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Operations management

Envision a business you would like to own that would employ at least 20 people (either manufacturing or service). The business I chose is open new restaurant, which is considering as service answer those questions:

1. Formulate an operations strategy for your business.
2. Explain how your operations strategy impacts product design and process selection for your business.
3. Determine the key components of supply chain management for your business including structuring, sourcing, purchasing, and managing the supply chain.
4. Examine how the total quality management process is a strategy for a competitive advantage for your business.
5. Identify the key elements of just-in-time manufacturing and its impact on quality assurance for your selected business.
6. Determine whether Jeff should give greater priority to a smaller facility with possibility of expansion or more into a larger facility immediately.
7. Determine weights for the two (2) capacity factors based on your finding above and discuss how you concluded these were appropriate weights.
8. Once you have selected the factors for the two (2) capacity alternatives, use factor rating to select a new location for Data Tech.
9. Determine how your factor analysis would be different if you had selected a different capacity alternative.
10. Include three (7) external peer-reviewed sources to support your position.

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Envision a business you would like to own that would employ at least 20 people (either manufacturing or service). The business I chose is open new restaurant, which is considering as service answer those questions:

1. Formulate an operations strategy for your business.
The operations strategy in the new restaurant will be to provide the best possible food at the shortest possible time. The strategy will be quality food -- fast.

2. Explain how your operations strategy impacts product design and process selection for your business.
The operations strategy impacts product design. Every dish that will be served at the new restaurant will be made from fresh ingredients. The best possible ingredients will be used, and the process of preparation and serving will be so designed so as to reduce the time taken for serving the dishes to the customers. So the operations strategy will affect both the development of dishes as well as the design of process that will be used to serve those dishes (María Luz Martín-Peña, Eloísa Díaz-Garrido, 2008).

3. Determine the key components of supply chain management for your business including structuring, sourcing, purchasing, and managing the supply chain.
The structure of the supply chain will be to purchase supplies direct from producers. This structure will ensure freshness and high quality. The sourcing will be from vegetable growers and meat producers. The purchasing will be done in bulk to ensure that the restaurant gets economies of buying. The managing of the supply chain will be done by establishing internet based links with the main producers so that the producers know exactly when they should deliver. This will help reduce inventory carrying costs.

4. Examine how the total quality management process is a strategy for a competitive advantage for your business.
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