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    1 Introduction to  Introduction to  Operations  Operations  Management Management Preparation for Exam 1 Xiaohui Xu TOM 301 -- Operations Management
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    2 What We Have Learned What We Have Learned Introduction to OM (Chapter 1) Productivity and Competitiveness (Chapter 2) Demand Forecasting (Chapter 3) 3 measures of OM (PPT)
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    3 What Is Operations  Management?  What do we mean by a “system” or “process”?
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    4 Introduction to OM Introduction to OM What are the three basic functions in business organizations? What is meant by the term  value-added ? Pareto Phenomenon? Name some ways that manufacturing systems and service systems  differ.       What are models, and what are some of the ways they are useful?
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    5 Introduction to OM Introduction to OM What are trade-off decisions? What is a systems approach, and why is a  systems approach useful? Why is there a need for the various functional  areas of an organization to collaborate? What is a supply chain, and why is it important?
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    6 Introduction to OM Introduction to OM Major phases in production and OM history?  And major events in each phase. Explain these terms: craft production mass production  division of labor  interchangeable parts
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    7 History of OM History of OM Major Revolutions of Production System Revolution enables new operations  Revolution changes how we match operations and  products You need to know the process / operation  type  of some common business operations. 
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    8 History of OM
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