industries. We have interviewed: PHDs, MBAs, famous professors in operations management field, writers of Operations Management text books, former president of operations management association, Operations VPs of large companies, International and social media Ops managers and many more.

Here is a look at some of Interviewees backgrounds:

Operations Manager interview Greg

Gregory Shlegel – He was APICS 1997 International Society President.
(APICS The Association for Operations Management is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management, including production, inventory,
supply chain, materials management, purchasing, and logistics. Since 1957, individuals and companies have relied on APICS for its superior training, internationally recognized certifications, comprehensive resources, and worldwide network of accomplished industry professionals.)

30 years of supply chain practitioner experience with several Fortune 100 companies across multiple industries focusing on process chemicals. He has held executive positions in the systems, staff and plant operations environments with companies such as Hercules Chemical, Sandvik Specialty Steel, International Harvester, Schlumberger, Loral Aerospace & Defense Electronics, GAF/ISP Specialty Chemicals and most recently as IBM Supply Chain Solutions Executive for the Process Industry. Greg has worked with more than 100 Fortune 200 organizations and has presented papers on supply chain management, Lean/Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints and demand management throughout Europe, Scandinavia, Australia, South America, South Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Singapore.

Manager Interviews Tim Calkins

Tim Calkins – Tim has received numerous teaching awards. He received theTop 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.


Supply Chain Professor Barry RenderBary Render -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.

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 BestOverall 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.


Daniel Castle – Chief Quality Officer at TATA Communications Ltd. Member – ASQ Quality Body of Knowledge (QBOK) Advisory Committee at ASQ,
Senior Consultant / Master Black Belt at Management, Engineering Corporation Senior/Alumni Examiner at Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award,
VP of Business Excellence / Corporate Quality Head (CQH)at TATA Communications Ltd. (fka VSNL)
Chair – Body of Knowledge Professional DevelopmentCommittee at APICS
Western Region VP at IIE

Colonel Joseph WaldenColonel Joseph Walden – Colonel Joe Walden, Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM), is a career US Army
Quartermaster Officer He is the founder of Operations Research Institute. He has published 3 books on various topics in operations. He established the Theater Distribution Center
in Kuwait to support Operation Iraqi Freedom and has made presentations worldwide on supply chain process improvements.  He is the Director of the US Army’s School for Command
Preparation at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.


Plus 7 More Amazing Interviews with masters of supply chain, operations managers and project managers, all in one book.

At last, anyone can go behind the scenes and find out if operations management is really right for them.

Here is just some of what readers will learn:

  • How to properly prepare for a successful career in operations management!
  • Common traits successful operations managers share and how you can develop them too!
  • How some of the world’s most successful operations managers are coping with today’s most difficult challenges!
  • The absolute best way to get started in operations management!
  • How important an operations manager really is to a business organization and to a supply chain!


  • How successful operations managers are managing the ever-evolving global supply chain plus, why sales and supply chain have to go together hand-in-hand for a business to succeed in today’s volatile global marketplace!
  • How social media is impacting the way operations managers do their jobs and interact with peers!


  • Why operations managers with international companies must understand and balance cultural differences to achieve real success!


  • Current operations management trends as well as what trends to look for in the future!


  • The special skills all operations managers MUST bring to the table in order to be successful!


  • Plus, much, much more!


Featuring In-Depth Interviews with 12 Masters of Operations Management, This is THE Book You Need to Gain Exclusive Insight into This Exciting Field!

Loved your book. I had really hard time finding up to date information on Operations field, and you book is filled with gems that I couldn’t find anywhere else.  Each interview was unique, and gave a birds eye prospective of the operations management field. My favorites were Daniel Castle VP of Tata, and his look into Indian cultural difference and its operations model and Gregory Shlegel, former president of Operations management association.

  • Jay Schumer


Sure a person interested in operations management needs to have a strong leadership background, great communication skills and must know how to handle problems quickly and efficiently but what else determines success in this challenging field?

And what can a person due to ensure they are as prepared to succeed as an operations manager as possible?

Well, the answers to both those questions and much more are revealed inside this comprehensive, yet very easy-to-read, 136-page guide.

Plus, you’ll learn the keys to succeeding in the international marketplace, how social media is changing the way work gets done, how operations managers are overcoming the obstacles presented by the growing global supply chain, how operations management is becoming more complex as well as more valued within a business and much more.

If you want to give yourself the best chance to succeed in this career path if you want to learn once and for all if operations management is right for you or if you are a current operations manager who wants to gain a greater understanding of his profession then this is definitely the ebook for you!

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Wasn’t sure what to expect from the “Interviews with masters” but considering how little information I found online about what actually happens in operations field, this was a no brainer buy. It was well worth the admission price, book shows a window into operations field from practical, hands on prospective and presents operations management in a different light as each speaker has a very diverse backgrounds.

Marry Jenkins

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Discover latest developments in operations management field, with just released  book “Interviews with Masters of Operations Management”. It includes 12 in-depth interviews with the brightest minds in operations management. Covering various aspects of what you need to know about Ops Management field:  advice on most effective way to job search, state of the ops management field, current and upcoming  in demand trends in the field of operations, how to get properly choose career path and how to get started in operations field, plus much much more.  Not sure what to do next ? this book will open your eyes to what really is possible in this field.

Written by Artyom Malkov who  is one of the founders and the Chief Operations Manager of Artyom has an MBA in Operations Management from New York’s Zicklin School of Business.  When he is not handling the day-to-day business at, he consults companies on the best practices and trends in operations management.

When you order the Interviews with Masters of Operations Management! ebook, our immediate download feature will allow you to begin reading and benefiting from the book’s expert advice and comprehensive information in just minutes!


Operations Team