See attached file. Using the step by step model for strategic planning, prepare a strategic plan for yourself. Indicate your mission, do an internal analysis, an external analysis, a SWOT and end with conclusions and recommendations for yourself. My Career goal is to become a Supply Chain Analyst or Manager, I am taking
1. I like statistical process control, I guess because I'm a "quantifiable" kind of person. If we say our quality meets the standard for no defects 99.9% of the time, I want to be able to prove it with numbers. What are some factors that you can think of that might affect the number of samples that you collect? 2. Do you th
Supply Chain: ISO 9000 over Six Sigma; checklist vs 'to do's; stakeholders in an MNC; learning curve for organizations vs individuals
1. Do you think there is a benefit to ISO 9000 over Six Sigma or traditional total quality management systems of quality? What are some of the differences? 2. What's the difference in a checklist and just a list of "to-dos?" 3. In describing factors that affect decisions to enter the global market, within the multinatio
1. What is the purpose of a control system? How does that purpose translate into strategic actions? 2. Using levels of analysis - differentiate between strategic controls, operating controls, and functional controls. Give examples of each. 3. Explain Fortune 500 business's "love affair" with quality standards such as Six
Analyze the quality situation in the processes that are used to produce the Plasti-brack product line. Determine an appropriate plan for implementing a quality plan and improving the quality situation. Justify your plan and make recommendations regarding TQM and ISO9000. Case: The Excellent Manufacturing Company & Quality
1) Conduct research to describe "lean process design". 2) In addition, show how lean process design can play a part in planning and operations management within organizations.
FULL COST COSTING/ABSORPTION COSTS AND ACTIVITY BASE COST INTRODUCTION: Welcome to the Sparkling Automotive Company You have joined one of the finest teams of professionals at one of the world's leading globally integrated logistics manufacturer and service providers. We offer valuable production and service for our
I really need some help with this paper. Are you up to it? Consider that you are a well-respected Operations Management consultant. As such, you have been asked to present a paper to an international organization. The subject of your paper is an analysis of how a firm has applied some or all of the 10 OM Strategies to suc
The Case Study Sigma Skis is undergoing an unplanned, unanticipated and a sudden change. Sigma Skis was formed to manufacture fiberglass products and components of the recreational industry. Until this year, they had been very successful. But with the economic downturn business has been dropping. There have been layoffs in the o
Pick a quality tool of Lean Production or Six Sigma. Help me to understand how this tool could be beneficial for a warehouse setting and describe how this tool could be used in improving supply chain management.
Needing to formulate a paper on the Six Sigma and how the methodology is relevant to designing an organization in eight pages
Positive and negative reactions to Control Mechanisms for Boeing Corporation: Budgetary Control Environmental Control Clan Control Lean Six Sigma
What are the positive and negative reactions to the use of the following control mechanisms at Boeing Co.: Budgetary Control Environmental Control Clan Control Lean Six Sigma
Why is it necessary to pick a process improvement methodology when attempting to improve a process? Compare two different improvement methodologies: Six Sigma and PDCA. Which method do you prefer and why?
Can you help me get started with this project? Ken Cardashian founded a new credit card company to compete with Visa & MasterCard. It is called the CARD. Pre-approved invitations were sent to millions of Americans. To encourage individuals to use the CARD, fees were much lower than Visa and MasterCard. The marketing depa
Describe both the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and Control (DMAIC) and the Define, Measure, Analyze, Design and Verify (DMADV) methodologies. When can DMAIC and DMADV be used? When is one used instead of the other?
In terms of "design quality" and "conformance quality," explain how using the Six-Sigma approach helped American Express.
Please see below: "Hey, Is Anybody There?" An Example of DMAIC at American Express case on p. 344 of Operations Management for Competitive Advantage. Answer the questions at the end of the case study. C A S E : "H E Y, I S A N Y B O DY T H E R E ?" A N E X A M P L E O F D M A I C A T A M E R I C A N E X P R E S S In this
What is the distinction between the quantitative and qualitative aspects of decisions? What do you see as the advantages of each?
1. Do you agree with the following statements: "Generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) assist the development of management accounting systems and Six Sigma is an important management philosophy, but it has little effect on management accountants." Explain your answer. 2. What is the distinction between the qua
See attached files. Factorial Designs Assignment: Continue with the situation from attached previous assignment (SLP). Design a two level experiment. Expectations: What are the critical factors (choose 2, or 3, or 4). What are the settings of the factors that you will use in the experiment? Develop the design matrix
See attached files. Case Assignment: Submit a Problem Control & Completion Document which will demonstrate your ability to control a problem solution situation and complete the issue using the Control Phase of DMAIC. READ THE REQUIRED READINGS IN BACKGROUND - Become familiar with the outline and contents of the Contrtol
Please assist with ideas for the given case. Case Assignment: Submit a Problem Improvement Document which will demonstrate your ability to IMPROVE a problem situation using the Improve Phase of DMAIC (IN ANY ORGANIZATION THAT YOU ARE FAMILIAR WITH). READ THE REQUIRED READINGS IN BACKGROUND - Required reading: iSix Si
Prepare a paper that reports your experience with this Phase (Analyze) of DMAIC on this project. Expectations: * Make notes of your experiences as you go * Evaluate your notes and your memory to determine the critical issues or problems you experienced in completing this Black-belt task
See attached file for format. Analyze Assignment: Submit an Analyze Definition Document which will demonstrate your ability to analyze a problem situation using the Analyze Phase of DMAIC. Expectations: ? Differentiate the various relevant aspects of the situation and analyze the problem at the Blackbelt level us
see attached The Assembly Department Manager (the same one as used before) now concerned about the scrap rate that he sees on the Quarterly Scrap Rate Report for his department. The weekly scrap rate data is shown here. Week Scrap/ Rework 1 9.8% 2 9.4% 3 11.9% 4 7.8% 5 12.1% 6 10.0% 7 11.6% 8 11.8% 9 5.8% 10 9.7%
Honda Civic Hybrid Hypothesis Honda has history of environmental leadership and the company has carried its tradition along by getting recognized as country's greenest automaker by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS). The Honda's most innovative offering has been with Civic Hybrid. The company boasts of providing adva
See attached file for graphs. As the Quality Manager for Excellent Manufacturing Company you have received the Quarterly Production Report. This shows that the latest 13 weeks of the production output and hours worked in each department. The Assembly Department Manager would like to know if there is a way that the data can be
See the attached file. Submit a Problem Measurement Document which will demonstrate your ability to measure a problem situation using the Measure Phase of DMAIC. * Differentiate the various relevant aspects of the situation and define the problem at the Blackbelt level using various tools of the Measure Phase. * O
Please read the following article (along with the others in the required readings) and learn how Cessna went through a very substantial and well-documented quality initiative program to improve its logistics systems. Cessna aims to drive SCM to its very core, Purchasing; Boston; Jun 6, 2002; James P Morgan. Abstract:
Consider Ford or any major company. Integrate the statistical concepts and six sigma principles and turn in your one page paper addressing the following questions : 1) Show you understanding of Control Charts. 2) Discuss how control chart can help this organization? Which chart would you use, R Chart, C Chart, X-bar Chart
Super Cola Bottles soft drinks labeled "net weight 16 ounces." An overall process average of 16.01 ounces has been found by taking several batches of samples, in which each sample contained 5 bottles. The average range of the process is .25 ounce. Determine the upper and lower control limit for averages in this process. Hint:
Assignment: Generate a DMAIC Project Plan. Consider General Electric. Explore the quality issues that are occurring in this company and determine one possible issue that can be a Six Sigma project. The best project is one that is occurring in your area of responsibility. If there is no opportunity there, then consult your co-wor