Essays Tagged: "Operations Management"

Compaq Corporation, The intention of this project is to demonstrate the function of production planning in a non- artificial environment

minence in the early half of the twentieth century. Frederick W. Taylor is considered the father of operations management and is credited in the development of the following principles.a. Scientific l ... with principle "c" in that the worker should blindly carry out the wishes of management. Successful operations are based upon a two-way flow of thought and suggestions from management to labor. This t ...

(8 pages) 217 0 4.8 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Operations Management: Critically appraise how Starbucks attempts to meet its customers demand in a fluctuating market.

n opening over 1000 coffee houses around the world every year since 1999 and so needless to say the operations management of each and everyone of these restaurants is important to the whole structure ... and everyone of these restaurants is important to the whole structure and well being of the company.Operations at Starbucks (to be known henceforth as SB) are run to a very tight and demanding schedul ...

(6 pages) 624 0 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Methods of Increasing Productivity Utilizing Inventory Control Systems- The scope of this research paper is to discuss inventory control systems.

Methods of Increasing Productivity Utilizing Inventory Control SystemsMaster of Science in Operations ManagementYour NameDateInstructorTermUniversity ofI. IntroductionThe scope of this resear ... value by itself is not important but it allows the company to make changes in the business model or operations and see how it affects the productivity of that company.Now, let's look at costs associat ...

(20 pages) 1149 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

New Balance Athletic Shoes - A case study for operation management

Operations Management and Management Science Case StudyCapacity PlanningNew Balance Athletic ...

(7 pages) 386 0 2.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Clothing, Footwear and Cosmetics

Operations management as a source of competitive advantage

endations21Conclusion22Appendices23Bibliography26Executive SummaryThe following assignment looks at operations management as a source for gaining a competitive advantage, operations management and TQM ... g of these advantages.The Cambrian Conservatory and window world is used as an example of efficient operations management.IntroductionOperations management is based around the decision-making associat ...

(11 pages) 828 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Texas Eastman

can support a company's Total Quality Management program. Occasionally, industrial engineering and operations management types denigrate financial measurements and encourage companies to cut all ties ... y program.DiscussionQ: What kind of financial reporting system is being used to provide feedback on operations?The Period Report is actually a well-designed system. Building from projections and commi ...

(12 pages) 147 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Coursework of Operations Management Comparison and contrast of operation problems among Executive Holloware ltd., Oilpartz ltd. and London zoo

Coursework of Operations ManagementComparison and contrast of operation problems among Executive Holloware ltd., O ... problems among Executive Holloware ltd., Oilpartz ltd. and London zooSummaryIn this article, three operations management related cases are studied and analysed. The writer compares and contrasts simi ... and differences in these cases in the following aspects: the transformation process model, types of operations, the objectives of operations. By looking into more detailed problems in each case, those ...

(12 pages) 478 0 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

How Carlos Gutierrez used operations management to reduce costs and build Kellogg's competitive advantage?

1> How has Carlos Gutierrez used operations management to increase quality and responsiveness to customers and built Kellogg's compet ...

(4 pages) 98 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Description and Appraisement of Roles of Operations Management within Hainan International Ltd

s developing from a relatively small capital to a reputable contractor in Tanzania. Key elements of operations, project management and quality management are of particular concern and relevance of Hai ... of Hainan International Ltd2.0 牋牋牋牋Description And Appraisal of Role of Operations Management2.1 Key Elements of Operations2.1.1 Product2.1.2 Process2.1.3 Place2.1.4 Progra ...

(9 pages) 148 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

IntroductionThis assignment focuses on the performance objectives of operations management identified by Slack et al (1998) to investigate the external issues that may i ... uthor's industrial placements and work experience, which indicates the differential manipulation of operations management in different organisations. The aim is to reflect managers' actions in achievi ... ctives of operations management, as well as to emphasise the role of organisational culture for the operations manager in the implementation of operations management.The last section summarises the li ...

(13 pages) 650 0 4.5 Apr/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Operations Management Case Studies

s of the Levi Jeans workers and the California Auto Club reengineering customer service.It looks at operations management as a source for gaining a competitive advantage and overcoming potential probl ... process at CSAA and discuss the different phases of the reengineering effort;2. What tools from the operations consulting tool kit were applied here? Which other ones would be of value here? Explain; ...

(15 pages) 516 0 4.8 Aug/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Project Management

scusses the meaning of Project Management as discussed by Knod and Schonberger in chapter 17 of our Operations Management text book. "Projects are large-scale, typically expensive, one of a kind endea ...

(7 pages) 647 1 2.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Operations management in Healthcare

Management and Operations Management Theory PaperThis paper will describe how the different functions of management ... following paper will be: A description of the four management functions, A description of what the operations management theory is and will also explain how the four management functions impact the o ... ent and reporting these performances and what corrective or preventive action is taken as necessary.Operations Management TheoryThe Operation Management Theory is: Inputs, (people, plants and parts) + ...

(3 pages) 267 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Operations Management & Ethics Assignment

Operations Management can be summed up as the strategies employed by an organization to provide a co ... entation stages of any new process to be introduced. This paper will briefly examine the purpose of operations management as well as analyze an ethics decision made with respect to OM within my own or ... e that remain loyal employees.References:Aquilano, N. J., Chase, R. B., & Jacobs, F. R. (2004). Operations management for competitive advantage. (10th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill Irwin.Ethics Qual ...

(2 pages) 106 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Tesco's operations stategy

Executive SummaryOperations Management plays a key role in achieving the main performance objectives of Tesco. Whethe ... have a significant impact. As a consequence, there have been a number of innovative developments in Operations Management that have sought to make use of Tesco resources in a significantly new manner ... tly new manner in order to make a big step change in performance. Tesco is an successful example of operations management, however, through our investagation they also have some demerit in their opert ...

(13 pages) 860 2 3.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Please comment on the effect that alliances such as Apple and Microsoft can have on competition within the context of Operations Management.

Operations Management is the term applied to the correlation of activities which achieve the core ob ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

"Comparison for Tesco and A380 Airbus Operations Management"

Background informationOperations management is about the way organisations produce goods and services. Everything you wear ... hing you wear, eat, sit on, read or knock about on the sports field comes to you by the courtesy of operations managers who organised its production (Slack, et al. 2004, p.4).The aim of this assignmen ... et al. 2004, p.4).The aim of this assignment was to contrast and to compare the tasks faced by the 'operations managers' responsible for 'Tesco extra superstore' and a production of the 'A380 Airbus'. ...

(18 pages) 179 1 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Solagen Case Study

Operations Management MSI 514 Prof. Tayi Case Study: Solagen October 11, 2001 While first analyzing ...

(8 pages) 40 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Operations Management

nders it inoperative for the purpose intended - Albert EinsteinImportance of Operation Management:-"Operations management is concerned with creating, operating and controlling a transformation system ... hysical resources.•It can provide the basis for future innovations by building a solid base of operations skills and knowledge within the business (Slack N, Chambers S, Johnston R2004,p.7)This is ...

(10 pages) 236 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

        The Goal is a book about how to set objectives,

attainable goals and through careful and strict application reach them. It also explains how to use operations management with the entire system and looks at the system as a whole. The example that th ... ss defective parts or process parts that do not contribute to throughput should optimize bottleneck operations. The ?Herbie? concept of bottleneck operations was the major analogy Alex found that allo ...

(4 pages) 1632 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting