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BUS 644 Week 1 Assignment Home Style Cookies
BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 1 Why Productivity Matters
BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 2 Benefits of Forecasting
BUS 644 Week 2 Assignment Design of Work Systems
BUS 644 Week 2 DQ 1 Plant Capacity
BUS 644 Week 3 Assignment Wal-Mart
BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 1 Quality improvement
BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 2 Inspection of Toys
BUS 644 Week 4 Assignment Inventory Control
BUS 644 Week 4 DQ 1 Planning for Service Operations
BUS 644 Week 4 DQ 2 Production Strategies
BUS 644 Week 5 Assignment Setup Times

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    1. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com

    2. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Entire Course (ASH) BUS 644 Week 1 Assignment Home Style Cookies • BUS 644 Week 1 Assignment Home Style Cookies • BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 1 Why Productivity Matters • BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 2 Benefits of Forecasting • BUS 644 Week 2 Assignment Design of Work Systems • BUS 644 Week 2 DQ 1 Plant Capacity • BUS 644 Week 3 Assignment Wal-Mart • BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 1 Quality improvement • BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 2 Inspection of Toys • BUS 644 Week 4 Assignment Inventory Control • BUS 644 Week 4 DQ 1 Planning • . Home-Style Cookies. Read the “Home-style Cookies” case study below. Answer questions 1-7 in a two to four (2-4) page APA style paper. Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points), and supported with the concepts outlined in your text. The Company The Baking Company is located in a small town in New York State. The bakery is run by two brothers. The company employs fewer than 200 people, mainly blue-collar workers,

    3. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 1 Why Productivity Matters BUS 644 Week 1 DQ 2 Benefits of Forecasting • Why Productivity Matters. It is sometimes easy to overlook the importance of productivity. National figures are often reported in the media. They may seem to be ho-hum; there’s nothing glamorous about them to get our attention. But make no mistake; they are key economic indicators—barometer, if you will, that affect everybody. How? High productivity and high standard of living go hand-in-hand. If a country becomes more service-based, as the United States has become • Benefits of Forecasting.  • Read the M & L Manufacturing case on page 130 in your text. Prepare a weekly forecast clearly labeling your calculations. Explain the benefits of a more formalized approach to forecasting using course related principles in 200 words. You must respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings to receive full credit.

    4. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 2 Assignment Design of Work Systems BUS 644 Week 2 DQ 1 Plant Capacity • Design of Work Systems. Read the “Making Hotplates” case. Answer questions 1-4 in a two to four (2-4) page APA style paper. Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points), and supported with the concepts outlined in your text. • Plant Capacity. A small building contractor has recently experienced two successive years in which work opportunities exceeded the firm’s capacity. The contractor must now make a decision on capacity for next year. Estimated profits under each of the two possible states of nature are as shown in the table below. Which alternative should be selected if the decision criteria is: • a. Maximax

    5. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 3 Assignment Wal-Mart BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 1 Quality improvement • Wal-Mart. Read the “Hello, Wal-Mart?” case. Answer questions 1-2 in a two to four (2-4) page APA style paper. Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points), and supported with the concepts outlined in your text • Quality Improvement. Read “Chick-n-Gravy Dinner Line” on page 414 in your text. Explain your analysis using course related principles in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. 

    6. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 3 DQ 2 Inspection of Toys BUS 644 Week 4 Assignment Inventory Control • Inspection of Toys. Read “Toys, Inc.” on page 460 in your text. Indicate your recommendations using course related principles in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. • Inventory Control. Read the case study below “Harvey Industries”. Provide reasoning for the current financial distress of the company and make recommendations for improvements to the new company president. Include at least one specific recommendation for both Supply Chain Management (chapter 15) and Inventory Management (chapter 13), as well as any other recommendations you deem necessary from your reading. Provide your recommendations in a 2-4 page APA style paper.

    7. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 4 DQ 1 Planning for Service Operations BUS 644 Week 4 DQ 2 Production Strategies • Planning for Service Operations. Service operations often face more difficulty in planning than their manufacturing counterparts. However, service does have certain advantages that manufacturing often does not. Explain service planning difficulty, and the advantages and disadvantages. Give your recommendations to management using course related principles in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. • Production Strategies. Read “Eight Glasses a Day (EGAD)” on page 507 in your text. Answer questions 1 and 2. Explain your analysis using course related principles in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

    8. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 5 Assignment Setup Times BUS 644 Week 5 DQ 1 Lean System • Setup Times. • It was a little past 9:00 on a Monday morning when Jeff Baker walked into your office with a box of donuts. • “I’ve been talking with Anne about a problem we have with short-term capacity in our pad printing operation. You know, that’s where we print the logo on the Custom lines of yo-yos. We have received more orders than usual for July, and I want to release the orders to pad printing in a way that will enable us to meet our due date • Lean System. 1) What trade-offs are involved in shifting from a traditional operations system to a lean system for: A) A manufacturing firm? B) A service firm? 2) Who in the organization is affected by a decision to shift from a traditional operations system to a lean system? 3) To what extent has technology had an impact on lean systems? Explain your analysis using course related principles in 200 words. Respond to at least two of your

    9. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 5 DQ 2 Preventive Maintenance BUS 644 Week 6 DQ 1 Critical Path • Preventive Maintenance. Determine the optimum preventive maintenance frequency for each of the pieces of equipment if breakdown time is normally distributed: Clearly label your calculations and describe using course related principles in 200 words. • Equipment • BUS 644 Week 6 DQ 1 Critical Path

    10. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial BUS 644 Week 6 DQ 2 Waiting Lines BUS 644 Week 6 Final (Stickley Furniture) • Waiting Lines. Trucks are required to pass through a weighing station so that they can be checked for weight violations. Trucks arrive at the station at the rate of 40 an hour between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Currently two inspectors are on duty during those hours, each of whom can inspect 25 trucks an hour. • Focus of the Final Paper • Read "Stickley Furniture" on pages 550-552 in your text. Answer questions 1-5. The final case study should demonstrate understanding of the reading as well as the implications of new knowledge. The paper should integrate readings and class discussions into work and life experiences. It may include explanation and examples from previous events as well as implications

    11. BUS 644 ASH Course Tutorial For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com