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Operation Management – Define the strategic goals of supply chain management and indicate how element of a supply chain

Define the strategic goals of supply chain management and indicate how element of a supply chain Operation Management   Q1. What is production/operations? Q2. What are the major decision areas […]

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OPERATION MANAGEMENT – The manager of a local firm says “the forecasting techniques are more trouble than they are worth. I don`t forecast at all, and I`m doing 25% more business than last year”.

The manager of a local firm says “the forecasting techniques are more trouble than they are worth. I don`t forecast at all, and I`m doing 25% more business than last year”. OPERATION MANAGEMENT   Q1. What are the advantages and limitations of planning? (10 marks) Q2.The CoolTech Co. produces various types of fans. In May, the company produced 1728 window fans at a standardprice of 40 MU. The Co. has 12 direct labour employees whose compensation (including wages and fringe benefits)amounts to 21 MU/hour. During May, window fans were produced on 9 working days 9of 8 hours each) and otherproducts were produced on other days. a. Determine the productivity of the window fans. b. In June, the CoolTechCo. produced 1 730 fans in 10 working days. What is the percentage in labour productivity of windows from May? (10 marks) Q3.Mr. Ilhan DALCI makes billiard balls in his Beyarmudu plant. With a recent increase in taxes, his costs have gone upand he has a newfound interest in efficiency. Mr.Dalci is interested in determining the productivity of his organisation.He would like to know if his organisation is maintaining the manufacturing average of 3% increase in productivity. Hehas the following data representing a month from last year and an equivalent month this year.__________________Last year Now Units produced 1 000 1 000 Labour (hours) 300 275 Resin (kg.s) 50 45 Capitalinvested (MU) 10 000 11 000 Energy (BTU) 3 000 2 850 Show the productivity change for each category and then determine the IMPROVEMENT for labor  hrs, the typical standard for comparison. (10 marks) Q4.Ilhan’s, a local bakery, is worried about increased costs – particularly energy. Last year’s records can provide a fairly good estimate of the parameters for this year. Ilhan Balci, the owner, does not believe things have change much, buthe did invest an additional 3 000 MU for modifications to the bakery’s ovens to make them more energy efficient. Themodifications were supposed to make the ovens at least 15 % more efficient. I. Balci has asked you, as a brilliantgraduate of EMU, to check the energy savings of the new ovens and also look over other measures of the bakery’sproductivity to see if the modifications were beneficial. You have the following data to work with: Last Year NowProduction (dozen) 1 500 1 500 Labour (hours) 350 325 Capital Investment (MU) 15 000 18 000 Energy (kw­hrs) 3 000 2 750 (10 marks) Q5.Haldun LOP, the production manager of LOP Chemicals, in Gazimagusa, TRNC, is preparing his quarterly reportwhich is to include a productivity analysis for his department. One of the inputs is production data prepared byMeltem SERIN, his operation analyst. The report, which she gave him this morning, showed the following: 2005 2006 Production (units) 4 500 6 000 Raw Material Used (barrels of Petroleum by­products) 700 900 Labour Hours ` 22 00028 000 Capital Cost applied to the Department (MU) 375 000 620 000 Haldun LOP wondered if his productivity hadincreased at all. He called Meltem into his office and conveyed the above information to her and asked her to proceedwith preparing this part of the report. (Include your interpretations for each productivity figure) (10 marks) Q6. Ahmet Uslu makes wooden boxes in which to ship motorcycles. Ahmet and his three employees invest 40 hoursper day making the 120 boxes. a. What is their productivity? b. Ahmet and his employees have discussed redesigningthe process to improve efficiency. If they can increase the rate to 125 per day, what would be their new productivity? c. What would be their increase in productivity? (10 marks) […]

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Operation Management – What is the logic of Taguchi methods

What is the logic of Taguchi methods Operation Management   What is continuous improvement (CI)? What are the major tools for this philosophy What is the logic of Taguchi methods? […]

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Operation Management 5- Ahmet and his employees have discussed redesigning the process to improve efficiency. If they can increase the rate to 125 per day, what would be their

Ahmet and his employees have discussed  Operation Management 5   Questions: Q1. Suzan has a part-time “cottage-industry” producing seasonal plywood yard ornaments for resale at local craft fairs and bazaars. […]

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Operations Management – How would forecasting be useful for operations in a BPO (Business processes outsourcing) unit? What factors may be important for this industry? Discuss.

How would forecasting be useful Operations Management   Questions: Q1. How would operations strategy for a service industry be different if any from that  for a manufacturing industry?  (It’s an […]

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Operations Management – A Manufacturer of motorcycles

A Manufacturer of motorcycles Operations Management Questions: CASE-1 (16 Marks) Bloomsday Outfitters produces T-shirts for road races. They need to acquire some new stamping machines to produce 30,000 good T-shirts […]

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Operations Management – Explain in brief the Synchronous Manufacturing and Theory of Constraints? Q7. Discuss the essence Quality Management in Focus On six Sigma?

Explain in brief the Synchronous Operations Management Questions: Q1. a) Lean Production b) Global Strategies fir Hospitality services c) Material Requirements Planning Q2.  Explain Briefly the process Analysis of Manufacturing […]

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Operations Management – Regression and correlation are both termed “causal” methods of forecasting. Explain how they are similar in this respect and also how they are different.

Regression and correlation are both termed “causal” methods of forecasting. Explain how they are similar in this respect and also how they are different. Operations Management   Q1. A company […]

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Operations Management 11 – Regression and correlation are both termed “causal” methods of forecasting. Explain how they are similar in this respect and also how they are different.

Regression and correlation are both termed “causal” methods of forecasting. Explain how they are similar in this respect and also how they are different. Operations Management   Q1.  A firm […]

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Operations Management 2 – Explain the concept Six Sigma. Bring out the significance of Six Sigma in Quality Management?Define Project Management and explain its nature and features?

Explain the concept Six Sigma. Operations Management 2   Questions: Q1.  Explain the concept Six Sigma. Bring out the significance of Six Sigma in Quality Management? Q2.  Define Project Management and […]

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Operations Management 3 – Would a project management organization be different from an organization for regular manufacturing in what ways? Examples.

Would a project management  Operations Management 3   Questions: Q1. How would operations strategy for a service industry be different if any from that  for a manufacturing industry?  (It’s an […]

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Operations Management 4-The FAA has a rule that an air traffic controller can, on the average, land planes a maximum of 45 minutes out of every hour. There must be 15 minutes

The FAA has a rule that an air traffic Operations Management 4     Questions: CASE STUDY 1 Ram Dubey recently purchased a chain of dry cleaners in North Uttar […]

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What are the advantages and limitations of planning

Operations Management   What are the advantages and limitations of planning   Answer the following question. Q1. What are the advantages and limitations of planning? (10 marks) Q2. 5. Serra’s […]

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What are the advantages and limitations of planning

OPERATION MANAGEMENT What are the advantages and limitations of planning   Q1. What are the advantages and limitations of planning? (10 marks) Q2. The Cool Tech Co. produces various types of fans. In May, the company produced 1728 window fans at a standardprice of 40 MU. The Co. has 12 direct labour employees whose compensation (including wages and fringe benefits)amounts to 21 MU/hour. During May, window fans were produced on 9 working days 9of 8 hours each) and otherproducts were produced on other days. a. Determine the productivity of the window fans. b. In June, the CoolTechCo. produced 1 730 fans in 10 working days. What is the percentage in labour productivity of windows from May? (10 marks) Q3. Mr. Ilhan DALCI makes billiard balls in his Beyarmudu plant. With a recent increase in taxes, his costs have gone upand he has a newfound interest in efficiency. Mr.Dalci is interested in determining the productivity of his organisation.He would like to know if his organisation is maintaining the manufacturing average of 3% increase in productivity. Hehas the following data representing a month from last year and an equivalent month this year.__________________Last year Now Units produced 1 000 1 000 Labour (hours) 300 275 Resin (kg.s) 50 45 Capitalinvested (MU) 10 000 11 000 Energy (BTU) 3 000 2 850 Show the productivity change for each category and then determine the IMPROVEMENT for labor  hrs, the typical standard for comparison. (10 marks) Q4.Ilhan’s, a local bakery, is worried about increased costs – particularly energy. Last year’s records can provide a fairly good estimate of the parameters for this year. Ilhan Balci, the owner, does not believe things have change much, buthe did invest an additional 3 000 MU for modifications to the bakery’s ovens to make them more energy efficient. Themodifications were supposed to make the ovens at least 15 % more efficient. I. Balci has asked you, as a brilliantgraduate of EMU, to check the energy savings of the new ovens and also look over other measures of the bakery’sproductivity to see if the modifications were beneficial. You have the following data to work with: Last Year NowProduction (dozen) 1 500 1 500 Labour (hours) 350 325 Capital Investment (MU) 15 000 18 000 Energy (kw­hrs) 3 000 2 750 (10 marks) Q5. Haldun LOP, the production manager of LOP Chemicals, in Gazimagusa, TRNC, is preparing his quarterly reportwhich is to include a productivity analysis for his department. One of the inputs is production data prepared byMeltem SERIN, his operation analyst. The report, which she gave him this morning, showed the following: 2005 2006 Production (units) 4 500 6 000 Raw Material Used (barrels of Petroleum by­products) 700 900 Labour Hours ` 22 00028 000 Capital Cost applied to the Department (MU) 375 000 620 000 Haldun LOP wondered if his productivity hadincreased at all. He called Meltem into his office and conveyed the above information to her and asked her to proceedwith preparing this part of the report. (Include your interpretations for each productivity figure) (10 marks) Q6. Ahmet Uslu makes wooden boxes in which to ship motorcycles. Ahmet and his three employees invest 40 hoursper day making the 120 boxes. a. What is their productivity? b. Ahmet and his employees have discussed redesigningthe process to improve efficiency. If they can increase the rate to 125 per day, what would be their new productivity? c. […]

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What is the logic of Taguchi methods

Operation Management   What is the logic of Taguchi methods   Answer the following question. Q1. What is the logic of Taguchi methods? (10 marks) Q2. Describe briefly the “Delphi […]

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What is the logic of Taguchi methods

Operations Management   What is the logic of Taguchi methods   Answer the following question. Q1. What is the logic of Taguchi methods? (10 marks) Q2. 14. Ilhan Dalci is […]

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XAVIER – Operations Management-Discuss the nature and scope of operations management in terms of production decisions. Explain the product selection and stages involved therein?

Discuss the nature and scope of operations XAVIER – Operations Management     Section A:  5 Marks Each (Attempt any 3) Q1. Discuss the nature and scope of operations management […]

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