Operations Management The Dulac Box plant produces wooden packaging boxes to be used in the local seafood industry. Current operations allow the company to make 500 boxes per day, in two 8-hour shifts (250 boxes per shift). The company has introduced some moderate changes in equipment, and conducted appropriate job training,
Provide a critique of the following questionnaire. Be sure to address how the information might be used, is it useful, or could the information be obtained through another source? Questionnaire INSTRUCTIONS: This questionnaire should be answered by a person involved in the decision process of choosing a nursing home for th
Outline the following discussion with a clear topic sentence, thesis, and hypothesis. Introduction: The financial service industry mainly deals in the management, investment, transfer and lending of money. In this industry, all the financial services are provided to the organizations for the management of money. Financial i
The Delicious Apple Company has orchards in Red City, Golden, and Macville Estimated amounts of apples to be available from the three orchards are the following: Red City, 15,000 bushels; Golden, 12,000 bushels; and Macville, 9,000 bushels. Apple Products Company wants to buy up to 10,000 bushels, for which it will pay $2.90 a b
What is the purpose of a research design? What are the basic research design issues? What are the major types of research design?
JL Foods is planning to increase its advertising campaign from $1.4 million to $2 million based, in part, in the introduction of a new product. JL Taco Sauce, to accompany its traditional products, JL Ketchup and JL Spaghetti Sauce. In the past, JL Foods promoted its two products individually, splitting its advertising budget eq
"Today's kanban research is the modern equivalent of yesterday's economic order quantity research." Do you agree? Explain your answer.
1. "Today's kanban research is the modern equivalent of yesterday's economic order quantity research." Do you agree? Explain your answer. 2. There is considerable evidence that getting the correct operating conditions is more important than the choice between MRP, kanban, or reorder point methods in the MPC system. How gener
How do you do this? I do not understand what exactly they are asking us to write. Can you help me with this please and give me some ideas? Linear Programming Model Frank Hurley is a farmer with 250 acres on which he wishes to plant wheat and corn to maximize his expected return for the season. For crop rotation purposes he m
Intel: Explain why Intel uses the sources and locations it does. What are the geographical/location advantages for operations in each country?
When making decisions about global strategies, many companies believe they should widely spread out activities to ensure opportunities are captured. Intel Corporation (http://www.intel.com/?en_US_01) uses very sophisticated models in its supply chain management to determine answers to questions such as the number of locations
A production process at Kenneth Day Manufacturing is shown in Figure S7.9. The drilling operation occurs separately from, and simultaneously with, the sawing and sanding operations. A product needs to go through only one of the three assembly operations (the operations are in parallel).
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Discuss the key characteristics and differences of qualitative, quantitative, mixed, and action research methodologies. This discussion should include the strategies and approaches as well as the criteria for selecting a specific research approach.
Paper regarding a mock womens' garment store in Poinciana, Fl. The paper should address the following areas: The first part involves discussing the daily operations of the women garment store. If you are in a production environment, please provide detailed instructions on how you plan to manufacture your product. I
What characteristics of qualitative research are apparent in this article? What type of qualitative research was conducted? How do you know this? Thanks for getting me going here... Please see ** ATTACHED ** file(s) for complete details!!
A group member works at a local pharmacy and would like to address or propose for an (Onsite Childcare to avoid employee distractions within the company). After deciding that this is a management opportunity, how would I make a proposal to prospective research organization from a management point of view?
In 2-5 pages only with a solid rephrasing of the research with your own, write a discussion/essay about the heavy and outsized cargo challenges the industry is facing locally and globally? Also, discuss a typical day of a senior executive air cargo operations globally, from a stand point of operations to maintaining the geo-p
Finalize the research methodology you will employ in the following: Gathering and using the most helpful quality web and other written resources for researching and carrying out the project, especially from industry sources. Collecting and recording all data needed for the project, particular attention needs to be paid t
I need a push with this problem. What is the best solution to represent the linear model for this problem. Can you please help with how the change in hours required for the job completion will change the solution. If you can point me in the right direction it will be greatly appreciated!! Business analysis: A market research
Visual Basic is specialized for development of Windows applications. VB is an event driven programming language that was originally released in 1991 with degrees of similarity to Microsoft's QuickBASIC. VB rose to popularity among developers in the mid-1990s due to its visual user interface development tools. Visual Basic is a component ofVisual Studio.NET (Exforsys, 2000).
Visual Basic is specialized for development of Windows applications. VB is an event driven programming language that was originally released in 1991 with degrees of similarity to Microsoft's QuickBASIC. VB rose to popularity among developers in the mid-1990s due to its visual user interface development tools. Visual Basic is a c
You can select communication, finance, economics, marketing, technology, or another faculty approved topic for the research study. ? Write a synopsis of the article, including the following: ? Define the business research and its purpose. ? Explain the business problems under investigation. ? Describe the data collection
For the following problem, solve the linear programming model by using the computer. You can use either QM for Windows or Solver (in Excel) to solve this problem. Problem # 1 Lawns Unlimited is a lawn care and maintenance company. One of its services is to seed new lawns as well as bare or damaged areas in established lawn
Provide help with the case study attached. Please provide me with the detail solutions and comment because it is a case study.
Scenario: A small furniture manufacturer produces tables and chairs. Each product must go through three stages of the manufacturing process - assembly, finishing, and inspection. Each table requires 3 hours of assembly, 2 hours of finishing, and 1 hour of inspection. Each chair requires 2 hours of assembly, 2 hours of finishing,
Each coffee table produced by Timothy Kent Designers nets the firm a profit of $9. Each bookcase yields a $12 profit. Kent's firm is small and its resources limited. During any given production period (of 1 week), 10 gallons of varnish and 12 length of high quality redwood are available. Each coffee table requires approximately
Imagine you were conducting a marketing research study for your company. Which of the following factors: cost, culture, time, or geography, would have the greatest influence on your research? Why? What types of challenges have you encountered, or would you expect to experience in conducting international marketing research?
Can you help me get started with this assignment? Thanks!! ---------- Thompson distributors packages and distributes industrial supplies. A standard shipment can be packaged in a class A container, a class K container, or a class T container. A single class A container yields a profit of $6; a class K container, a profit of
A fertilizer manufacturer has to fill supply contracts to its two main customers (650 tons to customer A and 800 tons to customer B). It can meet this demand by shipping existing inventory from any of its three warehouses. Warehouse 1 (W1) has 400 tons of inventory on hand, Warehouse 2(W2) and Warehouse 3 (W3) has 600 tons. The
1.What is the appropriate research method to use for a customer satisfaction? 2.As a manager, you have prepared a presentation to give to your supervisor that summarizes a research project on customer satisfaction. As you begin the presentation, you notice that there are customers seated in the briefing room. Is there a diff
Find a business or organization, preferably one where you are working used to work, or know an employee or owner. (You can use anything such as retail or finance departments) Identify an Operations Management problem in that organization. This will usually entail a problem that needs to be analyzed regarding the improvement o
How can observational, survey, and focus group data be integrated?