We will also then have to look into IKEA's operational systems and processes used in its operation, and also consists of capacity planning, process layout, and product services/scheduling, inventory and projects were managed in the organization. And, lastly, how did the company manage the quality of the product.
The Strategic Location and Market environment of the new Outlet setup for its long term operates. The Layout Of Departments, Products, Failities
analyse the operations functions within the organisation by understanding strategic operations management, the operations process and planning and control
In terms of process layout, process scheduling, inventory and managing project in the organization, there are only two ways that can mainly classified a company and these are either centralized or decentralized process. Centralized process arises when processes from the different branch or stores of one global company follows the same global process and actually performs the process consistently
Ikea was founded in 1943 when Ingvar Kamprad was given the Ikea name by his father. Ikea stands for; Ingvar Kamprad elmtaryd Agunnaryd, the son's first and last name and the farm and village where he grew up. The first Ikea sold small items such as pencils, table runners and nylon stockings, all for exceptionally affordable prices. Ingvar knew he had found a system that worked, by 1945 he had expanded. Ingvar started advertising in local newspapers and began a do-it-yourself mail order service, where goods were transported by the local milk van to the...