Operations transform resource or data inputs into desired goods, services, or results, and create and deliver value to the customers. Two or more connected operations constitute a process, and are generally divided into four basic categories: (1) processing, (2) inspection, (3) transport, and (4) storage.
Use operations in a sentence
Before I could play baseball again,I needed two operations that would heal me and make me fit to play the game again.
Susan had to prepare a detailed report for management about the way things work, but detailing every aspect of the company's operations was a gargantuan task.
John failed to properly perform the operations required of him, causing a series of problems for his coworkers and boss.
Ineffective Management and its Impact on Operations"We have at times underestimated how quickly and deeply ineffective management can impact a company’s operations. We typically haven’t put a high priority on site visits and meeting with management, but we are starting to put more emphasis on that today."