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PRMM Motors: Logistics

PRMM Motors has been a popular engine company in Europe for several years, and it manufactures engines and components that range from engine blocks to gaskets. Its manufacturing plant has been in India for the past 10 years and ships the stock to its warehouse in Wolfsburg, Germany. Recently, the company has decided that it want

Inventory optimizaiton

Define, deterministic, stochastic, multiperiod, and multiechelon Provide the benefits and drawbacks to each, Which methodology should be used by SBS and by MLD ? Scenario: The first client, SBS Seating, manufactures front seats for several major car manufacturers, while the second is MLD Hospital's Diagnostic Medicine unit

TQM and projects and prototypes and risks

A project plan will usually be updated as a result of controlling a project whether the stimulus is a recovery from a realized risk or a course of adjustment to take advantage of an opportunity. this is a demonstration of the inherent flexibility and resilience of the PMBOK framework. Can you share with me your vision of the

National Identification Card and Privacy Concerns

What is your position on the debate about national ID cards? What is privacy? What does it mean to have privacy? Is privacy achievable in our advanced state of technological development? Would national ID cards really make a difference in privacy one way or another? 200 words

Managing Political Risk

Can political risk be "managed?" If so, what methods can be used to manage such risk, and how effective are they? Discuss the lengths to which you would go to manage political risk relative to the kinds of returns you would expect to gain.

The Importance of Innovation in Business

What are the mindsets of countries such as China and India, which were once viewed as merely emerging and now are considered quite viable, toward innovation? Why should emerging countries such as China and India be recognized as very capable competitors today? What opportunities and threats do these global competitors pose to th

The Four 'V's of Operation - McDonald's

Conduct an analysis of the McDonald's hamburger (Big Mac) in terms of the four Vs. of operations management. First, develop a profile based on the four Vs. (volume, variety, variation in demand, and visibility). Discuss how you arrived at your conclusions for the organization and what implications these characteristics have for

Improving Management Effectiveness

From the scenarios, Chris and Erica are having problems assigning managerial responsibilities. Suggest at least three (3) ways in which they could effectively address these problems, and explain why you believe your suggested approaches are appropriate. •Suggest three (3) actions that organizations can take in order to fost

Call Center Operations Management

Please answer the attached question on call center management with references to the following article: http://hbr.org/product/body-scans-and-bottlenecks-optimizing-hospital-ct-/an/KEL592-HCB-ENG

Source of Revenue: Viability

Source of Revenue: Viability Use the balance sheet and statement of income you downloaded for Ascension Health a nonprofit, religious-based healthcare system, from http://www.ascensionhealth.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article &id=45&Itemid=160. Download and review the financial statements of HCA, Inc., a for-pro

Lower-level management and comprehensive analysis of management

Using APA style and references, please respond (min 250 words) to the following question. How is lower-level management analysis different from comprehensive analysis of management? Is the latter approach suitable for an organization focusing on increasing productivity by concentrating on the "one best way" to perform a tas

Strategic Management: Benefits and Risks

1) Discuss in scholarly detail the purpose of a business strategy and expand on these concepts, discussing a differentiation business strategy. Based on this strategies, how could an organization be a late mover and yet succeed with a strategy of differentiation? Why? Give examples. 2) Discuss in scholarly detail the newest

Decision Traps & Pitfalls

Read the "decision traps" and fixes listed below and share your personal experiences in dealing with or overcoming them. (500 WORDS) Traps Fixes 1. Framing Plunging In--Beginning to gather information and reach conclusions without first taking a few minutes to think about the crux of the issue you're facing or to thi

Management Theory and Practice

Please original help Select one of the management theories in the textbook, explain the elements that are the foundation of the management theory you selected, and how the theory identifies the roles and skills of the manager. Additionally, describe three management skills necessary for the effective management of an organiza

Mary Kay Ash & Anita Roddick: Case Study- lots of information!

1. Compare and contrast Mary Kay Ash and Anita Roddick as managers and as leaders. 2. Explain what the achievement of both women says about women in general. 3. Analyze the following quote from Mary Kay Ash and demonstrate its relevance to a successful business: "People are definitely a company's greatest asset. It doesn'

Three Levels of Management

Imagine yourself as the executive manager of an organization. You are responsible for establishing the three levels of management and how each level functions in the organization. One of the executive board members does not agree with having three levels of management. How would you justify to the executive board that three leve

Forecasting for Distribution Firms

I need help with the following assignment. Here's the background. Note: The company EBBD stands for Excellent Beverage & Beer Distributors and they are beer distributors so the help show be garnered toward that. EBBD EMAIL - for Internal Use Only To: You From: Danny Wilco <dwilco@ebbd.com> Subject: Re: Forecasting at

Structural framework models

Lets say that our company is interested in better understanding its available options for organizing its customer-facing projects. Research a software framework that includes waterfall, prototyping, agile, extreme programming etc Research your framework(s). •What elements are common? •What elements differ? •Using th

Online Advertising Industry Analysis

Help me with doing research on industries: - Please provide a proposal - Please provide a description of the industry (any selected) using Porters Five Model - Naics code and description of the industry selected - Country level information: Current size of the industry in terms of revenues, evolution of the industry's reven

Factors affecting pay rate

Just looking for a few paragraphs to get a discussion going: What are some reasons employees in the same job title or pay grade could have different pay rates? Illustrate your reasons with examples. (Be sure to support your responses with appropriate material from readings or websites.) Review the Pay Factors (below) we us

Management Rights

Management rights are a key component of the collective bargaining agreement. • Define the concept of management rights. • If you were a top manager engaged in contract bargaining with a union, would you follow the residual theory or the trusteeship theory of management rights? Give reasons for your choice. • What wo

Organizational Management Categories

I need help a creating an organizational recommendation based on these categories/areas: Reward and performance practices.... Decision-making... Conflict resolution.... Leadership and organizational structure.... Organizational culture and change..... 1000 words/more with references.....please.