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1 The Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, 2008 MSC 303 MSC 303 Process Choices Process Choices
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2 The Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, 2008 Critical Elements of Process Choice Equipment: Flexibility Staffing and training: Skill level of workers Scheduling and organization of work: Degree of change Product design: Variety of products that can be produced
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3 The Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, 2008 Product-Process Matrix Low High Volume Capital Investment Flexibility Unit Cost Customer Involvement High Job Shop (Commercial Printer) Batch (Neighborhood Bakery) Line Flow (Bicycle Assembly) Continuous Flow (Brewery) Low
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4 The Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, 2008 Job Shop Process A job shop process structure provides high flexibility to produce a variety of products in limited volumes. Customization tends to be high, although not as high as for projects, while volume per product is fairly low.
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5 The Eli Broad College of Business, Michigan State University, 2008
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This note was uploaded on 08/11/2009 for the course MSC 303 taught by Professor Cooper during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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