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Discussion 1 Week 3

Analyze the supply chain of an existing service or manufacturing organization, and justify two to three competitive advantages that the service or organization gains by utilizing the supply chain. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

Select three problems that crick and mortar organizations face as they transition toward becoming virtual organizations. Debate whether the operations of virtual organizations exacerbate brick and motor organizations’ existing problems or whether they create new problems. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

Discussion 2 week 2

Using product screening, analyzes a new product from operations, marketing, and finance perspectives. Predict whether or not the product is likely to be successful based on your analysis.

Analyze an existing product, and discuss two to four OM strategy changes that occurred during the product’s life cycle. Provide examples to support your analysis.

QUESTIONS 3


Discussion 2 week 3
From the e-Activity discuss the pros and cons of an existing organization’s business strategy, and identify three supply chain performance metrics that align with customers’ expectations. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

Evaluate the likelihood of success in an organization with poor supply chain performance metrics. Then, determine three supply chain performance metrics that were in your opinion, misaligned with the customer’s expectation. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

 

QUESTIONS 4

 

 

Discussion 2 Week 4

From the second e – Activity select an organization that received the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award and assess two to four contributions to quality that the chosen organization displayed. Compare the success of the chosen organization within similar industries and judge whether TQM did or did not relate with success.

Discussion 2 week 5

Defend the benefits of the Delfi Method and suggest tow to three situations in which your past or current employer should have used it. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

Compare and contrast the primary differences between time series model and a casual model. Debate two advantages and two disadvantages of each model. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

QUESTIONS 6

 

 

Discussion 1 week 6

From the e Activity analyze two or three different types of control charts, focusing on which aspects  of  each control chart would fit well in the industry that you chose to research.

Reconstruct a situation where a process was deemed out of control. Focus you reconstruction on key variations related to assignable causes or Type 1 errors. Next determine the steps that you would take to ensure that the process is maintained in the UCL,Cl,LCL of the control chart.

QUESTIONS 7

 

 

Discussion 2 week 6 

‘Six Sigma and Acceptance Sampling” please respond to the following. Using the six sigma approach (DMAIC) provide an example situation that utilizes the five step plan and determine three to four challenges that you may encounter using this approach. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

 

Using acceptance sampling propose a situation in which you would be  forced to utilize  both the consumer’s risk and the producer’s risk and then justify key usages  of both within an industry of your choice. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

QUESTIONS 8

 

Discussion 2 week 7

“Layout Planning’ please respond to the following. Use three steps found in the text book for designing process payouts, critique a poor layout plan in your area and analyze two to three challenges that you observed in the use of the poorly developed plan. Then develop a comprehensive plan to mitigate each challenge that you identified.

Determine 3 advantages and three disadvantages in my previous location of employment:

QUESTIONS 9

 

 

Discussion 2 week 10 scheduling please respond to the following:

Using the priority rules step, propose a situation where you must utilize priority rules. Determine the effectiveness of priority rules in the situation you have selected. Provide specific examples to  support your rationale.

QUESTIONS 10

 

Discussion 2 week 10 scheduling please respond to the following:

Using the priority rules step, propose a situation where you must utilize priority rules. Determine the effectiveness of priority rules in the situation you have selected. Provide specific examples to  support your rationale.

Select an industry and then discuss the bottleneck challenges you have witnessed in the industry. Suggest two to four methods in which those challenges can be mitigated by operations managers using  the optimized Production technology:

QUESTION 11

Discussion 2 week 9

Aggregate Planning. Please respond to the following. Illustrate using one example a situation that utilizes aggregate planning, and then determine which level (chase or hybrid) should be used in the organization in the situation you have illustrated. Provide specific examples to support your rationale.

QUESTION 12

 

 Discussion 1 week 10

From the e activity analyze 3 to 4 benefits of the ERP and then select an ERP vendor. Determine two to three factors that contribute to the selected vendor having improved productivity. Compare  and contrast independent and dependent demand and then provide three to four advantages and disadvantages that are evident in both. Provide specific example to support your rationale.

 

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