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    Operations Management: Difference between product layout and process layout.

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    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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    The difference between product layout and process layout is that in case of product layout the workstations are arranged in such a way that it suits the production of a particular product. For example an assembly line that produces a particular model of a car. On the other hand a process layout is one in which operations of similar nature or functions are grouped together. Usually, this means that machines of one type ...

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