The result of the tendency of people to consume is to increase the capacity of production in the various aspects of human need. There arose the separation of management from ownership in this production function. A further development is the growth, organizational complexity and size, thus large organizations, management is divided into production, personnel management and finance as well as marketing. Other specifications are made as organizations need for them arises.
Production management is essential and basic to all organizations whether it is manufacturing or service. It should be pointed out that the survival of organization is dependent on how its production processes are managed. Barry Shord explains operations management in his book thus “any organization which transforms inputs into output is engaged in production”.
Percentage of capacity utilization measure relate output measures to inputs.
The brewing industry in Nigeria has passed through a stage of total importation of a foreign products to stage where some beer manufacturing companies now source their raw materials locally.
BARRY SHORE: Operations Management MC Graw Hill, International Company 1985 pg.30
TABLE OF CONTENT
Table of content
List of tables
1.1Background of the study
1.2Statement of the problem
1.3Purpose of the study
1.4Scope of the study
1.6Significance of the study
1.7Limitations of the study
2.1Definitions and concepts
2.3Process planning and design
2.6Production planning and activities in Nigerian breweries plc.
RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
3.2Area of the study
3.3Population of the study
3.4Sample and sampling procedure
3.5Instrument for data collection
3.6Validation of the instrument
3.7Reliability of the instrument
3.8Method of data collection
3.9Method of data analysis
DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS
4.1Data presentation and analysis
4.2Testing of hypothesis
4.3Summary of results
CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
5.1Discussions of results / findings
5.3Implications of research findings
5.5Suggestions for further research.