Bmw's Operation Management

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BAD 429 Operation Management Project: BMW By: Rodolphe Beyrouthy Presented to: Table of contents: Executive summary................................................................................................3 Charts ……………………………………………………………………………..4 - 6 Introduction………………………………………………………………………..7 History…………………………………………………………………….………..7 – 10 Design of goods and services…………………………………………………..…10 - 11 Managing quality………………………………………………………………... 11 - 12 Process and capacity design………………………………………………..…… 12 Location strategy…………………………………………………………………13 - 14 Layout strategy…………………………………………………………..……… 14 Human resource and job design…………………………………………..…….15 Supply-chain management……………………………………………………... 15 - 16…show more content…
BMW is currently the 1st most valuable car brand in the world and the 23rd most valuable brand in the world; in 2011 it was the 2nd right behind Toyota. BMW’s brand value increased 10% while Toyota’s brand value decreased by 10%. It currently own “Rolls-Royce Motor Cars” which is a British manufacturer of luxury automobiles and “MINI” which is a British automotive marque which specializes in small cars. BMW’s main products are: 1 Series: The 1 Series was introduced in 2004 and was the first sports hatch in the highly competitive compact car segment. 3 Series: The 3 Series is the benchmark premium sports saloon, and continues to define the compact executive car segment. It was launched in 1975. 5 Series: The 5 Series car was launched in 1972 and is available in both Saloon and Touring models with a number of petrol and diesel engine options. The 5 Series is known for its agility, performance and driving dynamics. 6 Series: The 6 Series comes in two models, Coupé and Convertible, and is available in a Launched in 2003, the 6 Series has become renowned for its sporting elegance and cutting-edge design. 7 Series: The 7 Series is BMW’s luxury Saloon, combining performance, elegance and dynamic appeal. X5: The X5 was the first car in the Sports Activity Vehicle Segment, when it launched in 1999. These can appeal to buyers who

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