Capstone Discussion 1 Latest Round

600 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions with your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. Review the Industry Conditions Report and CapStone Courier found in the Reports section of the left hand menu in […]

International Logistics Questions

1. What are the main elements of the air transportation infrastructure? How would the quality and dependability of the air transportation infrastructure affect an international shipment? 2. What are the main elements of the land transportation and warehousing infrastructure? How would the quality and dependability of these infrastructures affect an international shipment? 3. What are the main […]

Bussiness Operation In China

BYD’s operations objectives and how these changed The objective of BYD on its inception was battery manufacturing business, with time it ventured in the field of mobile phone manufacturing. Later on, it diversified to the automotive industry and renewable energy sources. Key operations decisions that helped BYD develop a competitive advantage over other manufacturers Initially, […]

Operations Management Help

PREVIOUS EXAM QUESTIONS & SOLUTIONS ON Queueing Models: Fall 2012, Final, Problem 2 Suppose that you operate your own deli store in Rolla, MO that serves its customers delicious sandwiches. The customers give their sandwich orders by calling your store. You observed that the time between two consecutive order calls is exponentially distributed with mean […]

Any Change Management Plan Must Take Into Account The Culture Of An Organization. For Instance, Some Organizations Prize The Inclusion Of Their Employees In All Aspects Of Operations, While Other Organizations Have A Top-Down Approach To Management. Creat

Any change management plan must take into account the culture of an organization. For instance, some organizations prize the inclusion of their employees in all aspects of operations, while other organizations have a top-down approach to management. Creating a plan without taking this cultural background into context can be problematic for the success of a […]

Keurig – Case Study

Read the Keurig case study located in the section titled Case Studies in your textbook concerning the following situation: This case describes a new product success story, set in a competitive business climate. Keurig was one of the companies to commercialize an innovative technology that allowed people to brew one cup of coffee at a time. Keurig […]

Apple Case Study

Sun Hye Lee, Michael J. Mol, and Kamel Mellahi wrote this case solely to provide material for class discussion. The authors do not intend to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a managerial situation. The authors may have disguised certain names and other identifying information to protect confidentiality. This publication may not be transmitted, […]

Mars Inc. Strategic Plan

STRATEGIC PLAN The challenge of development and retention of “Millennials” work force at Mars Inc. Company” 1. Summary 2. Company’s background 3. Vision 4. Mission 5. Company’s values 6. Environment a. internal work environment b. external environment 7. Long term objectives 8. Strategy chosen and strategic analysis 9. Goals and execution of plan 10. Financial […]

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company: The Quest For Service Excellence

Case Study Questions What is Ritz-Carlton’s business strategy, e.g., who are their primary customers? Among consumers, what accounts for Ritz-Carlton’s reputation as a high-quality hotel? How is quality defined by customers? How is quality defined within Ritz-Carlton? Does the DQPR (Daily Quality Production Report) data in the ritz.xls spreadsheet indicate any significant quality problems? If […]

Stakeholder Analysis Of Tesla Motors And The Global Automobile Industry

Discussion 1: Case Analysis With Discussion: Stakeholder Analysis of Tesla Motors and the Global Automobile Industry To develop effective strategies, a business must thoroughly understand its ecosystem, and the stakeholders within it, that can affect its success. To this end, effective businesses often analyze the political, economic, social, and technological forces (sometimes called P.E.S.T. analysis) […]