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Product and Process Layout

What is the difference between product layout and process layout? Which product and process layout represents your organization's current layout? Is the product and process layout appropriate? What challenges have been faced as a result of the current layout?

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Layout refers to the manner in which a business designs its settings in order to make the best use of its resources and is a key factor in improving and increasing productivity. The two most widely used layouts are product layout and process layout.

Organizations use the product layout approach when they feel it is better for productivity to set up their facility around the steps involved in manufacturing products, which is basically an assembly line approach. This type of layout has the advantage ...

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