Products produced by project, job shop and batch, Operation Management

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.

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