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Chapter Questions


Write the answers to the following questions at the end of each chapter. Each answer will need to be at least 50 words in total length.


Reference: Russell, R. S., & Taylor, B. W. (2014). Operations and supply chain management (8th Ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


  • Chapter 12: 12-1; 12-2; 12-3; 12-4
  • Chapter 13: 13-1; 13-2; 13-3
  • Chapter 14: 14-1; 14-2; 14-3

Format the paper consistent with APA standards.  

  • Include at least one references with one being from the class material.
  • Papers that do not include APA formatted citations and references will not be accepted.


Chapter 12

  • 12-1 List some of the operations and functions in a company that are dependent on a forecast for product demand.
  • 12-2 What is the difference between quantitative forecast methods and qualitative forecast methods?
  • 12-3 Describe the difference between short- and long-range forecasts.
  • 12-4 Discuss the role of forecasting in supply chain management.

Chapter 13

  • 13-1 Describe the difference between independent and dependent demand and give an example of each for a pizza restaurant such as Domino’s or Pizza Hut.
  • 13-2 Distinguish between a fixed-order-quantity system and fixed-time-period system and give an example of each.
  • 13-3 Discuss customer service level for an inventory system within the context of quality management.

Chapter 14

  • 14-1 What is the purpose of sales and operations planning? Describe the S&OP process.
  • 14-2 List several alternatives for adjusting capacity. List several alternatives for managing demand.
  • 14-3 Describe the output of aggregate planning. When is aggregate planning most useful?


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