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    Variables/Constraints

    The Allied Company has factories with production capacities as follows: Factory #1 23 Factory #2 20 Factory #3 15 The forecast demand for the four regional warehouses ar as follows: Region# 1 14 Region# 2 12 Region# 3 10 Region# 4 18 The shipping cost (per unit) from each of the factories

    Environmental problem

    Why is inequality an environmental problem? People in the richest countries consume many natural resources. People in the poorest countries often misuse natural resources. People have a tendency to abuse natural resources. Both A and B, but not C.

    Recording business transactions/ forecasting

    See attached file for full problem description. Working Capital Management. Indicate how each of the following six different transactions that Dynamic Mattress might make would affect (i) cash and (ii) net working capital: 1. Paying out a $2 million cash dividend. 2. A customer paying a $2,500 bill resulting from a previ

    Applications of qualitative sales forecasting methods

    The qualitative sales forecasting methods include educated guess, executive committee consensus, Delphi method, survey of sales forces, survey of customers, historical analogy, and market research. Clearly, different sales forecasting methods are better suited for some businesses than others. What sorts of businesses would e

    Operations Management - Service Revolution #1

    Services have become an increasingly important part of the US and the global economy. The services that can be purchased today range from hotel accommodations to temporary workers in business to health care. It is not that any of these services is new or unique, but the choices that consumers have between providers of these serv

    Managing the Security

    1. Where should the administration of the security function reside within the organization? (It means how to manage the security.)

    Review the web sites of the following companies participating in the power tool industry: Black and Decker, Makita, Bosch, Porter Cable. List as many corporate, business, functional, and operating strategies for each company as you can glean from the posted literature

    Now that you have studied economic indicators, it's time to turn your attention to competition and considering the future via forecasting. Prepare a report detailing the following: Review the web sites of the following companies participating in the power tool industry: Black and Decker, Makita, Bosch, Porter Cable. List as

    Quantitative Methods: Multiple Choice Questions

    1. Max Z = 3x1 + 5x2 Subject to: 7x1 + 12x2 <= 136 3x1 + 5x2 <= 36 x1, x2 >= 0 and integer Find the optimal solution. Put your answer in the form of a solution for Z= 2. A solution that satisfies all the constraints of a linear programming problem except the nonnegativity constraints is called: A optimal B. feasible

    Measure efficiency for a services company

    How do you measure a services company? How does a services company increase its efficiency? There must be a processes and procedures that can be measured and done better?

    Discussion Board

    A group of your colleagues are meeting to go over the work that has been produced for FMC Green River. Prior to the meeting distribute last week's recommendations to your associates by posting them to the small group discussion board. At the actual meeting you are to examine the recommendations that your colleagues have produced

    Explain the location of industry in Los Angeles

    What explains the location of industry types and locations in LA? What are the implications of the patterns for the LA economy and businesses? Why can't more businesses be built to help overcome the traffic congestion?

    Regular Maintenance of Machines

    Mass Production Company makes wheels for Hot Wheels cars. They produce thousands of wheels each day using hundreds of machines, each machine operated by two employees. The machines operate almost continuously and break down often. Mass Production Company is considering requiring machine operators to perform regular maintenance a

    Operations Management - Aggregate Planning

    Aggregate planning is said to be more difficult in service-oriented firms than in traditional manufacturing firms. How is aggregate planning at Dell Computers and at McDonald's different?

    Operations Management - Purchasing

    Other than the types of things purchased, how does purchasing in a firm that manufacturer pianos and has annual gross income of $15,000,000 differ from purchasing in a firm that provides house-washing services and has annual gross income of $15,000?

    Applications of linear programming in transportation problem

    There are five common types of operations management problems that can be successfully addressed with linear progression. One of those operation management problems is transportation. 1) What sort of firm has transportation as an operations management problem? 2) How does such a firm solve its transportation problems with t

    Operations Management and Automation of Production Line

    If a small ($10,000,000 in annual sales) company that manufactures quality wooden furniture is considering automating its production line. 1) What factors are relevant to its decision? 2) If you were the person making the decision, what information would you need to make an INFORMED decision?

    Discrete and process manufacturing: Comparison

    DISCRETE UNIT MANUFACTURING and PROCESS MANUFACTURING are at opposite ends of the possible approaches to product-focused manufacturing. 1) How are they different? 2) What are the advantages and disadvantages of each? 3) Which type of manufacturing approach was used first? 4) What types of businesses would use discrete un

    Distance Learning - Curriculum

    Create a power point presentation to give to a focus group of students and teachers, wanting to implement distance learning into their school's curriculum. It is important to remember that you want to persuade the people on the benefits of distance learning.

    Problem constraint

    The assignment problem constraint x41 + x42 + x43 + x44 <= 3 means: A) agent 4 can be assigned to three tasks. B) agent 3 can be assigned to four tasks. C) a mixture of agents 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be assigned to tasks 1, 2, or 3 D) there is no feasible solution.

    Financial information, managing info as a resource

    Financial information systems can serve many functions in a business. How might you use them in your business? Which do you think you would need in the beginning?financial accounting information or managerial accounting information? How might financial information change the way you run your business? As a small business own

    Volume discounts

    I have a special occasion gift basket store and virtual storefront on the internet. I have to come up with volume discounts. I need 3 or 4 points about volume discounts.

    Business Stakeholders

    Imagine that you are thinking of starting a new restaurant in your community. Who would be the various "stakeholders" of your business? What are some of the things you could do to benefit your community (through your new business) other than just providing jobs and tax revenue? How would you establish good relationships with you

    Management Concepts

    What do roles and responsibilities have to do with group and team interaction? What can a manager do to impact the effectiveness and performance of group and team work within his or her organization? How do motivational factors impact group process and performance? What management techniques that encourage constructi

    Ingredients for an Effective Presentation

    Imagine you have been asked to make FOUR presentations on "Effective Presentation Skills" for FOUR very different audiences. What would be your presentation objective for each group? Write an objective statement (also known as "purpose statement") for each of the following audiences for a total of FOUR statements. Each state

    Discussing Distance Learning Start-Ups for Business

    Details: Imagine you have a meeting with the CEO and other high ranking officers of a company that invests in distance learning start-ups. Your objective is to obtain a loan for a distance learning company that you would like to start. Fortunately, you have a mentor to whom you can turn for help. Using a business-like ton

    Gantt & Critical Path Method Charts

    Objective: -Develop a project plan based on project goals. -Develop a project budget. -Construct visual aids such as Gantt charts, Critical Path Method charts, Choose a project. Help me by giving me an example of what project you would choose. Try to choose a project that is business-relate

    Strategy of Converting to Electronic Publishing

    Newspapers and book publishers should convert to electronic publishing over paper publishing as their primary product. -Identify challenges in strategy implementation. -Formulate strategies and potential strategic alternatives for different situations. -Discuss the impact of technology on business.

    Negatives & Positives of the Internet

    !) What is greater - the benefits from the internet that enhance our lives, education, and health, or the damage the internet does to our society through illegal and illicit activities? 2) What can be done to lessen the negative impacts of the underground internet on society? who should be responsible for taking these action

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