MANAGING THE PRODUCTION CONTROL FUNCTION
A good habit to form is the preparation of a daily "to do" list.
Production control manager has to set aside some time each day to visit major or critical production areas in the plant.
System Development and Improvement
While firefighting is important, and his department people are doing it, production control manager has to come out with measures which prevent fires in the future. He needs to come out with system modifications that avoid fires.
Training his department people.
Training others in the routine of production control. He must volunteer to be a part of induction programs for new recruits.
Plossl G.W., and O.W. Wight, Production and Inventory Control, Prentice Hall, 1967