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Operations Scheduling Methods

The ABC Shoe Company has not been able to produce a quality shoe or produce it on time. The manager has determined that the department has no policies for scheduling or quality control. He has asked you to create 1 method for operations and scheduling to make rational decisions that will produce a quality, on-time shoe.

Write a memo to the manager explaining the changes that you would make using 1 method of operations scheduling (Lead, Lag or Match) and why you chose that method.

Explain how the method will improve quality control and the timely production of the new running shoe.

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TO: Manager, ABC Shoe Company,
FROM: Consultant;
DATE: March 24, 2014
SUBJECT: Scheduling and Quality Control

This memo contains the changes that should be made using one method of operations scheduling. This memo indicates how this method will improve quality control and ensure timely production of the new running shoe.

The method of operations scheduling that will be used will be the lead method of operations scheduling. This method ...

Solution Summary

The answer to this problem explains one method of operations scheduling. The references related to the answer are also included.

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