CH4 Product and Service Design

CH4 Product and Service Design - 2/14/2008 CH6 Process...

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2/14/2008 CH6 Process Types - Depends on quantity and quality - Process Strategy - Options - Variety Process Types - Job shop – small scale (custom products) - Batch – Moderate Volume - Repetitive / Assembly Line – High volume (not easily changed) - Continuous – very high volume non-discrete goods (not one at a time, continuously) – never changed Automation - Fixed - Programmable Layout - Product Layouts Advantages Disadvantages a. Volume Poorly skilled workers b. Low cost Inflexible change in volume c. Easier routing U-shaped – better and easier communications
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