1. Identify products which you would expect to be produced by each of the following configurations: project, job shop, and batch and continuous.
Answer: Many possible answers:
Project - Hong Kong Airport, Singapore's Mass Transit Railway, the London Eye.
Job shop - Made-to-measure suit, jigs and fixtures, customised birthday cake.
Batch - Ready-made suits, costume jewellery, flat-pack furniture
Continuous - mass: Cheap ball-point pens, razor blades, chocolate bars.
Continuous - process: Gasoline, paper, cement.