INTRODUCTION TO MANUFACTURING & OPRATIONS MANAGEMENT. BY AMAR P. NARKHEDE. INTRODUCTION.
AMAR P. NARKHEDE
Operation management refers to the planning, coordination and control of all the activities concerned with the conversion of inputs into output. Inputs consist of raw material, energy, labour, machinery and other productive resources. These inputs are transformed into output through appropriate system design planning and control. output comprises products and services.
For example:- in manufacturing organization like a steel plant, inputs are materials like iron ore, coke, lime stones etc, labour, machine and capital whereas outputs are steel section like rods, bars, channels, sheets.
in service organization like bank, inputs are customers and outputs are serviced customer.
“Operations management is the set of activities that creates goods and services by transforming inputs into outputs.”
Production or manufacturing is the creation of goods and services.
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1.How much inventory of each item should we have?
2. We do we reordered?
1. Who is responsible for maintenance?