Course Terms of Use

All Saylor Academy courses are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. For licensing purposes, a "course" is defined as the structure, syllabus, learning outcomes, unit descriptions, and the framing text that accompanies resources curated from third parties. That excludes the third party resources themselves, including the following resources used in this course, which contain the individual licenses listed below:

Exploring Business, v2.0

Corporate Governance, v1.0

Developing New Products and Services, v. 1.0

Building Strategy and Performance, v. 1.0

Information Systems: A Manager's Guide to Harnessing Technology , v. 2.0

The Open University's Understanding Operations Management

Wikibooks: Business Strategy/Approaches to Strategic Management

Boundless resources

Hazz Design Channel videos

  • Attributed to Tracy Hazzard and Tom Hazzard
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/HazzDesign/videos

TEDx Talks Channel videos

  • Attributed to TEDx and the videos' respective presenters
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/TEDxTalks/videos

rivervalleytv Channel videos

  • Attributed to River Valley TV and the videos' respective speakers and event organizers
  • Licensed under CC BY-ND 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/rivervalleytv/videos

Tufts University: Electrical and Computer Engineering Handbook

  • Attributed to Mical Nobel and the students of the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Senior Design Project course at Tufts University
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://sites.tufts.edu/eeseniordesignhandbook/2013/product-concept-generation/ 

JISC InfoNet: "Project Management”

  • Attributed to JISC InfoNet
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  • Original versions can be found here: http://www.jiscinfonet.ac.uk/infokits/project-management/

Hindawi Publishing Corporation: Journal of Industrial Engineering

  • "A Web-Based Tool for Product Ideas Screening and Lifestyle Analysis"
    • Attributed to Shih-Yen Huang
    • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
    • Original version version can be found here: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/mpe/2014/821260/
  • "Sustainable Supply Chain Design: A Configurational Approach"
    • Attributed to S. Maryam Masoumik, Salwa Hanim Abdul-Rashid, Ezutah Udoncy Olugu, and Raja Ariffin Raja Ghazilla
    • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
    • Original version can be found here: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/tswj/2014/897121/
  • "Implementing Lean Practices: Managing the Transformation Risks"
    • Attributed to Antony Pearce and Dirk Pos
    • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
    • Original version can be found here: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/jie/2013/790291/
  • "Analysis of Technology Effectiveness of Lean Manufacturing Using Systems Dynamics"
    • Attributed to Hasan Hosseini-Nasab, Mohammad Dehghani, and Amin Hosseini-Nasab
    • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
    • Original version can be found here: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn/2013/237402/
"A Framework for Successful New Product Development"

  • Attributed to Nadia Bhuiyan and Journal of Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.jiem.org/index.php/jiem/article/view/334/241

DTUbroadcast Channel videos

  • Attributed to DTUbroadcast and the videos' respective presenters
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/DTUbroadcast/videos

OpenIDEO for IDEO

  • Attributed to IDEO
  • Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Original can be found here: https://vimeo.com/13707896

Wikipedia resources

  • Attributed to Wikipedia and the pages' respective authors
  • Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Original can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/

ids355: Operations Management Wikispace resources

  • Attributed to Wikispaces and the members of the ids355 Wikispaces group
  • Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Original can be found here: https://ids355.wikispaces.com/

Wisc-Online resources

  • Attributed to Fox Valley Technical College and Wisconsin's Technical Colleges
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0
  • Original can be found here: https://www.wisc-online.com/learn/career-clusters/business-management-and-administration

tcmc Quality Management Services Channel videos

  • Attributed to tcmc Quality Management Services and the videos' respective presenters
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUkLzs_xNLK-JbTYOd9k9sA/videos

Department of the Navy, Total Quality Leadership Office resources

  • Attributed to J. Gerald Suarez and the Department of the Navy
  • Public Domain
  • Original version can be found here: http://dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a256399.pdf

The Operations Plan

  • Attributed to Sutia Kim Alter
  • Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.virtueventures.com/files/mdbl-chapter6.pdf

MyBusinessExcellence Channel videos

  • Attributed to MyBusinessExcellence and the videos' respective presenters
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChyJDPgTqD4dw-PL6qDtTnA

"Reducing the Bullwhip Effect in the Supply Chain: A Study of Different Ordering Strategies"

  • Attributed to M. Affan Badar, Shyamsundarreddy Sammidi, and Leslie Gardner
  • Licensed under CC BY 4.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JOTS/v39/v39n1/badar.html

"Assessing the Impact of Prices Fluctuation on Demand Distortion Within a Multi-echelon Supply Chain"

  • Attributed to Francisco Campuzano Bolarín, Antonio Guillamón Frutos, and Andrej Lisec
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.fpz.unizg.hr/traffic/index.php/PROMTT/article/view/140

"The Strategic Importance of Supplier Relationships in the Automotive Industry"

  • Attributed to Ove Brandes, Staffan Brege, Per-Olof Brehmer, and InTech: International Journal of Engineering Business Management
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://cdn.intechopen.com/pdfs-wm/45361.pdf

"Improving Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Management Systems in Resource-Limited Countries: Time to Change Approaches to Capacity Building"

  • Attributed to Lloyd Matowe
  • Licensed under CC BY 4.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.rroij.com/open-access/improving-pharmaceutical-supply-chain-management-systemsin-resourcelimited-countries-time-to-change-approaches-to-capacity-building.php?aid=60936

"Enhancing Pharmaceutical Procurement"

  • Attributed to Johns Hopkins University and Michael Gabra
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/PharmaceuticalsManagementforUnder-servedPopulations/PDFs/Session6.pdf

Bob Allen Channel videos

  • Attributed to Bob Allen
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/user/KadyTV/videos

Principles of Management, v1.1

  • Provided without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_principles-of-management-v1.1/index.html

"Operational Efficiency"

  • Attributed to Andy James and The Pennsylvania State University, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.e-education.psu.edu/ba850/node/638

The Glossary of Education Reform resources

  • Attributed to Great Schools Partnership
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://edglossary.org/

Kira Greer Channel videos

  • Attributed to Kira Greer
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2tvUh-vvkqO01IZvsATChQ

"Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement Based on Data"

  • Attributed to Beth Kanter and Markets for Good
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://marketsforgood.org/creating-a-culture-of-continuous-improvement-based-on-data/

OpenStax CNS resources

  • Attributed to Rice University and the Global Text Project
  • Licensed under CC BY 4.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://cnx.org/

AgileLionInst Channel videos

  • Attributed to AgileLion Institute and the videos' respective presenters
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvlc8DixcjIURt4XYKxe2pg

Indian Institute of Technology resources

  • Attributed to Arun Kanda and Indian Institute of Technology
  • Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://nptel.ac.in/

"Productivity Improvement through Process Analysis for Optimizing Assembly Line in Packaging Industries"

  • Attributed to Naveen Kumar and Dalgobind Mahto
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://globaljournals.org/GJRE_Volume13/2-Productivity-Improvement-through-Process.pdf

"Assembly Line Balancing Methods: A Case Study"

  • Attributed to Vrittika V. Pachghare and R.S. Dalu and the International Journal of Science and Research (ISJR)
  • Licensed under CC BY 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.ijsr.net/archive/v3i5/MjkwNTE0MDE=.pdf

"Time Motion Studies in Healthcare: What are we talking about?"

  • Attributed to Marcelo Lopetegui, Po-Yin Yen, Albert Lai, Joseph Jeffries, Peter Embi, Philip Payne and Elsvier, Inc.
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1532046414000562

"Evaluation of Work Measurement Concepts for a Cellular Manufacturing Reference Line to enable Low Cost Automation for Lean Machining"

  • Attributed to Stefan Seifermann, Jörg Böllhoff, Joachim Metternich, and Amin Bellaghnach
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212827114003047

Principles of Marketing, v. 2.0

  • Provided without attribution as requested by the work's original creator or licensor
  • Licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
  • Original version can be found here: https://saylordotorg.github.io/text_principles-of-marketing-v2.0/

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