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Comments about Module 1: What is Operations Management? - Manufacturing and Services Organisations

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  • Deborah Gibson United States of America The function of Operation Management is utilized by both manufacturing organizations as well as service oriented organizations. Although manufacturing organizations produce physical products or goods and service organizations deals with the "people" aspect of production (the customer/client and his or her feedback), it is essential for both types of organizations to have Operations Management involved and functioning properly to ensure that the quality of their product or service meets expectations and production levels.
    2014-10-31 04:10:19

  • Deborah Gibson United States of America The function of Operation Management is utilized by both manufacturing organizations as well as service oriented organizations. Although manufacturing organizations produce physical products or goods and service organizations deals with the "people" aspect of production (the customer/client and his or her feedback), it is essential for both types of organizations to have Operations Management involved and functioning properly to ensure that the quality of their product or service meets expectations and production levels.
    2014-10-31 04:10:31

  • Vivek Kumar India Managing chain of processes to get optimal result
    2014-10-25 19:10:06

  • Melinda Stahl United States of America crucial function of both manufacture and service organizations.
    2014-10-23 12:10:40

  • Tyrone Ellis Jamaica Service and manufacturing operations have different but also similarities. For example, both create a mission statement and a vision for the organization that will run and perceive good by customers.
    2014-10-23 02:10:53

  • Nathan Senanu Ahovi Ghana Manufacturing organizations are those involved in the production of physical goods that can be kept as inventory. Service organizations on the other hand are firms that provide intangible benefit of value to their customers or clients. The difference between these two organizations are, in service organization the client is involved in the service production and delivery, whiles in manufacturing organization the product are physical and can be kept as inventory.
    2014-10-22 20:10:30

  • Dawn Denham United Kingdom Operations management is an area of management concerned with overseeing, designing, and controlling the process of production and redesigning business operations in the production of goods or services. It involves the responsibility of ensuring that business operations are efficient in terms of using as few resources as needed, and effective in terms of meeting customer requirements. It is concerned with managing the process that converts inputs (in the forms of raw materials, labor, and energy) into outputs (in the form of goods and/or services).
    2014-10-21 10:10:37

  • Dawn Denham United Kingdom this course covers just about everythink
    2014-10-21 10:10:27

  • Quayshan Martin United States of America Understanding Service organizations witch offer a more personal response rather Manufacturing Organizations offering a product you can hold i.e. physical.
    2014-10-20 20:10:15

  • Francine Butts Canada Manufacturing and Service Organizations are comprised of two main categories - manufacturing and service organizations. Manufacturing organizations are involved in the production of a physical object where as service organizations are involved with the softer skills such as customer service.
    2014-10-18 13:10:19

  • sivaramakrishnan lakshminarayan United Arab Emirates Does it not mean both have product to offer in different forms
    2014-10-18 10:10:28

  • sivaramakrishnan lakshminarayan United Arab Emirates Manufacturing organisation produces physical product to service customers where as service organization does not produce physically a product but offers its service as a product to customers
    2014-10-18 10:10:04

  • Francine Butts Canada Manfacturing and Service Organizations are comprised of two main categories - manufactoring and service organizations. Manufactoring organizations are involved in the production of a physical object where as service organizations are involved with the softer skills such as customer service.
    2014-10-17 22:10:46

  • Steven Radford United States of America There is a need to produce a a quality product in both a manufacturing setting and in a business that provides a service. While the input materials may differ and the manufacturing takes on a different form there is still a need to manage the production process to ensure a quality product. The Operational Management of that process is vital to both types of models to ensure quality control and sustained customer satisfaction.
    2014-10-17 09:10:16

  • Abdul Amara Sierra Leone operation management,Topic : manufacturing and service organisation are concern with their productivity level and end products
    2014-10-16 14:10:43

  • Masabu Elias William Tanzania How is the customer in the service organization involved in production of the service?
    2014-10-15 15:10:08

  • Dee Bolabasaga Fiji Operation management understand the important responsibilities and decision making on day to day basis. And also should know where the organization is a private,public or voluntary sectors
    2014-10-12 05:10:43

  • Ejike Nwankwo Nigeria What is operation management as related to manufacturing and services organisation?
    2014-10-10 09:10:33

    • Ejike Nwankwo Nigeria Operation management plays an important role both in manufacturing and services organisation.
      2014-10-10 09:10:53
  • Mary Mutua Kenya In Operations Managements, does these two organization face the same challenges?
    2014-10-10 06:10:18

    • Mary Mutua Kenya These two might not face the same challenges in that Manufacturing organizations could be limited in production by the shortage of raw materials where as Services organizations majorly will be limited by lack of skilled personnel to produce.
      2014-10-10 06:10:38
  • Mary Mutua Kenya Manufacturing and Services organizations are two different organization in terms of products but with similarities in that each must have suitable materials and skills to produce, they are both concerned about quality of products and both must determine suitable scheduling tasks for production process.
    2014-10-10 06:10:27

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