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Analyze the company's aggregate planning strategy and then provide the following in your discussion.Background on the company processesOutline their aggregate planning strategy, relating the strategy to the textbookYour opinion on whether the company is using the best aggregate planning strategyAn alternate strategy that might also work for the companyAdvantages or disadvantages to the current and alternative strategiesThe company I have chosen to research is the Ford Motor Company. Ford uses the ten strategic management decisions of operation to ensure flexibility and consistency throughout the global enterprise. According to our text, there are two major strategies that operations managers can build, andthose are chase strategy and level-scheduling strategy. Chase strategy is defines as “an attempt to achieve output rates that match forecast demands, and level scheduling maintains a constant output rate” according to Heizer, Render, & Munson (2017, p.538). A manager can also utilize a combination of

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