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Relation of Process Selection to Product Design and Capacity

How is process selection related to product design and capacity determination?

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Product Design and Capacity

How is process selection related to product design and capacity determination?

Process selection is related to product design in that the way a product is designed is determined by not only the product capacity, but the "processes" involved. An example of this is with a hamburger. If you were going to sell burgers, you'll want to know the "process selection" to determine the course of action in producing the product. The "product design" varies amongst restaurants (e.g. McDonald's "Big Mac" product design, Burger King's "Whopper," and so on). The "capacity determination" has to do with endless details, often mathematically-related, to production. What is the minimum or maximum capacity of the product (e.g. quarter pound burger, ½ lb, 1/3 lb, etc); what is ratio of meat to the bread or bun, and other ingredients? What is the capacity determination of packaging, refrigeration, and so on. Yet, capacity determination may also be related to financial calculations; however, numbers or math is ...

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How process selection relates to product design and capacity determination is determined.

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