IISE Body of Knowledge by Yoni Arrieta

June 2022

Applying BoK to strategic planning and scheduling

Planning and scheduling relates with Chapter 7 of the IISE Body of Knowledge, “Operations Engineering and Management” that refers to operations planning and production scheduling. The tools and techniques in this chapter have been applied for more than 40 years in manufacturing and service industries to ensure efficient business operations. Among techniques we found were Toyota Production System, Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, total quality management, theory of constraints, quick response manufacturing, operations research and management, and supply chain management.

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