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Process Layout

David Bennett (Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Operations Management)
Wiley Encyclopedia of Management, Volume 10, Operations Management, 3rd Edition (2015)

This article describes one of the three basic options for laying out facilities to produce goods or deliver services. In a process layout similar production processes are grouped together in the same department or area. Advantages include specialized supervision and flexibility because the priority of batches can be changed. Disadvantages of process layouts including high work-in-progress levels, frequent setups, extensive material movement, and long throughput times.

Nyckelord: process layout; batch operations; specialized supervision; flexibility; work-in-progress

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Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation, Operations Management (2006-2016)


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