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Title:
Production and factory management : an information sourcebook
Author:
Zembicki, Christine.
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Publication Information:
[Phoenix] : Oryx Press, 1988.
Physical Description:
viii, 176 pages ; 24 cm.
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780897743402
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Book

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Some 1,000 sources of information found in handbooks, texts, guides, bibliographies, and dictionaries as well as journal articles, databases, statistical sources, and industry associations. Brief annotations describe the scope and contents of most entries. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


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Zembicki's book is a guide to information sources that relate to the management of production facilities. In keeping with the business and management theme of this series, Zembicki approaches her subject from a business perspective and tends to neglect some of the sources used frequently by industrial engineers. Her book is organized logically, covers all aspects of the topic, and is well indexed. The list is fairly comprehensive and provides a good basic tool for checking collections in the area, but the materials included are somewhat dated (most were published 1983 and earlier), and there are some curious omissions, (e.g., no listing for the database ABI/INFORM or the journal Management Contents, 1975- ). In addition, the list could be improved if more technical journals like the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Management and Cybernetics (1971- ) were included. But even with its flaws, this book provides a resource that is unique in its coverage and, as such, it is recommended for use in all undergraduate libraries supporting production management, production engineering, or industrial technology programs. -D. E. Williams, University of Alabama in Huntsville