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I. Process Selection and Product Design a. Types of Processes: ops answers how we get stuff done i. Conversion 1. Substance of product changes a. Almost at a molecular level b. Examples: baking and glass ii. Fabrication 1. Form of product changes a. Examples: breaking and bending iii. Assembly 1. Two or more discrete products are combined a. Glued, welded, folded b. Example: subway sandwiches iv. Testing 1. Inspection/ examination according to some criteria b. Process flow structures : there are tradeoffs between customization and volume i. Job shop 1. Made to order 2. Wide variety of products in a variety (usually low) of quantities, jumbled flow 3. A lot of customization… a lil volume 4. Examples: wedding cakes, medical order ii. Batch 1. Some sort of inv. that’s incorporated into al products but can be customized
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2. Wide variety (standard subset) of products, moderate quantities, jumbled flow with some dominance 3. Examples: birthday cake- sheet cake customized with writing iii. Assembly line
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course BUS 370 taught by Professor Camp during the Fall '09 term at Indiana.

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