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Role of Operations Management

1. What is the role of Operations Management? How does Ops Management and Supply Chain Management relate to each other?

2. What is the importance of having an operations strategy? How does Operations Management factor into Operational Strategies?

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//The given discussion paper is based on 'Operations Management'. Before, writing about its role and relationship, we have to first of all, understand that the meaning of the operations management. As per directions, now we will discuss about its role and what is the relationship between the Operations Management and Supply Chain Management.//

Role of operations management: Operations management plays a vital role in managing major activities of the organization that are specially related with the production of goods and services (Role of the Operations Manager, 2009). Apart from this, operations management manages processes related with the operations, design, planning, controlling, operations strategy and improvement of performance. It also helps in the coordination of activities among the labor, capital, land, technology and equipments. Last but not the least operation management helps in maintaining better relations with the department of the end-users (Farrell, 1986).

Relation between Supply chain management and the Operations management: In the present dynamic environment, skills of operations management play a significant role in the success of the corporations. Operation management involves inventory control, management of manufacturing and materials, process design, control, purchasing and strategic ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 497 words with references.