This note describes and defines concepts used by operation management professionals to categorize operations processes such as flow rate, Little’s Law, and inventory turns. Using this note, students can obtain a basic understanding of operation process terms.
Process Measures: Basic Concepts and Definitions
by: Eric Svaan
Core Disciplines: Operations Management/Supply Chain
Click on any button below to view the available document.
Make sure you are registered and/or logged in to our site to view product documents. Once registered & approved, faculty, staff, & course aggregators will have access to full inspection copies and teaching notes for any of our materials.
If you need to make copies, you MUST purchase the corresponding number of permissions, and you must own a single copy of the product.
Electronic Downloads are available immediately after purchase. "Quantity" reflects the number of copies you intend to use. Unauthorized distribution of these files is prohibited pursuant to term of use of this website.
This product does not have a teaching note.
After reading and discussing the material, students should:
- describe and define concepts used by operation management professionals to categorize operations processes such as flow rate, Little's Law, and inventory turns,
- correctly aply these terms to describe conditions observed in an operations management environment,
- evaluate case studies and situations where these concepts are observed.