3 aquileno et al fundamentals of operations

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3) Aquileno, et al. Fundamentals of Operations Managements Irwin, 1995. 4) Hicks, P.E. Industrial Engineering and Management, McGraw Hill, 1994. 5) Rigga, L.J. Production Systems, Planning, Analysis & Control, John Wiley, 1996. 6) Jay Heizer & Barry Render, Production and Operations Management, Prentice Hall Inc., 4 th edition, 1996. 7) Anil Kumar S, and N. Suresh, Production and Operations Management (with Skill Development, Caselets and Cases), Second Edition, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2008. 8) Anil Kumar S, and N. Suresh, Operations Management, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2009. 9) Ram Naresh Roy, A Modern approach to Operations Management, New Age International Publishers: New Delhi, 2005. 10) Frank Rowbotham, Les Galloway and Masoud Azgashemi, Operations Management in Context, Second edition, Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford, UK, 2007. 11) Albert Porter, Operations Management, Ventus Publishing ApS, eBook, 2009 12) Linda L, Brennan, Operations Management, McGraw Hill: New York, 2011. 13) Nigel Slack, Stuart Chambers, Robert Johnston, Operations Management, Sixth edition, Prentice Hall Financial Times: Harlow England, 2010. 4.11 LEARNING ACTIVITIES With your friend(s) visit a company, and identify the process involved in the supply chain management. 4.12 KEY WORDS Supply chain, warehousing, supply chain dynamics, supply chain strategy.
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54 UNIT - II LESSON 5 PRODUCT DESIGN 5.1 INTRODUCTION Product design is the mother of all operations processes in an organization. The processes for manufacture, the planning of production, the processes and checks for quality depend upon the nature of the product. One may say that it all starts with the design of the product. Even the logistics or plain shipment of the product depends upon how or what the product has been designed for. Design gives the blueprint. When the design engineer keys in the computer aided design or when a product design artist draws lines on a sheet of paper, it starts a train of activities. 5.2 OBJECTIVES This lesson will give you a deeper understanding on product design, product characteristics, factors considered for product design, legal, ethical and environmental issues in product design, process planning, and process strategy. After completing this lesson, you will be acquired the knowledge on product design, product characteristics, factors of product design, and issues related to product design, process planning, and process strategy. 5.3 CONTENTS 5.3.1 PURPOSE OF A PRODUCT DESIGN 5.3.2 The Product Characteristics 5.3.2.1 FUNCTIONAL ASPECT 5.3.2.2 OPERATIONAL ASPECT 5.3.2.3 AESTHETIC ASPECT 5.3.3 Legal, Ethical and Environmental Issues in Product Design 5.3.3.1 Legal consideration 5.3.3.2 Ethical consideration 5.3.3.3 Environmental 5.3.4 Process Planning 5.3.4.1 Product Planning 5.3.5 Cellular processes 5.3.6 Process Design : MACRO 5.3.7 Process Design : MICRO 5.3.8 Plant-Planning System 5.3.9 Process Design as an on Going Activity 5.3.10 Process Strategy 5.3.1 PURPOSE OF A PRODUCT DESIGN Is product design a creative designer’s fancy? In popular perception, the term
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