Controlling as a Management Function

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the manager must decide which of the alternative plans are to be followed and executed. Planning is intellectual in nature.

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Production Planning and ControlIntroductionCoordination of materials with suppliersEfficient utilization of people and machinesEfficient flow of materialsCommunication with customersPPC Class Notes-Chapter1Production Planning and ControlIntroductionA Typical Manufacturing SystemsSUPPLIERSRaw MaterialsMaterialsMachinesPeoplePPC Class Notes-Chapter1CUSTOMERSFinished ProductsDecision Making vs. Decision Support Authors claim that PPC system does not makedecisions or manage the operations Managers perform these activities PPC system provides support for decisionmakingPPC Class Notes-Chapter1Decision Making vs. Decision Support(Contd) However, developing intelligent software isbecoming increasingly feasible Software not only to support decision makers butalso make (at least) some of the decisions Expert Systems, Neural Networks, GeneticAlgorithms, Evolutionary Programming, GeneticProgramming, Tabu Search, Simulated Annealing,etc. are available techniquesPPC Class Notes-Chapter1Activities Supported by PPC Materials Planning Purchasing Raw Material Inventory Control Capacity Planning Scheduling Machine and People WIP Inventory ControlPPC Class Notes-Chapter1Activities Supported by PPC(Contd) Coordinate Customer Orders Finished Goods Inventory ControlPPC Class Notes-Chapter1Costs and Benefits of PPC SystemsPPC requires a large # of indirect peopleComp

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