Op man 2-4 - Focused service operations Examples gap and the limited(separate stores for children and adults Focus in department stores by product

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Focused service operations Examples: gap and the limited (separate stores for children and adults) Focus in department stores by product type/customer segment: (expensive brands – small boutiques) 3. Focused factories “splitting large plants into smaller specialized plants for better management and focus.” Example” a manufacturing company splitting the “assembly” operation away from its “component manufacturing” operations. Strategies For Change Process Reengineering – is the fundamental rethinking and radical redesign of processes to drastically improve performance. 2 key elements of reengineering 1. requires clean-slate thinking 2. the ability to make a quantum (significant leap in improvement) Chapter 8: Process layout What is layout planning? “Making decisions about the physical arrangement of economic activity centers or components of facilities various processes/systems.” Objective of Layout Planning: “To determine the physical arrangement of people, equipment, and space keeping in mind
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course MANAGEMENT 3506 taught by Professor Babbar during the Spring '08 term at FAU.

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Op man 2-4 - Focused service operations Examples gap and the limited(separate stores for children and adults Focus in department stores by product

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