PRODUCTION & OPERATION MANAGEMENT TERM PAPER
PART I. Identify specific concept that was discussed in class adopted by each company visited.
Define the concept
The entire concept in general adapted by the two companies which are FREEDOM and Coca- Cola focuses on the production and operation management field. In a narrow scope, the concepts adapted by the FREEDOM Commercial Paper are job shop, purchase order, logistics, capacity, strategic capacity planning, and economies of scale, transportation mode, production flow, supply chain, set-up time, ISO certified and forecasting. The concepts adapted by the Coca- Cola Company, Inc. are continuous flow of production, supply chain, production system, capacity, outsourcing, total quality management, JIT and ISO certified.
How is it done as discuss in the classroom?
These companies: FREEDOM Commercial Printers and Coca-Cola. They use this appropriate concept to have the efficiency (is doing something at the lowest possible cost), and effectiveness (doing the right thing to create the most value) for their company.
Their production system does have the ability to produce goods and services, where they use resources transform inputs into desired outputs and the operation management it is the process of producing, as the design, operation and improvement of the systems that create and deliver the firm's primary products and services as discussed in context at class. The production system begins when they transform their raw material into desirable outputs which is to be delivering to the customer's need on the product by its work performance. Both companies have different process flow of structures which for FREEDOM is the job shop which is process suited for low-volume production of a great variety of nonstandard products while for Coca-Cola is the continuous flow production which is automated process structure that converts raw materials into finished products...