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FUNCTIONS OF

PRODUCTION OPERATION
MANAGEMENT

FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

What

is production/operation
management?

Who

is production/ operation
manager?

What

are the responsibilities of


production/operation manager?
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

Functions of POM
Being

the component of the


organization, POM is concerned
with the organizational goal.
Production/operation
manager
seeks to optimum utilization of
the resources (inputs).
The most functions of the POM is
decision making concerned with
the production function.
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

Functions of POM
Production/operation

management
is a component of organization
which concerned with the creation
of utility in raw materials through
conversion process.
As a part of management, it has
following functions:
Planning:
Organizing:
Controlling:
Behaviour:
Models:
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

General Functions of POM


Random Fluctuations

Conversion Process
Models
Behaviour

FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

Contd..
Functions

of production
operation management can
be enclosed in a frame of
general
management
function.
PO
managers
are
concerned with planning,
organizing, and controlling
the activities affect human
behaviour through models.
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

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PLANNING
Activities

that establishes a course


of action and guide future decisionmaking is called planning.
POM defines the objectives for the POM
subsystem of the organization
It defines the policies, and procedures
for achieving the objectives.
This stage includes clarifying the role
and focus of POM in the organizations
overall strategy.
It involves product planning, facility
designing and using the conversion
process.
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

Plannin
Behavio Controllin
Model
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ORGANIZING

Activities

that
establishes
a
structure of tasks and authority is
called organizing.
POM establish a structure of roles and
the flow of information within the POM
subsystem.
POM determine the activities required to
achieve the goals and assign authority
and responsibility for carrying them out.
It includes:
Job design
Work Measurement
Project Management
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CONTROLLING

Activities

that assure the actual


performance in accordance with
planned
performance
is
called
Controlling.
To ensure that the plans for the POM
subsystems are accomplished, the PO
manager must exercise control by
measuring actual outputs and comparing
them
to
planned
operations
management.
Controlling costs, quality, and schedules
are the important functions for POM.
Material Control
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

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BEHAVIOUR

Human

aspect on the job is called


behaviour.
PO managers are concerned with how
their efforts to plan, organize, and
control affect human behaviour.
They also want to know how the
behaviour of subordinates can affect
managements planning, organizing,
and controlling actions.
The behaviour is affected by the
leadership, motivation,
communication, inter-intra personnel
relationship and their attitudes.
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

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MODELS

The

techniques which are used for


problem solving is called Models.
As a process of plan, organize, and control the
conversion process, PO manager encounter
many problems and must make many decisions.
S/he can simplify their difficulties using models.
The models are:
Aggregate planning models for examining
how best to use existing capacity in shortterm.
Break even analysis to identify break even
volumes.
Linear
programming
and
computer
simulation for capacity utilization.
Decision
tree analysis for long-term
FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari SSMC

Contd..

POM is a part of
general management and it
performs
Planning,
Organizing, Controlling the
production process by the
affecting
human

Behaviour

through
different mathematical and
quantitative
Models
in
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FUNCTIONS OF POM- By Birodh Adhikari


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