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Variability in the product eg glass blowing fine

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Unformatted text preview: gh customization and variability in the product Eg. Glass blowing, fine musical instruments High standardization and uniformity in the product; High makes them available to the public quicker makes Eg. Car manufacturers Undifferentiated products Chemicals, agriculture, light bulbs, cereal Mass production, assembly line Mass production, process plant Which has the lowest cost per unit? Which A.) B.) C.) Craft product Mass Production Process Plant Which has the highest flexibility? Craft Production MRP, ERP and beyond MRP, Materials Requirement Planning A computer-based production management system computer-based that uses sales forecasts to make sure that needed parts and materials are available at the right time and place; place; A software solution that addresses enterprise needs software taking the process view of the organization to meet the organizational goals tightly integrating all functions of an enterprise. of Enterprise Resource Planning Virtual Organizations Virtual A temporary networked organization made up of temporary replaceable firms that join and leave as needed; replaceable Reduces fixed costs Obtains needed expertise quickly Promotes flexibility We act as an extension of your own business to manage all We aspects of your global supply chain....
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2009 for the course AEM 1200 taught by Professor Perez,p.d. during the Spring '06 term at Cornell.

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