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    A Critical path problem

    Activity Immediate predecessors Activity Times (days) Estimated activity time Critical Path Activity a m b A - 3 3 3 B - 1 2 4 C B 3 4 5 D A 2 5 8 E A 3 5 7 F C, E 1 2 3 G F 5 6 7 1. Draw the network, calculate activity times and determine the critical path and

    Stakeholders in a Hospital

    What is a stakeholder? Who are the stakeholders relative to a hospital organization? Why is it important to consider each of these stakeholders in the ethical reasoning process? What are the business implications of treating these stakeholders unethically?


    Address the following questions in a three to four page paper: 1. Go to the library or search the Internet for information on "franchising." Compare and contrast franchising with starting a business from scratch. Be sure to consider management, finance and accounting, and marketing viewpoints. 2. How might the corporat

    Operations Management Forecasting

    "Ohio Swiss Milk priducts manufactures and distributes ice cream in Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. The company wants to expand operations by locating another plant in northern Ohio. The size of the new plant will be a function of the expected demand for ice cream within hte area served by the plant. A market survey is cur

    Actions of a board with respect to the CEO

    You are a board member of a large company that manufactures and distributes aftermarket automobile parts. The board consists of six members. You are number two in seniority and the CEO is NOT on the board. The CEO has been a strong leader and an effective manager for over five years but lately the organization's performance has

    Why do you work?

    Why do you work? Why do you work so hard? What is motivation? How do leaders and management affect motivation? What role does the individual employee play in organizational motivation? Which of the motivational theories relate to why you work so hard?

    Operations Management: Fujiyama Electronics sample testing

    See Attached file. Fujiyama Electronics, Inc. has been having difficulties with circuit boards purchased from an outside supplier. Unacceptable variability occurs between two drilled holes that are supposed to be 5 cm apart on the circuit boards. Twenty-five samples of four boards each were taken from shipments sent by the su

    Queuing Problems in Operatations Management

    5. The Jackson Machine Company has four cutting tools that need to be refurbished after an average of 30 hours, according to an exponential distribution. The single machine that refurbishes the tools needs 15 hours for each tool on the average, with exponential service times. Please find the following. Please show your work in d

    Virtual temas and face to face teams

    Compare and contrast virtual teams and face-to-face teams by considering the advantages and disadvantages of each. Discuss examples of each type of team from references and your personal experience.

    Operations Management: Network Diagram Questions

    Please make sure to include the decision tree. File is attached. 1. Draw the complete detail of a network diagram corresponding to the following information. a. What is the critical path for this project? b. Suppose activity D can be shortened from four days to one day. Assume all other activity times remain the same.

    Operations Management: purchase a part or produce it, a cost analysis

    Please show ALL work. 1. A manager is trying to decide whether to purchase a certain part or to have it produced internally. Internal production could use either of two processes. One would entail a variable cost of $17 per unit and an annual fixed cost of $200,000; the other would entail a variable cost of $14 per unit and a

    Operations Management: Leaky and the Cat Hotel

    See Attached file 1. Leaky a local retailer of plumbing supplies, faces demand for one of its inventoried items at a constant rate of 30,000 units per year it cost Leaky $10 to process an order to replenish stock and $1 per unit per year to carry the item in stock. Stock is received 4 working days after an order is placed.

    Strategic Management, Research AMD

    Research the AMD Corporation (http://www.AMD.com). After reviewing of all the documents you can find on the web and in libraries, write a 2 to 3 page response to the following questions: 1. What is the most important problem facing the AMD Corporation? 2. What recommendation(s) would you make to the AMD Corporation, and in wh

    informal detailing of grievances

    Write a Memo (Memo 4) to the Administration detailing why having a more "informal" area protected by privacy and worker privileges where employees could air grievances without recourse to formal investigation might work to the advantage of your organization. The task of such an informal detailing of grievances would be to make

    Risk Management topics for a medical facility

    This solution provides the learner with an understanding of issues associated with risk management within a medical facility. In particular, this solution addresses ideas and concepts that would be discussed at an annual risk management meeting and identifies particular risks overlooked by health care managers.

    Process Improvement: Customer Satisfaction and Logistics

    1. A key tenet of open systems theory is that the environments in which organizations operate are not static. Customer needs change, the regulatory and legal environment changes, sources of input and costs change. How should organizations monitor their systems, processes, and methods to continue to insure that they will consiste

    Danger of a manager maintaining too much control over plans and projects

    Can you please help find articles and website links that I can use to answer the question below? 1. What is the danger of a manager maintaining too much control over plans and projects? ? Provide list of articles/website links information Additional Information: Control mechanisms are important to every organization.

    Performance Appraisals - criteria and competencies

    This solution provides the learner with an understanding on the use of performance appraisals within an organization and dicusses the use and importance of criteria and competencies in evaluating employee performance.

    margin of safety measure

    Calculating the margin of safety measure will help a firm answer which of the following questions? Will we break even? Are we using our debt wisely? How much will profits change if sales change? How much profit will we earn? How much revenue can we lose before we drop below the breakeven point

    Information Technology in Business Management: Orbitz

    Scenario: For Your Comfort (FYC), an ergonomic furniture manufacturing company was a dream founded by Ronald J. Dirksen and Richard Woodart in 1947, the year after World War II ended. War veterans were returning home and wanted to lead a life of material comfort; FYC's trademark Easy Couch was a seller! The company expanded

    Assessment of security and patient medical records

    This solution provides the learner with a detailed overview with the ideas, strategies, and recommendations for providing security to patient medical records in a service-related Health Care organization. In particular, this solution provides a discussion on what technology threats might this organization face? What information

    New Employee Training Program Attributes

    Answer the following questions about a new employee training program for a teaching or professor position you selected All the following are the questions that need to be addressed. 1. Needs assessment: (a): What types of issues might indicate a need for training? (b): From what sources would these issues be ide

    Discussing the AMD Corporation

    Please visit: http://www.AMD.com, and start to gain an understanding of the AMD Corporation. After reviewing of all the documents you can find on the web and in libraries, write a response to the following questions: 1. What is the most important problem facing the AMD Corporation? Please explain your reasoning as to why it

    Important information about economic theory

    1. When advertising expenditure is increased, which of the aggregate and average (cost and revenue) curves shift their positions? Explain the direction of the shift. As an industry moves from being a monopoly to a monopolistically competitive one (due to the entry of new competitors as the monopoly's patents expire, for exampl