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Operations Management

I need help with this please.
Read the Developing Good Business Sense activity on p. 394 of the text.
Answer questions 1-4 from the activity in a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format.
Post your paper as a Microsoft® Word attachment.


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The response addresses the queries posted in 1315 words with references.

// Operation & Material management is gaining importance day by day. The companies, in order to become efficient, employ various techniques of production management. In this paper, we focus on the operating system of three companies. The three firms taken for the paper are Mc Donald's, Burger King and Krispy Kreme. Here, we discuss how the operation in the chosen company, differs //

The three companies taken for this task are McDonald's, Krisp Kreme and Burger King. The three companies are into the fast food business and are among the top players. McDonald's currently, is one of the leaders of this pack with maximum share. The company caters to nearly 47 million customers everyday. The company at one time was an undisputed leader in this field. It operated through a chain of franchise, which is at over 31,000 locations. The corporation employs nearly 400,000, individuals according to figures in 2008. Burger king is a fast food chain, which specializes in hamburgers. The company like McDonald's, is operated through a chain of franchisee. It has around 11,550 outlets located in 71 countries. The firm employs nearly 37,000 employees (McDonald's, 2009). The fast food giant everyday serves around 11.4 million customers. Krispy Kreme is a chain of restaurants, which specializes in doughnuts. The restaurant has outlets located all over the United States, where Doughnuts are mainly served warm. In the recent years, the company's profits have gone down to a great deal.

// After selecting the companies; now, we move on to bring out the differences between the operations of the firm. Here, we try to identify the nature of their operating systems. First, we start with Mc Donald's.//

Difference in Operations

The operations of a company are carried out by conversion of raw materials into useful products by skillful individuals and equipments. Operations of a company although, follow a basic methodology, but differ from each other by the way of processing. This difference is visible in the final products.

McDonald's Operations

Mc Donald's gives high importance to its supply chain management due to quality issues ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1315 words with references.