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 AND CONTROL1. Introduction: Customer is the king of modern business world. It is the orders of the customer, which set the wheel of production rolling. Customers will give more and more orders only when they get satisfied.Text:(i) A customer expects his supplier to make a commitment and then stick on to it. Once a delivery commitment is made then the supplier must ensure that proper instructions are given to all concerned departments. A good production, planning and control are essential for an organization to enable it to make reliable promises and then to stick to them.(ii) Delays and interruptions often cause difficulties while manufacturing and some kind of reporting system is required to identify those delays and interruptions. The supplier should periodically check the progress of the work and record that progress and he should compare against the plan and if there are nay deviations from the plan then he should take necessary steps to correct those deviations. This progressing function is the backbone of PPC.(iii) The supplier requires planning especially in case of rush orders. His planning should be flexible so that certain rush orders can be accommodated without disturbing the normal schedule.(iv) Quality of the product depends on the quality of the inputs. Quality control department has the responsibility of producing quality products. PPC ensures selection of right equipment, right tooling and quality materials.(v). The compa

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