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1

fixed

- resources are brought to position
- no flow
- e.g. building site

2

FIXED - adv

- flexibility
- variety

3

fixed - dis

- unit costs
- scheduling

4

functional

- area is dedicated to one activity
- resources to be transformed are transported to area
- e.g. hospital

5

functional - adv

- flexibility
- supervise

6

functional - dis

- utilisation
- complex flow

7

cellular

- necessary equipment for specific task
- resources are pre-selected
- resources can move
- e.g. department store

8

cellular - adv

- fast
- group work encourages motivation

9

cellular - dis

- costly to rearrange
- more plant

10

line

- resources move in a particular order
- each stage has necessary equipment
- e.g. car manufacturing

11

line - adv

- low costs for high volume
- specialisation of equipment

12

line - dis

- low flexibility
- repetitive

13

natural diagonal

FIXED
FUNCTIONAL
CELL
LINE / PRODUCT
x - volume
y - variety