Production Analysis. Decisions to be made by the production manager- How much to produce? How to allocate the necessary resources & in what proportion to gain efficient output levels This needs – engg/techl data on production possibilities(prdn fun) & economic data on Input-Output prices.
Prod refers to all activities involved in producing
Goods & services right from borrowing to setting up/expanding production facilities to hiring workers, purchasing raw materials, running quality control, cost acctg rather than only transformation of Input to Output.
It is a process of addition of utilitiesto the existing matter by changing form,time,place,
Is an equation ,table ,graph showing maximum output
That can be produced per time period with each set of inputs,technology assumed to be constant.
Objective – To find the level of technical & economic efficiency.
Mel’s Resturant- 1 gas range, 1 deep fryer, 1 soft drink dispenser -for chips, vada & soft drink
The proportionate change in Output due to proportionate change in Inputs
Increasing Returns - % change in I > % change in O
Constant Returns - % change in I = % change in O
Decreasing Returns - % change in I < % change in O