Ch 16

Operations Management

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 16 Scheduling 16-1 cheduling Operations Scheduling Operations Scheduling involves the coordination and timing of pecific operations i e orkload assignment nd specific operations, i.e., workload assignment and sequence determination . It includes the use of equipment, facilities, and human activities. Scheduling occurs in every manufacturing and service organization. the decision aking hierarchy scheduling decision In the decision-making hierarchy, scheduling decision is the final step before the actual output (service) is achieved (provided). Effective scheduling can yield Cost Savings 16-2 Increases in Productivity Short-Term Scheduling Examples Hospital chedule outpatient treatments Schedule outpatient treatments Nursing assignment Operating rooms University Instructors lassrooms Classrooms Factory roduction Production Maintenance and repair 1984-1994 T/Maker Co. 16-3 The Objectives of Scheduling Minimize completion (flow) time Maximize utilization (make effective use of personnel and equipment) Minimize work-in- rocess (WIP) inventory process (WIP) inventory Minimize customer waiting time (keep due date) Minimize Tardiness 16-4 rocessing Systems (1) Processing Systems (1) High-Volume (Flow) System he s stem is characteri ed b standardi ed eq ipment and The system is characterized by standardized equipment and activities that provide identical or highly similar operations on customers or products (High Volume, Low Variety ystems) systems) The goal is to obtain a smooth rate of materials flow through the system in order to get high utilization of labor and quipment ine Balancing equipment Line Balancing 16-5 rocessing Systems (2)...
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Ch 16 - Chapter 16 Scheduling 16-1 cheduling Operations...

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