Operations design

Please answer the questions below: One By One

1. Describe the characteristics of project, jobbing, batch, line and CONTINUOUS processes in manufacturing, providing real-life examples.
2. What are the consequences of having too little process flexibility or too much process flexibility when making a product or delivering a service?
3. For the assembly of a TV what type of layout would you use? What are the reasons for this choice?
4. Outline how a strategy of globalisation will impact on a policy of pursuingeconomies of scale advantages.

Chapter 7

Andrew Greasley, 2009. Operations Management. 2nd Edition. Wiley. ISBN-10: 0470997613