OM Coursework December 2010

OM Coursework December 2010 - Module Code OM Programme(s...

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Assignments will be marked within the regulatory 15 working days and will then be available for collection from a tutor at pre-arranged times. INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT Value chain is a concept made popular by Michael Porter in his 1985 best seller, Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance . According to Porter, It is the internal linkages between core and supporting processes and external linkages with customers and suppliers. In practice, value chain is the elimination of waste and creation of a lean system (study notes, unit 4, lean systems). In this assignment, you are required to prepare a formal report for your organisation or one with which you are familiar (previously worked at, researched case study) and: 1. Critically evaluate the use of lean production and/or lean services in your chosen organisation (10 marks) 2. Discuss and recommend how waste is/can be managed along your chosen organisation’s value chain (20 marks) 3. Evaluate the impact that your recommendation will have on your organisation’s resources,
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