operations strategy overview
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Operations Strategy Overview

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

Operations Strategy Overview - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 264 Views
  • Uploaded on

Operations Strategy Overview. Key Points WORKING DEFINITION OF OPERATIONS STRATEGY COMPETITIVE PRIORITIES [OR, MORE APTLY, GENERIC OPERATIONS CAPABILITIES] STRATEGIC DECISION AREAS -- CIRCUMSCRIBES THE AREAS OF CONCERN.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Operations Strategy Overview' - MikeCarlo


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
operations strategy overview
Operations Strategy Overview

Key Points

  • WORKING DEFINITION OF OPERATIONS STRATEGY
  • COMPETITIVE PRIORITIES [OR, MORE APTLY, GENERIC OPERATIONS CAPABILITIES]
  • STRATEGIC DECISION AREAS -- CIRCUMSCRIBES THE AREAS OF CONCERN
3 keys for understanding operations strategy toward a working definition of operations strategy
3 Keys For Understanding Operations Strategy[TOWARD A WORKING DEFINITION OF OPERATIONS STRATEGY]
  • Primary function of operations strategy is to guide business in forming a set of operations capabilities that enables the firm to pursue its chosen competitive strategy over the long-term
  • Pattern of Decisions
  • Consistency of Decisions ---> Effective strategy

.

capabilities based competition
Capabilities-Based Competition
  • Strategic capabilities can result from investments in any function. Examples include outstanding marketing channels, prowess in logistics, or information processing capabilities, as well as through operations.
  • Capabilities are likely to produce a SUSTAINABLE advantage since capabilities are hard for competitors to duplicate.
  • Capabilities are built through a stream of investments over time. The capabilities themselves can be thought of as asset which can be deployed as needed.
  • Advantage built on product features, advertising, etc. is not necessarily sustainable since competitors can quickly imitate.
  • To provide advantage, capabilities must be desirable, rare and difficult to duplicate.
competitive priorities generic operations capabilities
Competitive Priorities[GENERIC OPERATIONS CAPABILITIES]
  • Cost
  • Quality
  • Delivery performance
  • Flexibility
  • Innovativeness
operations strategy decision categories
Operations Strategy Decision Categories

STRUCTURAL - "BRICKS AND MORTAR“ DECISIONS

  • Capacity -- amount, timing, type
  • Facilities -- size, location, specialization
  • Technology -- equipment, automation, linkages
  • Supply Chain Integration -- direction, extent, balance
infrastructural policies systems
INFRASTRUCTURAL - POLICIES & SYSTEMs
  • Workforce policies and practices -- skill level, wage policies, training, and employment security
  • New product development process
  • Quality systems
  • Production Planning/Materials Control -- sourcing policies, centralization, decision rules
  • Organization
ad