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The Alliance of Daimler Chrysler and the merger

At the time of writing, the Daimler-Chrysler alliance had run into considerable trouble. By the time you are using this text book, the company's situation may have worsened or improved. How is the alliance doing now? Research the events, successes, and problems that Daimler-Chrysler AG has experienced so far and report to the

Global Sourcing and Procurement Article Analysis

Using a local newspaper, news magazines, the Internet, or other additional article sources, locate a current news article that addresses the strategic role of procurement in an organizational setting. Explain the similarities and/or differences between the purchasing role listed in the article and your organization's current pu

Lean Enterprise: Elements of Lean Manufacturing

Conduct research concerning the elements and core disciplines of lean manufacturing and services as it relates to your organization, or one with which you are familiar. Based on your research, address the following points: - Briefly describe at least three core elements of lean. - Identify which elements are required for

Controlling Inventory with Ford

Controlling inventory is one of Ford's most difficult issues. Operating according to a strategy of mass customization and responsiveness, Ford management knows that success is dependent on such factors as tight inventory control, Anything else results in difficulty to deliver product expeditiously, trouble on the assembly line,

Ford Motors Company

I need help with the attachment. I need to prepare a paper based on the Ford Motors Company overview. The paper should address the following refined topical areas: I need help with (d)&(e). a. Company/industry overview b. Current market condition analysis c. Future market condition analysis d. Group

Why is a state-of-the-art WMS critical to the operation of a modern warehouse?

When Toyota set up a spare parts distribution facility to support its operations in the UK, the automobile maker realized that a state-of-the-art warehouse management system (WMS) was critical. The WMS that Toyota chose not only tracks parts location, but produces a tag label, which gives part details and subsequent locations.

Current Market Conditions for Ford Motor Company

Please assist me with the attachment. I need help in writing and introduction and conclusion. I need to prepare a paper in which I describe future market conditions for Ford Motor Company will face. I need to explain my conclusions and address the following topics in my paper: d. Productivity f. Price ela

Case: Keep Patients Waiting? Not in My Office

CASE : KEEP PATIENTS WAITING ? NOT IN MY OFFICE Good doctor-patient relations begin with both parties being punctual for appointments. This is particularly important in my specialty?pediatrics. Mothers whose children have only minor problems don't like them to sit in the waiting room with really sick ones, and the sick kids b

Future Trend Questions

Assist in detail with the following questions. Please attempt to utilize MOSTLY your knowledge and professional experience, if you cite please use and APA source, will leave great feedback. 1. Analyzing the automotive industry, examine future trends and compensation models or plans and discuss how these will affect the indust

Total quality management model and methodologies

Choose a TQM model or methodology. Assume that you are an expert on the selected TQ model/method. Develop a paper on the specific TQ model/method to later present to an organization for bidding to possibly get the $50m bid. The goal is to educate and sell the concept to the Board of Directors. Prepare a 1,050-1400 word paper

Japanese keiretsu main changes

What are some of the main changes that are occurring at present to Japanese keiretsu? If cross share-holding among companies gradually fades away, what kinds of characteristics of Japanese societal groups are likely to persist (a) among the (formerly)keiretsu companies and (b) between those companies and the (formerly) outside w

Total Quality Process

What steps should an organization take to implement a TQ process? I am looking for examples of ways to implementing a TQ process. Articles and extra research would be nice. Thank you.

Lava Rock Bicycles: Use of JIT (just in time) inventory management; fixed costs

Scenario: Lava Rock Bicycles, headquartered in San Miguel, California builds bikes for novice to mid-level cyclists, triathletes, and world-class athletes interested in cross-training. Lava Rock is beginning its 6th year of business. It continues to grow its product line and target customer market and it recently became a publ