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BUS 644 tivator.com/products/bus- 644?pagesize=12 BUS 644 ENTIRE COURSE *OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT* NEW SYLLABUS 2013 William Stevenson ,William J Stevenson ,Natalie Simpson Operations Management 11th edition Week 1 DQ 1 Ethical Issues and Operations . Ethical behavior is a corporate issue that affects the company’s bottom line. How do ethical issues impact organizations and operations? Include an example seen in the workplace, in the news, etc. that relates to real-life situations. Your initial post should be at least 200-250 words. DQ 2 Business Processes . Why are the following business processes important? Which process do you feel is most important? Explain your reasoning. a. Strategy development b. Product development c. Systems to produce goods and services d. Order fulfillment Your initial post should include real life situations and be at least 200-250 words. Week 1 Assignment Midas . Read the “Midas” case study in Chapter 2 of your text. Answer questions 1through 4 in a two- to- four page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your
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paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points), and supported with the concepts outlined in your text. Provide at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library or other external sources, excluding the textbook. Do not include the original questions of the assignment in the paper. a. What are the anticipated impacts upon operating efficiency? How would you attempt to minimize the negative impacts? b. Should some operating practices be changed to accommodate the tune-ups? c. Should input be gathered from the shop owners? If so, what? d. If Midas decides to launch this new program, how should it begin? Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment. Week 2 DQ 1 Productivity . Many times trade-offs are necessary to increase productivity. What are important trades-offs involving the inputs to productivity? Your initial post should include real life situations and be at least 200-250 words. DQ 2 Product Design and Quality . What important organizational activities enable a firm to build quality into its products? Explain each of these along with its benefits. Your initial post should include examples and be at least 200-250 words. Week 2 Assignment Memorial Hospital . Read the “Memorial Hospital” case study in Chapter 4 of your text. Answer questions 1- 4 in a two- to- four (2-4) page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points), and supported with the concepts outlined in your text. Provide at least two scholarly sources from the Ashford University Library or other external sources, excluding the textbook. Do not include the original questions of the assignment in the paper.
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