Discuss the consequences of poor planning and poor controlling

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Planning: consideration of all input variables to achieve predetermined output goals; a pre-production activity to determine optimal production schedule, operation sequence, economic batch quantity, etc. Control: remedial action to prevent variance of output from planned levels; tracking operations to ensure compliance with planned levels

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Production Planning & ControlThe Concept Planning: consideration of all input variablesto achieve predetermined output goals; a preproduction activity to determine optimalproduction schedule, operation sequence,economic batch quantity, etc. Control: remedial action to prevent varianceof output from planned levels; trackingoperations to ensure compliance withplanned levelsProduction Planning Stages Defining objectives Setting priorities to attain objectives Examining internal & externalenvironments of planned system Determining achievable targets Determining inputs needed to achievetargetsObjectives Effectiveness: goods to fulfill customersneeds Maximizing output: maximum output withminimum input Quality control: Product/service quality meetsplanned quality specifications Minimize throughput time: conversion of RMto FG in minimum timeObjectives (continued)Capacity: full utilization of men & machinesMinimize cost: minimum cost of productionMaintaining inventory: optimal inventoryFlexibility: flexibility in production operationsCoordination: between men & machinesObjectives (continued) Capacity: plan for current & future needs Reduce bottlenecks: solve productionproblems early Maximize profit: minimize cost Production schedules: as per plan Routes & schedules: to optimize use ofmen, material & machinery Maintain performance: maintainstandardsFunctions

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