Materials Management Planning

  • Eugene L. Magad
  • John M. Amos
Part of the Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (COMMS)


After World War II, there was an increased emphasis on planning by management at all levels. This change affected management of both manufacturing and service operations, and resulted from a need to improve customer service and operating efficiency. The tendency to pay greater attention to planning has continued, and has spurred the growth of materials management and the need for planning at the materials management level.


Production Plan Planning Period Work Center Capacity Requirement Material Management 


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene L. Magad
    • 1
  • John M. Amos
    • 2
  1. 1.William Rainey Harper CollegeUSA
  2. 2.Center for Applied EngineeringUniversity of Missouri-RollaUSA

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