1) describe the product design philosophy behind industrial design and design for manufacture and assembly. Which one do you think is more significant in the customer-focused product development?
2) What do you mean by purchasing management? Describe with appropriate exs the functions and procedure of purchasing management.
3) Under which circumstances would a plant manager choose to use a fixed-order quantity model as opposed to a fixed-time period model? prepare down the disadvantages of using a fixed-time period ordering system?
4) prepare down the objectives and advantages of layout? Describe the procedure of designing flexible-flow layouts?
5) What are the basic controllable variables of a production-planning problem? Describe the pure and mixed strategies in production planning.
6) What do you understand by total quality management? How do the marketing and sales areas affect product quality in TQM system?