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    Activity Arrangement Diagram

    (See attached file for full problem description). In the activity arrangement diagram shown here, the reason that the fewest lines extend to and from activity area A to the other areas is that: A - Activity area A is relatively unimportant to overall operations B - People in activity area A are management, and should rema

    Location Criteria Based on Evaluation Matrix

    (See attached file for full problem description) For the location criteria evaluation matrix shown here, assume that the site selection teams puts a "2D" in the cell that contains the small triangle. That rating means that the team considers: A - Availability of technical skills to be more important that high quality of l

    Training Plan Development

    Please assist with the following problem. Please provide personal experiences with these areas as well as references. Post your thoughts on the following aspects of a training plan: - audience - delivery method - delivery timing For each area, assist with answering the following two questions: What are the most

    Quantitative Methods

    The dietician for the local hospital is trying to control the calorie intake of the heart surgery patients. Tonight's dinner menu could consist of the following food items: chicken, lasagna, pudding, salad, mashed potatoes and jello. The calories per serving for each of these items are as follows: chicken (600), lasagna (700), p

    Quantitative Methods

    A croissant shop produces 2 products: bear claws (B) and almond filled croissants (C). Each bear claw requires 6 ounces of flour, 1 ounce of yeast, and 2 TS (tablespoons) of almond paste. An almond- filled croissant requires 3 ounces of flour, 1 ounce of yeast, and 4 TS of almond paste. The company has 6600 ounces of flour, 1400

    Quantitative Methods

    Consider a capital budgeting example with 5 projects from which to select. Let x1 = 1 if project a is selected, 0 if not, for a = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Conditions are independent. Projects cost $100, $200, $150, $75, and $300 respectively. The budget is $450. Write the appropriate constraint for the following condition. If project 3 is

    Quantitative Methods

    The production manager for the Softy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. Two of her resources are production time (8 hours = 480 minutes per day) and syrup (1 of the ingredients) limited to 675 gallons per day. To produce a regular case requires 2 minutes and 5 gallons of

    Quantitative Methods: Transportation Problem

    (See attached file for full problem description) --- A logistics specialist for Wiethoff Inc. must distribute cases of parts from 3 factories to 3 assembly plants. The monthly supplies and demands, along with the per-case transportation costs are: Destination Assembly Plant 1 2 3 Supply Source

    Linear Program: Setting the constraint

    Please read the case at posting ID # 70062 at this link: https://brainmass.com/business/management/70062 No further download is required. What is the constraint for malt?

    Profit Maximization: Soft Drinks

    The production manager for the Softy soft drink company is considering the production of 2 kinds of soft drinks: regular and diet. Two of her resources are production time (8 hours = 480 minutes per day) and syrup (1 of the ingredients) limited to 675 gallons per day. To produce a regular case requires 2 minutes and 5 gallons of

    Quantitative Methods

    A logistics specialist for Wiethoff Inc. must distribute cases of parts from 3 factories to 3 assembly plants. The monthly supplies and demands, along with the per-case transportation costs are: (See attached file for full problem description) Using the optimal solution, how many cases of parts should be shipped from fact

    Quantitative Methods

    (See attached file for full problem description with proper symbols) --- Let: rj = regular production quantity for period j, oj =overtime production quantity in period j, ii = inventory quantity in period j, and di = demand quantity in period j Correct formulation of the demand constraint for a multi-period scheduling prob

    EVALUATION TECHNIQUES/TRAINING VALIDATION (DB)

    Please assist with the following problem. Please provide personal experience as well as references: As the training manager, you are preparing to interview several consultants who may provide training services to your organization. One of the goals for the interview is to find out how the training will be evaluated and valid

    Training to sales person to know Product

    As potential Sales Managers, how would one properly train a sales person to know the product? Also, what is a four legged sales call?I tried to research it but can only find that it is used by companies but no actual definition of what it is and the reasoning behind it.

    Operations management - JIT

    Which of the following is a Just in Time (JIT) oriented technique for keeping equipment in good working order? a- use computer simulations to reveal needs for backup machines b. deliberately wait for machines to go "down"or malfunction in order to reveal and solve one more problem c. employ operator centered maintenance

    Operations and Informations sytems management

    BC Canners is a medium-sized company which cans and distributes a variety of tomato products under private brands. They purchase raw tomatoes and convert it to various tomato products which are sold to retailers. The raw tomato crop, which had been purchased at planting, was beginning to arrive at the cannery. They were to recei

    The Healthcare System

    What basic services components are necessary in order for a healthcare system to be considered complete? Why are theses the necessary components? Why is it important to understand the historical evolution of the healthcare system?

    SALES REPRESENTATIVE TRAINING

    Please give me some help/direction with the below scenario. Please provide personal experience and references. Thank you. The Director of Sales, Jorge Muà±oz, has approached you to recommend training for new sales representatives. In the form of an e-mail, identify the training objectives and the audience analysis that

    Hotel & Tourism Cost Analysis

    See attached file for full problem description, which is also presented below. Please answer the three questions at the end of the problem. Food Costing Problem: For our restaurant we want to serve our bacon wrapped fillet accompanied by a baked potato with butter and sour cream and a tossed salad with choice of dressi

    Stock, Real-Estate, and the Banking System

    1. Describe why stock, real-estate, and the banking system (tangible assets) of MetLife Insurance Company impact to the company. Include why they are important and how they support the organization's competitive position in their industry. 2.Identify and describe two responses for each of the following two items: MetLife's

    Management Accounting

    Costs can be classified into two categories, fixed and variable costs. Since these cost behave differently based on the level of sales volumes, suppose we identify certs costs along with number of annual units sold of 100 if we owned a restaurant. Item: Raw Materials (cost for hamburgers)

    Forecasting using serveral methods to compare and contrast

    This is to use forecasting methods for The National Red Cross Organization, in which I compare and contrast the following methods: Seasonal, Delphi, Technological, Time Series This is to explain how the The National Red Cross Organization of the United States uses each of these methods to forecast demand under condit

    Quantitative Methods

    Which of the following assumptions is not an assumption of the transportation model? a. shipping costs are constant b. there is only one transportation route between source and destination c. there is only one transportation mode between source and destination d. actual supply and actual demand must be equal

    Consumer Intentions

    2) You are intereste in predicting whether a person will purchase a new Chrysler from Bob Caldwell dealership in the next mont. Soneone suggests the following phrasing for the intention measure: "How likely is it that you will buy a new automobile soon?" Why is this measure unlikely to predict the hehavior of interest? 6) D

    Quantitative Methods

    18. Which of the following are assumptions or requirements of the transportation problem? a. goods are the same, regardless of source b. there must be multiple sources c. shipping costs per unit do not vary with the quantity shipped d. all of the above 19. An assignment problem is a special form of transportation proble

    Strategic Management in action

    How would strategic management allow for an organization to be proactive in shaping its own future? What types of organizations (provide at least 3) would need to evaluate strategy more frequently than others and why?

    Operations Management

    At a decision point in a decision tree, which machine would you select when trying to maximize payoff when the anticipated benefit of selecting machine A is $45,000 with a probability of 90%; the expected benefit of selecting machine B is $80,000 with a probability of 50%; and the expected benefit of selecting machine C is $60,0

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