Production

Sectors

HideShow resource information

Secondary

·.

·         Secondary production: this is the manufacturing and assembly process. It involves converting raw materials into components, for example, making plastics from oil. It also involves assembling the product, eg building houses, bridges and roads.

1 of 4

Tertiary Production

Tertiary production: this refers to the commercial services that support the production and distribution process, eg insurance, transport, advertising, warehousing and other services such as teaching and health care

2 of 4

Chain of Production

The chain of production shows interdependence: firms rely on other businesses in different sectors for raw materials, components or distribution.

3 of 4

Primary

·         Primary production: this involves acquiring raw materials. For example, metals and coal have to be mined, oil drilled from the ground, rubber tapped from trees, foodstuffs farmed and fish trawled. This is sometimes known as extractive production.

4 of 4

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Business Studies resources:

See all Business Studies resources »See all Operations management resources »