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ISBN-10 0273776290 ISBN-13 9780273776291
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Summary - Slack: Operations Management with MyOMLab pack

  • 1 Operations Management

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  • 1.1 Introduction

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  • 1.2 What is operation management

  • What is operations management?




  • The operations function is the part of the organization that is responsible for this activity. Every organization has an operations function because every organization creates some type of services and/or products.  
  • The operations function is the part of the organization that is responsible for this activity. Every organization has an operations function because every organization creates some type of services and/or products.
  • What are the three core functions of an organization?
  • What are the four support functions of an organization?
    1) Information system function
    2) Human resource function
    3) Accounting and finance function
    4) Technical function
  • The operations function is the part of the organization that is responsible for this activity. Every organization has an operations function because every organization creates some type of services and/or products.
  • 1.3 Operations management is important





  • Operations management uses ‘resources to ?
    appropriately create outputs that fulfil defined market requirements’ 
  • Operations management uses ‘resources to ?
    Appropriately create outputs that fulfil defined market requirements’
  • Smaller organizations problems:

    Informal structure
    individual's roles overlap
  • Why is operations management important
  • 1.4 the input-transformation-output process





  • Operations are




    processes that take in a set of input resources which are used to transform something, or are transformed themselves, into outputs of services and products.  
  • What are transforming resources?
    These are the resources which act upon the transformed resources.




  • All operations create and deliver services and products by changing inputs into outputs using an 
    ‘input–transformation–output’ process
  • Inputs into a process are usually a mix of? 
    1) materials
    2) information
    3) customers
  • Operations are
    Processes that take in a set of input resources which are used to transform something, or are transformed themselves, into outputs of services and products.
  • What are transforming resources? 




    These are the resources which act upon the transformed resources. 
  • All operations create and deliver services and products by changing inputs into outputs using an
    ‘input–transformation–output’ process
  • Which two transforming processes are the building blocks of all operations?
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