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Chapter 14 - Producing Materials and Services

Chapter 14 - Producing Materials and Services

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Published by: Arman on Aug 11, 2011
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Chapter 14 Producing Materials and Services
Learning Objectives
Af 
ter reading this chapter, you should be able to do the
ollowing:
Discuss the strategic value-adding role operations plays in thesupply chain.
Explain the concept o
a trans
ormation process and its applicationto goods and services.
A
ppreciate the tradeo
ff 
s and challenges involved in productionoperations.
Understand the primary production strategies and types o
planning.
Discuss the primary assembly processes and production methods
or goods creation.
Describe the various production process layouts.
Explain the role o
productivity and quality metrics
or improvingoperations per 
ormance.
Know how in
ormation technology supports e
ff 
icient production o
 goods and services.
 
I
ntroduction
Operations
ocus on the ³make/build´ portion o
the supply chain.
Production
acilities must interact with supply chain
unctions.
Operations create the outputs that are distributed through supplychain networks.
 
T
he Role o
Production Operations in Supply Chain Management
Manu
acturing and service production supplies a economic utility called
orm utility.
A
n e
ff 
ective production operation is supported by and also supports thesupply chain.
Supply chain tradeo
ff 
s must be understood and made.

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