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A short introduction to production methods
A short introduction to production methods

Duration: 03:07

Business experts discuss choosing raw materials and managing stock levels.

 
Added value in processed food
Added value in processed food

Duration: 04:29

The importance of added value at the heart of business success is highlighted using breakfast cereal. See how profit can be made from a simple commodity such as grain.

 
Economies of scale
Economies of scale

Duration: 03:38

Business experts discuss how economies of scale benefit a business.

 
New technology, efficiency and redundancy
New technology, efficiency and redundancy

Duration: 03:34

The new IT system at John Lewis is so efficient that less stock and far fewer staff are needed to run the business efficiently.

 
Production (offshoring)
Production (offshoring)

Duration: 08:42

Looking at the value to UK firms of switching production to a low-wage country.

 
Production on mechanised production lines
Production on mechanised production lines

Duration: 03:13

A detailed look at production at a bicycle factory, including mechanised production lines.

 
Quality vs cost cutting
Quality vs cost cutting

Duration: 03:25

Business experts explain how a business balances cost cutting and quality control.

 
Successful products - the story of the Mini
Successful products - the story of the Mini

Duration: 06:17

Evan Davis tells the story of the Mini - a successful product but as a financial disaster.

 

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