Class 2 - Intro to Ops and SCM - Chapter 1

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Chapter 1 - Introduction to Management Mr. Donavon Favre College of Management North Carolina State University
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Chapter Objectives Be able to: Describe what the operations function is and why it is critical to an organization’s survival. Describe what a supply chain is and how it relates to a particular organization’s operations function. Discuss what is meant by operations management and supply chain management. Identify some of the major operations and supply chain activities, as well as career opportunities in these areas. Make a case for studying both operations management and supply chain management.
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Introduction to Operations Why Study Operations & Supply Chain Management? Operations Management Supply Chain Management Important Trends LeapFrog Case Study
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Overview Introductory class in Operations and Supply Chain Management Focus: Key issues surrounding the design & ongoing management of these areas Analytical skills (both qualitative & quantitative)
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Examples of Companies that excel at Supply Chain Management Wal-Mart Federal Express Flextronics SAP Dell Computer Toyota
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Supply Chain Management (SCM)? 1.
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