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This assignment helps you develop the skills to master the following course competencies:
•Apply theories, models, and practices of global operations management to address business problems.
•Integrate operations management analyses into general business management planning and decision making.
•Communicate in a manner that is professional and consistent with expectations for members of the business professions.

Activity Instructions

Based on the information you gathered in your process identification assignment in Unit 1, you selected a process to carry forward through the remainder of your Operations Improvement Plan (OIP) project. The process selected should lend itself to an in-depth analysis and should be important to Toyota.

In this assignment, write a report analyzing the organizational problem and the process you have identified for your OIP. Outline your process improvement idea, including the following elements:
•Problem statement: What exactly needs to be improved? Use problem framing and cause-and-effect analysis to develop a brief, preliminary problem statement. Note: You will expand your problem statement in the Unit 3 assignment.
•Background of the issue: Detail relevant historical data, including how long the problem has been occurring, and what it is costing the organization. Note: You are not expected to provide specific data results at this early stage of your investigation.
•Implications: What could happen if the problem continues as it is? What could happen if the process is improved? Outline both tangible and intangible pros and cons for improving the issue or ignoring it. Identify some potential general business results and impacts on business relationships.
•Desired outcome: How will your new process be different from the old? What competitive advantages will it yield? How will it impact stakeholders? Consider the cost-benefits of the process improvement, estimating how much will it cost the organization and outlining how costs will be offset by the benefits derived.

Submission Requirements
•Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
•APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
•Resources: Minimum of 1 source required.
•Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12-point.

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•Problem statement: What exactly needs to be improved? Use problem framing and cause-and-effect analysis to develop a brief, preliminary problem statement. Note: You will expand your problem statement in the Unit 3 assignment.

Depending on the business organization problem, the cause can range from low employee productivity in production to improve the entity, such as, an in-depth analysis on Toyota. In design, the preliminary problem statement can entail the following:

"Problem Statement: Preliminary Report

The business last quarter indicated several areas needing resolutions that address our core values and quality control. Thus, the following report will indicate the needed resources to focus appropriately for desired results. For instance, the main objective in the last quarter leading up to beyond years in the future deals with (a) increase productivity in the western markets - as well as (b) reduction in low quality controls outcomes that negatively impacts the efficiency goals."

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Bottom-line, the cause - and - effect model actually measures the last periods to indicate (a) trends in patterns to the problem, i.e., lower employee or equipment productivity compared to more productive years, mainly due to the improper handling of outdated equipment ...

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The review into process improvement for businesses.

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