Appropriate for both undergraduates and MBA students, Operations Management in the Supply Chain: Decisions and Cases, 8e is a guide to operations that takes a unique approach to decision making with a strong emphasis on case materials to put concepts into practice. It provides a balanced treatment of both service and manufacturing firms in a fully updated 4 color revision with modern real-world topics, more Connect content and case solutions. This is the first book to include cross functional decision making for non-majors. In addition, current knowledge is included on global operations, supply chain management, competency-based strategy, Six Sigma, lean systems, artificial intelligence, analytics, sustainability, supply chain risk, and digital technology content like 3D printing and blockchain. Enhanced Connect content includes, SmartBook 2.0, OMintheNews, Practice Operations, and Interactive Data Problems designed to help students visualize key concepts.