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Manufacturing Resources Planning - A Study


  • Korgaonkar M G


The working paper on ‘Manufacturing Resources Planning’ or in short MRP-II present a study of one of the most significant software developments to have taken place in the field of Manufacturing Management in recent years. MRP-II can be regarded as a successor to an earlier development called Materials Requirement Planning (MRP). Details of MRP-II framework are discussed as applicable to process industry, repetitive manufacture and batch processing industry. Further, salient aspects concerning planning, organization and implementation of MRP-II projects are highlighted. Prerequisites of MRP-II including behavioral considerations are also considered. Essentially modular in concepts, MRP-II is a highly integrative approach which seeks to encompass almost the entire gamut of planning and control of production operations.

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  • Korgaonkar M G, 1984. "Manufacturing Resources Planning - A Study," IIMA Working Papers WP1984-12-01_00621, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Research and Publication Department.
  • Handle: RePEc:iim:iimawp:wp00621

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