Project Topics

THE IMPACT OF PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL ON A MANUFACTURING PROCESS

ABSTRACT

THE RESEARCH WORK IS TO DETERMINE THE IMPACT OF PRODUCTION PLANNING AND CONTROL IN A MANUFACTURING PROCESS. THE NIGERIA BOTTLING COMPANY ABA PLANT HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS QUESTIONNAIRE AND PERSONAL INTERVIEW WERE USE FOR COLLECTION OF DATA. RESEARCH QUESTION WERE MADE AND TWO HYPOTHESES WERE FORMULATED TO DETERMINE WHETHER POOR SCHEDULING HAS ANY EFFECT ON THE PRODUCTIVITY OF A MANUFACTURING FIRM AND ALSO TO KNOW IF THERE ARE RULES FOR JOB PROCESSING IN A MANUFACTURING FIRM. CHI-SQUARE WAS USED TO TEST THE HYPOTHESIS AT 0.05 LEVEL OF SIGNIFICANT. THE MAJOR FINDINGS OF THE STUDY WERE THAT FIRM REVIEWS THEIR PRODUCTION PLAN AND BUDGET ON QUARTERLY BASIS SO AS TO TAKE INTO CONSIDERATION THE MAJOR SEASON OF THE YEAR. THE ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE BY THE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT THROUGH PRODUCTION PROCESS HELPS THE FIRM TO DISCOVER AREAS OF SHORT COMING IN PRODUCTION PROCESS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT PROFITABILITY AND EFFICIENCY WILL BE IMPROVED BASED ON A PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT THROUGH PRODUCTION BUDGET IN ORDER TO ENSURE MINIMIZATION OF COST SO AS TO MEET CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND PROFIT MAXIMIZATION.