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Personal Competitive Advantage

How is an organization's mission supported by operations management? Give an example of how your organization's mission (or a past organization you have worked for) is or was supported by operations management.

How does competitive advantage relate to operations management in your organization or an organization with which you are familiar?

What are some ethics decisions faced by operations managers in your organization or in an organization with which you are familiar?

What is the value of supply chain management? How would you measure it?

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How is an organization's mission supported by operations management? Give an example of how your organization's mission (or a past organization you have worked for) is or was supported by operations management.

The first step here should be to make sure that the process for forming the mission statement is clear. Next, you would want to clarify the purpose or definition of operations management. As far as giving an example, you would need to look inward to your own company's mission statement and break it down into sections. For my school, our mission statement specifically outlines concerns for student success and a supportive environment. Both of those items can easily be translated into supportive features, when relating to operations. For a school (again, where I work), the student's success *IS* our operations goal.

How does competitive advantage relate to operations management in your organization or an organization with which you are familiar?

As with the first question, break it down. What does competitive advantage mean? You already have the definition of operations management. Again, the example will have to come from your current employer or one you're familiar with. For ...

Solution Summary

How do I make sure that the process for forming the mission statement is clear?

What does competitive advantage mean?

Where do ethical dilemmas come into play at work?

Find out 'inside.'

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