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A_Intro%20to%20Operations - Introduction to Operations...

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BIT 3414 Copyright 2011 p. 1 Introduction to Operations What is Operations? A function or system that transforms inputs into outputs of greater value Types of Transformation Processes Physical • Locational • Exchange • Physiological Psychological Informational • Extraction What is Operations Management? The design, operation, and improvement of productive systems. Four primary functional areas of a firm: Finance/Accounting Marketing Human Resources Operations Reading Pages 2 – top 14 middle 167 – bottom 167 (Technology in Design) middle 282 – bottom 282 (Flexible Mfg Systems) Transformation process Outputs Inputs Value of Value of inputs outputs <
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BIT 3414 Copyright 2011 p. 2 Winnebago Video Historical Events In Operations Management • Craft Production • Industrial Revolution • Scientific Management • Human Relations • Operations Research Decline of U.S. Manufacturing / Quality Revolution • Globalization • Internet Revolution
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course BIT 3134 taught by Professor Clark during the Fall '11 term at Virginia Tech.

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