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  • Jeremiah Gruzinsky United States of America manufacturing produces a physical product Service provides a non-physical and involves the customer
    2015-03-30 16:03:26

  • Jeremiah Gruzinsky United States of America manufacturing produces a physical product Service provides a non-physical and involves the customer
    2015-03-30 16:03:44

  • Launini Bello Nigeria a manufacturing organization is one whose products are tangible outputs such as a car, a computer or clock while a service organization is whose products are not tangible outputs such as an act; for example an auto repair or a physician's examination
    2015-03-30 07:03:50

  • Carol White United Kingdom The differences between manufacturing and services are that manufacturing is one that produces an identifable product or goods and a service is that it provides a non physical output which involves the customer in the process
    2015-03-29 15:03:04

  • SYLENA SANDERS United States of America MANUFACTURING IS THE TANGIBLE PRODUCTS AND SERVICE . SERVICE ORGANIZATION IS THE NON TANGIBLE ASSETS
    2015-03-28 02:03:46

  • Quentin Silzer Canada The difference between manufacturing and service industries is one produces a tangible part the service industry sells a service
    2015-03-27 16:03:04

  • Jewell Hubbard United States of America How do you handle both inventory and service output?
    2015-03-27 15:03:23

  • Jewell Hubbard United States of America What is the hardest part of being in Operation management?
    2015-03-27 14:03:29

  • Jewell Hubbard United States of America Operation management is making sure that the product is being handle correctly and efficiently. Making sure that all things are work in the manner that is should. Also that is as smooth as possible, With the product and employees. And to handle any problems and correct them as they come.
    2015-03-27 14:03:19

  • Jewell Hubbard United States of America Manufacturing and Service Organisations both provide similar duties, one is physical and non-physical. Physical inventory and production of inventory. They plan different in order which they run. With customer or inventory.
    2015-03-26 17:03:59

  • Janice Pekeur South Africa Service and manufacturing operations have differences, but also similarities. For example, both create mission statements and a vision for how the organization will be run and perceived by customers. Each provider or manufacturer wants to lead the market in its specific industry. However, manufacturing and service operations answer different questions and formulate different strategies when it comes to planning and managing the way in which an organization is run.
    2015-03-26 07:03:16

  • Filipo Delaiyatevatu Vunitabua Fiji Manufacturing and Services Organization: Manufacturing organization are the ones that make out or produce an easily identifiable, tangible physical product or goods, where as in service organizations they provide or produce non physical out put products which can not be kept as inventories and involves customers in the actual process.
    2015-03-25 00:03:41

  • chidubem orji Nigeria manufacturing is entirely different from production. manufacturing is the transformation of raw materials to the desired product you want. that is production is complete when the desired product is out from manufacturing process. but production is complete when the consumer consume the products. service industry are the industries that provide intangible products. for example delivery of the manufactured products. combination of manufacturing industry and service industry makes production complete.
    2015-03-23 11:03:45

  • Macmillan Mwaku [[ZZ]] Manufacturing organisations are producing a product or goods, service organisations are providing a skilled resource such as an mechanic to repair a machine or a physician to assist with a patient. Both need to be monitored with the same basic principles, Input, processes & Output, the criteria may change put the underlying process remains the same. further both must obtain sustainable and sufficient materials to be used in the production process
    2015-03-19 22:03:59

  • Kintu Aaron Uganda what id the different between service planning operations and manufacturer planning operations.
    2015-03-19 10:03:13

  • Kintu Aaron Uganda Goods-The key difference between service firms and manufacturers is the tangibility of their output. The output of a service firm, such as consultancy, training or maintenance, for example, is intangible. Manufacturers produce physical goods that customers can see and touch. Inventory-Service firms, unlike manufacturers, do not hold inventory; they create a service when a client requires it. Manufacturers produce goods for stock, with inventory levels aligned to forecasts of market demand.
    2015-03-19 10:03:15

  • Malvin Kushal Nadan Fiji Manufacturing and service organization would both need to plan their schedules and productivity would be essentials as this would determine the output. processes carried out would be different on levels. one would involve where the output would be used, and the other the output would be used to cater.
    2015-03-17 21:03:00

  • Matthew Kennett United Kingdom Manufacturing organisations are producing a product or goods, service organisations are providing a skilled resource such as an Engineer to repair a machine or a nurse to assist with a patient. Both need to be monitored with the same basic principles, Input, processes & Output, the criteria may change put the underlying process remains the same.
    2015-03-17 11:03:06

  • Najoua Dhouibi Qatar Manufactoring organization is one that produces goods mainly for use or cosumption, whereas Service organiztion mainly delivers services i.e. medical organization.
    2015-03-15 06:03:13

  • vaishali vig India Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM) is the premier journal for the operations management research community. This quarterly journal publishes a wide range of research that focuses on the production and operations management of goods and services including technology management, productivity and quality management, product development, cross-functional coordination, and practice-based research.
    2015-03-14 16:03:12

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