Production and Operation Management : Assignment

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................1P1 Implementation of operations management principles..........................................................1TASK 2............................................................................................................................................4P2 Continuous improvement plan based on the review of the principles...................................4PART B............................................................................................................................................6TASK 3............................................................................................................................................6P3 Implement of different stage of PLC for the given project....................................................6TASK 4..........................................................................................................................................11P4 Review of the PLC by execution of appropriate theories and concepts..............................11CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13.......................................................................................................................................................14
INTRODUCTIONOperation management can be defined as the administration of business practices forcreating highest level of efficiency in the organisation. This is defined as the process in whichraw-materials and labour are managed together for manufacturing an effective finished goods inthe organisation. The major benefit to implement this in organisation is to maximize the profitsfor the corporation by completing their process in effective manner. The organisation chosen forthis task is Portakabin which is a leading organisation in construction industry. Most of theirtransaction are business to business for completing their work effectively. This project isfocused on the implementation of various operations management principles. Along, with thiscontinuous improvement plan will also be developed that is based on the operations managementprinciple(Fenn and et. al., 2012). At last, each stage of the product life cycle is also included inthis report by using appropriate techniques, theories, concept and model.TASK 1P1 Implementation of operations management principlesIntroduction to the organisation-Portakabin is one of the leading organisation of the UKmarket. They provides various goods are manufactured by organisation. Management ofPortakabin is operating and their business in more than 6 countries. Moreover, there are 1,300employee's are engage in organisation for completing their work effectively. The core businessesof the Portakabin is B2B businesses. This determines that they manufactures products for otherbusiness that operates their businesses with more efficiency and effectiveness.Operations versus Operation managementOperations-Operations refers to the process of converting raw-material and semi-finished goods into finished goods. Moreover, this helps the management for developingeffective strategies and policies. It helps an organisation to achieve their goals in most effectivemanner(Fleming and Koppelman, 2016).Operation management-This refers to the process of planning, controlling andsupervising all the activities of production department. In context of Portakabin this is theprimary function for management that is used by them to enhance the overall productivity of theorganisation.1
BasisOperationOperational managementCreationThe term operation refers tothe accumulation of differentactivities to enhance thequality of product or services.Operational management isdefined as the activity formanaging all operationalactivities of the organisation.ValueIt is mandatory for anorganisation to manage all oftheir operations in order tocomplete their work insignificant manner.Operational management leadsthe organisation to enhance thequality of their work byperforming their work inappropriate manner.Review and critique for the implementation of operations management principlesCase study-Corporation such as Portakabin is performing their work through focusing ongenerating the innovation in their products. The Yorkon building system is the upcoming projectthat is innovative and based on certain principles of the operational management that leads anorganisation to achieve their goals in effective manner(Gunasekaran and Ngai, 2012)Principle of realityThis principle of operational management allows companies tofocus on the matter of managing various techniques in comparisonto dissolving of certain issues. This will support the company inmanaging their products and services. The company is going tooffer a new product washing machines which is not made with newtools and techniques.The reality principle of the operational management allow anorganisation to focus on managing different techniques in order todeal with certain issue of the organisation. Moreover, for anorganisation they manage various products and services tocomplete their work in effective manner. Company is focusedtowards their new YBS which is updated and made through usingdifferent tools or techniques. They are used to complete their workin effective manner.2
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