CORE CONCEPTS OF MANAGEMENT
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
OPERATIONS & PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Production Systems and Organisation
The scope of this lesson is to understand product focused and process focused systems, technological choice and the linkage to product life cycles (Also see in MM/M2, MM/M5 and CC/BF6). The three stage model for product and process innovation is illustrated. The author is Prof. S Somasundaram. Starting with the classifi cation of process technologies he moves from manual technology through mechanisation to automated technology. Hard Automation, Robotics, CAD and FMS are touched upon. The real world is visited. He provides a frame work for analysing technological choices. The choice of appropriate systems and technology also determines the choice of the production organisation structure. This is the second of the primary lessons
0P/PM02

24 Mins

21 Mins

60 Pages
Equivalent classroom time: 6hrs