Operations and Supply Chain Management, 16e is a comprehensive breadth of Operations Management and Supply Chain, with a moderate emphasis on quantitative coverage. It covers relevant and current Operations Management issues with a focus on economic and global economy, analytics content that ties decisions to relevant data using math models, and appropriate strategies to solve real world problems. This sixteenth edition demonstrates what companies are doing to create a competitive advantage in the marketplace and also provides students with a set of more applicable skills and tools. Hot topics in business today that relate to operations and supply chain management are reducing the cost of supply chain processes, integration and collaboration with customers and suppliers, sustainability, and minimizing the long-term cost of products and processes. These hot topics are studied in the book to clarify the "big picture" -- What these topics are and why they are important to business today.