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    Operations management observations

    Problem 1: The following information represents time study observations for an assembly process. Find the labor standard, assume 70 minutes of each 8 hour day are used for breaks, breakdowns, and other allowances. .Element1---1.5, 1.6, 1.4, 1.5, 1.5 Performance rating 115% Element 2---2.3, 2.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.4 Performance r


    I have to decide whether to invest $10000 in the stock market or in a CD at the rate of 9%. If the market is good, I believe I can make a 14% return. If the market is fair , I can make an 8 % return and if the market is bad I would make no return. I estimate that the probability of a good market is .4, the probability of a fa

    Client/server database environment

    The client/server environment involves a main computer, called a server, and one or more PCs that are networked to the server. The database resides on the server, a separate entity from each PC. Because each PC is a separate computer system, an application is developed and installed on the PC through which the user can access

    Employee discrimination for height

    An employer (has more than 15 employees)thinks that tall people are better looking than the regular people. Accordingly, he only hires job applicants to wait tables in the Executive Heights Restaurant if they are over 6 feet tall. If a protected class of job applicants under 6 feet sues the employer, will it likely get c

    Optimal Size and Numbers of Kanban

    Weekly Usage of a product is 8 units. The plant operates 50 weeks per year, this lead to an annual usage of 400 units. The setup cost is $40 and annualized carrying cost is $80. Weekly production of this product is 12 units. Lead time is 4 weeks and Safety Stock is 1 week's production. What is the optimal Kanban size?

    Academic plagiarism avoidance

    I am looking for suggestions to bring in another perspective on the effects of plagiarism in college writing. Can you please offer angles on approaching this?

    Goals of a Firm: profit maximization and what other goals?

    Understanding Various Goals of a Firm Introduction: Some economists are of the opinion that making a profit must not be the sole purpose of a firm's operations. There are other goals that can be considered equally important. Task: Explain the above statement in light of the various theories of a firm as developed by econom

    A transportation problem

    2. A transportation problem involves the following costs, supply, and demand: To (cost) From 1 2 3 4 Supply 1 $500 $750 $300 $450 12 2 650 800 400 600 17 3 400 700 500 550 11 Demand 10 10 10 10 Solve this problem by using the computer.

    Action Research Applicability

    Please help to start preparing a PowerPoint presentation on how Action research can be Applicable for a Dissertation Research. You can addressed key issues to educate about the value, expectations, and requirements to initiate an Action Research dissertation.

    What are the characteristics of a problem?

    What are the characteristics of a problem? How do you know when a problem exists? What is a problem statement? How can a problem statement be formulated so that it is considerate of stakeholders' perspectives?

    Effects of Internet, intranet, and extranets

    How have Internet, intranets, extranets, and the World Wide Web affected the types and uses of data resources available to end users? (Databases, not Networking. This is not a question of definitions.)

    Preliminary considerations for establishing a greater presence on Kava

    Preliminary considerations for your organization establishing a greater presence on Kava Using the information from the case, materials from the course, independent research, and the mission of your current organization (or one with which you are familiar), in which you develop the preliminary considerations for your organiz

    new reward system for employees

    2. How do you communicate an innovative or new reward system to employees throughout your organization? What kind of training might be required?

    Steps to Managing Change - case analysis for AOL

    I am trying to put together an analysis of the company AOL: how it was established and kept on growing. Then, what took place that made it decline. I would like to describe that decline which could have been due to poor management decisisons or just simply the overall market has changed. Finally I would like to discuss if AO

    Reengineering & Other Business Process Management Analyses

    Using the below references and other of choosing, discuss the following question. Do reengineering and other kinds of business process management analysis really produce 'happy endings'? http://aiken.isy.vcu.edu/projects/drecase/indexdrecase.htm#DRCS http://www.accenture.com/xd/xd.asp?it=enweb&xd= industries%5Cgovernme

    Riordan Problem Solution and Defense

    SCENARIO: RIORDAN MANUFACTURING COMPANY OVERVIEW Employee motivation is an issue that does not discriminate. Organizations of all sizes wrestle with it, and those who don't are at a disadvantage, faced with lower job satisfaction and increased turnover. In the past ten years, several factors have developed that further compl

    Thesis statement

    I need to write Thesis Statement (at this point it's just "working" thesis statement) for research paper (5-7 pages) consider the industry, organization, product, managerial styles, or subjects (finance, accounting, marketing, operations, etc.). Original class that I need it paper for "Understanding Business". I am not sure exa


    In the late 1800s and early 1900s, labor conditions in the United States were certainly less than ideal. The average workweek was 60 hours, but it was not unusual for workers to spend 80 hours on the job every week. Children toiled in unsafe conditions sometimes 10 hours a day, six days a week; wages were low and fears of unempl

    A Mission Verses a Vision Statement

    What is the difference between a mission and vision statement? What factors need to be considered to produce an appropriate mission statement and vision statement for the organization? How long or short should a mission and vision statement be?