Operations Management

Ethan Steel, Inc. has two factories that manufacture steel components

Question: Ethan Steel, Inc. has two factories that manufacture steel components for four different rail projects located at four different sites. The demand for the steel components for the four projects, Project A, Project B, Project C, and Project D, are 3220, 3675, 4125, and 2975, respectively. The shipping details are as below: What is …

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What, if anything, is unique about Google’s approach to global management training at Google?

Question: What, if anything, is unique about Google’s approach to global management training at Google? Answer: We heard my friends talking about Google being very good at management and other such stuff etc. But Google has not achieved such results in a single day. For improving the efficiency of its managers and overall performance of …

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Wanda is reviewing her tax returns from the previous year and is shocked at how much tax she paid the government

Question: Wanda is reviewing her tax returns from the previous year and is shocked at how much tax she paid the government. She had good income but had to pay a large number of self-employment taxes on top of her normal federal and state tax liabilities. She slumps back onto the sofa and tells Cosmo, …

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The Philby hotel plans to do the beverage purchasing for the property

Question: The Philby hotel plans to do the beverage purchasing for the property using the perpetual inventory method.She wants to reorder the items in the following list approximately every two weeks and plans to use asafety factor of 50% for calculating par stock and reorder point. Deliver requires 6 days.Given the daily usage figures listed …

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Assume you work in the accounting department of a large software company

Question: Assume you work in the accounting department of a large software company. Toward the end of December, your supervisor tells you to change the dates on several executive stock option grants from March 15 to July 30. Why would she ask for this change? What should you do? Answer: Stock options and employee stock …

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Electronic immigrants are residents of one country who are employed by a company in another country…

Question: Electronic immigrants are residents of one country who are employed by a company in another country. They are the result of what some people call “offshoring” of jobs. They deliver the results of their work through the Internet or private communications networks. For example, a USA-based company hires a programmer who lives in Beijing, …

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Consider the following process flow diagram for bread-making…

Question: Consider the following process flow diagram for bread-making. The raw material is made into bread (at a speed of 40 breads/hr) and then packed (at a speed of 30 breads/hr) and put in finished goods inventory. There is a work-in-process (WIP) buffer with unlimited space between Bread-making and Packing. a. What is process bottleneck …

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Find an example of business meeting minutes. It should be at least one page long and created in the past six months

Question: Find an example of business meeting minutes. It should be at least one page long and created in the past six months. It should not be a template, and must not be the same minutes used by your classmates. Analyze your example’s effectiveness, strengths and weaknesses. Provide either a copy of the Minutes or the …

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