Define Production and Operations Management

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Quality, quantity, cost and time of production have an important bearing on productivity of the manufacturing enterprise. Accordingly, it is the task of production management to see that effective utilization of resources is made, time is shortened, wastes and scrapings are avoided, and harmonious working is made to prevail in the plant.

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NAMEAFREENROLL NO1402004834DRIVEFALL 2014PROGRAM MBASEMESTERIISUBJECT CODEMB0044SUBJECT NAMEPRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANMAGEMENTBOOK IDB1627QUES NO.1: People's productivity key to Indian manufacturing competitiveness: Boston Consulting Group Namrata Singh, TNN | Mar 14, 2013, 09.34PM IST MUMBAI: People productivity is the key to Indian manufacturing competitiveness, says a report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). In most global people productivity surveys, not only does people productivity of Indian manufacturing sector lags developed nations such as US and Japan, but also lags in most manufacturing sectors to China. While earlier, many explained this to differences in technology, level of automation, etc., the report suggests such differences are not only rapidly shrinking, but they do not fully explain the significant gaps in productivity that exists. Skill gap and engagement gap are the two critical factors that explain lower people productivity. Under gap in skill, Indian manufacturing sector faces significant challenges in attracting quality manpower that is 'right' skilled prior to entering the workforce. In addition, continuous skill development efforts are required for the work force, throughout their careers, as processes and technologies evolve. On the other hand, many manufacturing studies have indicated a direct correlation between workforce engagement and productivity. For most Indian manufacturing companies, the level of enga

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