Operations Management Questions

Answer each question in your own words in 150 words minimum.

  • What is the lean concept and why is it important to study?
  • How can lean be applied to manufacturing and service processes?
  • What is work center scheduling and why is it important for firms to focus on?
  • How to apply scheduling techniques to service and manufacturing processes.
  • What is the Theory of Constraints (TOC) and why is it important to study?
  • How is the TOC different from conventional approaches?
  • How can the TOC be applied to reduce bottlenecks in a variety of applications?

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