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Test 1 Book Notes - Introduction to Operations Operations...

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Introduction to Operations Operations is a transformation process where inputs are transformed into outputs 4 primary functions of a firm are marketing, finance, operations, and HR Operations management did not begin until the Industrial Revolution Adam Smith proposed the division of labor-which the production process was broken down into a series of small tasks. Eli Whitney-interchangeable parts Supply chain management- manages the flow of information, products, and services across the network of customers, enterprises, and supply chain partners. CAD: is a software system that uses computer graphics to assist in the creation, modification, and analysis of a design CAE: retrieves the description and geometry of a part from a CAD database and subjects it to testing and analysis on the computer screen Flexible manufacturing system: consists of numerous programmable machine tools connected by an automated material handling system and controlled by a common computer network. Produces a variety
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