List of production topics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to production:

Production – act of creating 'use' value or 'utility' that can satisfy a want or need.[1] The act may or may not include factors of production other than labor. Any effort directed toward the realization of a desired product or service is a "productive" effort and the performance of such act is production.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to production:


Primary sector[]

Secondary sector[]

Tertiary sector[]

Quaternary sector[]




Theories of production[]



Product engineering[]

Product design[]

Production technology[]


Machine set-up[]

Lot size and run length[]

Service provision[]


Process improvement[]

See also[]


  1. ^ Kotler, P., Armstrong, G., Brown, L., and Adam, S. (2006) Marketing, 7th Ed. Pearson Education Australia/Prentice Hall.
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  3. ^ International Labour Office (1999). Safety and health in agriculture. International Labour Organization. pp. 77–. ISBN 978-92-2-111517-5. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Forestry." SAF Dictionary of Forestry. The Society of American Foresters, 1998. Helms, John A. <"Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-19. Retrieved 2014-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)>
  5. ^ Tor Selstad (1990). "The rise of the quaternary sector. The regional dimension of knowledge-based services in Norway, 1970-1985". informaworld. ... knowledge-based services ...
  6. ^ Peter Busch (1967). "Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Learning". Tacit Knowledge in Organizational Learning. Retrieved 2010-06-17. see page .. The quaternary sector of industry is the sector of industry that involves the intellectual services. That is research, development, and information.

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