Production and Operations Management

Track Chair:
Dr. Waqas Ahmed, NUST Business School,
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Description: The global production and operations structure is largely interrupted due to widespread of the coronavirus pandemic. The industrial managers and government agencies are searching for suitable strategies and policies for revamping production patterns and satisfy customer demand. Perhaps the time, material and finance is the most important crisis in the current COVID 19 situation, which not only exemplifies unexpected challenges, but may well represent important opportunities for future industrial growth and new directions. The principal function of any business is the efficient manufacture and delivery of products and services to its
customers (operations). The production and operations management track centers on the innovative process and classifies how organizations use productivity, quality, triple bottom line (TBL), smart manufacturing, timeliness, economic models and technology to compete and prevail in their markets.


Sustainable Operations; Service Operations; Production Planning Management; Quality Control; Project Management; Green Manufacturing Operations; Circular Economy and Closed Loop Production; Smart manufacturing (Industry 4.0); Decision Science and Optimization; Sales and Operations planning; Disaster Management; Global Operations; Healthcare Operations; Retail Operations; Sustainable Inventory Management; Sustainable Product Design ; Economic Models in Operations Management; Yield Management; Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma; Enterprise Resource Planning