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Operations Management Jobs and MBA Programs in Nebraska

For a operations manager, Nebraska is a land of educational and employment opportunities. This is above a steady national projection. In general, operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

Nebraska photo by Matthew Trump

In Nebraska, the income for operations managers is $47 per hour or $97,000 per year. In the U.S. as a whole, their income is $52 hourly or $107,000 per year on average.

Also known as the Cornhusker State, Nebraska has a population of 1,796,619. It has grown by 5.0 percent in the last 10 years. Lincoln is the state capital. There were 1,253,549 total jobs in 2008 and workers in Nebraska earned more than the previous year with an average annual income of $39,182, up from $37,899. The unemployment rate in Nebraska was 4.6 percent in 2009. It went up by 1.3 percentage points since the previous year. The number of residents with a college degree is 23.7 percent. This is below the national average.

Food manufacturing, animal slaughtering, animal slaughtering and animal slaughtering are the top employing fields in Nebraska.

While being known for many things, one of the most noteworthy, The Naval Ammunition Depot located in Hastings was the largest U.S. ammunition plant providing 40% of WWII's ammunition. One of the unique tidbits about Nebraska is Nebraska is the only state in the union with a unicameral (one house) legislature.

Operations Management

Operations managers create and execute project work plans and revise to meet changing needs and identify resources needed to complete project.

While working, they oversee the movement of goods into and out of production facilities and decide on staffing requirements and interview hire and train new employees.

They are required to respond to the actions of other and coordinate activities with them. Also, they must listen well to others and take in their information and issues.

Operations managers should be able to listen to and understand others in meetings and articulate ideas and problems.

In order to be successful in the workplace, operations managers must be reliable and be able to take change and lead.

Operations Management opportunities by state

Local Operations Management MBA opportunities in Nebraska

News about Operations Management in Nebraska

  • By Judith Rosen Earlier this week Judge Peter Walsh of the US Bankruptcy Court in Delaware signed an order granting NBC Acquisition Corp., parent company of college book wholesaler and bookstore operator Nebraska Book Company, a second extension to ...

    Thu, February 23
  • Heartland Co-op, based in West Des Moines, is participating because, CEO Larry Petersen said, "It supports our efforts in strategic innovation. For example, we're working on a strategic development project where a team of ISU students will support ...

    Wed, February 22
  • The Department of Health and Human Services made the announcement Thursday, two days after ending its relationship with KVC Nebraska. Starting in March, Nebraska Families Collaborative will take on the work load left by KVC in eastern Nebraska.

    Thu, February 23
  • Reporter: AP A state contractor that manages child welfare cases in eastern and southeast Nebraska is relinquishing its duties because of a financial dispute. The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday that the state and KVC ...

    Tue, February 21
  • By Steve Jordon Midwest Members Health, a new health insurance cooperative for Iowa and Nebraska, will receive a $112 million federal loan to pay startup costs and provide initial financial backing under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable ...

    Tue, February 21
  • By Pat Pope, President, CEO, Nebraska Public Power District Building a house takes planning, a budget, materials, labor, and the design of a strong foundation. It is the same when generating electricity. The Nebraska Public Power District plans and ...

    Tue, February 21
  • No other school system has done that, said Ginny Ehrlich, CEO of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. "What Kearney has done is unique and a great example for the rest of the country," she said. Two Kearney grade schools pulled off especially ...

    Tue, February 21
  • "We look forward to introducing the Hyatt brand to Nebraska and Omaha and particularly to establishing Hyatt Place in the city and state," said Chris Ivy, senior vice president, real estate and development for Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.

    Tue, February 21

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