Discuss the key events that have contributed to the evolution of operations management. Please be sure to include specific events, time (year) and who was involved (the individual’s name or company). Please provide at least three (3) factors and the events.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you explain operation management’s role in business today. (References do not count toward the total)

Include the following:

Define operations management. Please refer to the course text.
Discuss the key events that have contributed to the evolution of operations management. Please be sure to include specific events, time (year) and who was involved (the individual’s name or company). Please provide at least three (3) factors and the events.
Explain how operations management’s role is applied to achieving an organization’s strategy.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.