Productivity and Business competitivenessTuesday, 7 May 13
Productivity is a measure of efficiencyEfficiency is the amount of output produced compared tothe amount of input required i...
Productivity can be improvedby producing more outputsfrom the same inputsProductivity can be improve byreducing the level ...
Now it is your turn...... using an example of your ownexplain how........Productivity canbe improved byproducing moreoutpu...
Productivity improvements can be made in any area ofthe operations system.They can be achieved in humanand non-human aspec...
Being competitive refers to a product or service being as good as or betterthan others of a comparable nature: a car indus...
Areas of operational competitivenessCompeting on costCompeting on qualityCompeting on speed of deliveryTuesday, 7 May 13
I can work independently, self-regulate and have themotivation to succeed in business managementI can sometimes self regul...
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Productivity and competition

  1. 1. Productivity and Business competitivenessTuesday, 7 May 13
  2. 2. Productivity is a measure of efficiencyEfficiency is the amount of output produced compared tothe amount of input required in productionTuesday, 7 May 13
  3. 3. Productivity can be improvedby producing more outputsfrom the same inputsProductivity can be improve byreducing the level of inputs forthe same outputsTuesday, 7 May 13
  4. 4. Now it is your turn...... using an example of your ownexplain how........Productivity canbe improved byproducing moreoutputs from thesame inputsProductivity can be improve byreducing the level of inputs forthe same outputsTuesday, 7 May 13
  5. 5. Productivity improvements can be made in any area ofthe operations system.They can be achieved in humanand non-human aspects of the system.During the next area of study we will examine fourareas of operations in which managers use strategies toincrease productivity:■ facilities design and layout■ materials management■ the management of quality■ new technologyTuesday, 7 May 13
  6. 6. Being competitive refers to a product or service being as good as or betterthan others of a comparable nature: a car industry competitive with any in theworld.For example (of prices) low enough to compare well with those of rivaltraders: we offer prompt service at competitive rates.Tuesday, 7 May 13
  7. 7. Areas of operational competitivenessCompeting on costCompeting on qualityCompeting on speed of deliveryTuesday, 7 May 13
  8. 8. I can work independently, self-regulate and have themotivation to succeed in business managementI can sometimes self regulate and work independently. Iam motivated to succeed in business managementI struggle to work independently and self regulate my learning. Iam not motivated to succeed in business managementTuesday, 7 May 13

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