Ch11-IntrotoBusiness

Ch11-IntrotoBusiness - >>>>>>>> Production...

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Unformatted text preview: > > > > > > > > Production and Operations Management Chapter 11 Outline the importance of production and operations management. Explain the roles of computers and related technologies in production. Identify the factors involved in a plant location decision. Explain the major tasks of production and operations managers. Compare alternative layouts for production facilities. List the steps in the purchasing process. Outline the advantages and disadvantages of maintaining large inventories. Identify the steps in the production control process. Explain the benefits of quality control. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 L e a r n i n g G o a l s P r o d u c t i o n & O p e r a t i o n s M a n a g e m e n t • Production: Application of resources such as people and machinery to convert materials into finished goods and services. • Production and Operations Management : Managing people and machinery in converting materials and resources into finished goods and services. P r o d u c t io n S y s t e m s • A vital function is necessary for generating money to pay employees, lenders, and stockholders. • Effective production and operations management can: – lower a firm’s costs of production. – boost the quality of its goods and services. – allow it to respond dependably to customer demands. – enable it to renew itself by providing new products....
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