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Design of Process

Design of Process

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Mahadevan (2007), “Operations Management: Theory & Practice”, © Pearson Education
Operations Management
Design of Process
Mahadevan (2007), “Operations Management: Theory & Practice”, © Pearson Education
Factors Influencing Process Choices
Volume: Average quantity of the products produced in amanufacturing system
Low volume: Turnkey project management firms such asL&T and BHEL
High volume: Consumer non-durable and FMCG sectorfirms, Automobile, Chemical Processing
Mid-volume: Consumer durables, white goods and severalindustrial products
Variety: Number of alternative products and variants of each product that is offered by a manufacturing system
Variety of product offerings is likely to introduce variety atvarious processes in the system; alternative productionresources, materials, and skill of workers
Flow: Flow indicates the nature and intensity of activitiesinvolved in conversion of components and material fromraw material stage to finished goods stage
Mahadevan (2007), “Operations Management: Theory & Practice”, © Pearson Education
Relationship between volumeand variety
MassProductionPetrochemicals,AutomobileProjectOrganisationsTurnkey ProjectExecution
Mid volumeMid varietyMotor ManufacturingPharmaceuticals
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