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Post: RE: Question 4. Illustrate why it is important that the operations strategy reflect a company’s business strategy. Provide one example where this has successfully been accomplished or where it was unsuccessful. Discuss the results of this and its impact on the firm. Author: Posted Date: December 7, 2015 12:03 AM Status: Published Christopher Holder
2/21/2016 Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (... 15/30 (Post is Read) The business strategy states how the firm is going to operate and the operations strategy details the execution of the business strategy. Our text sites an example where the business plan is to deliver highly customized quality products and the operations strategy is for mass produced single option product you can see how the two conflict. Customers will expect highly customizable products because that is what marketing and sales pitched. Yet the Customer Service department will be flooded with complaints because the product wasn’t what the customer expected. A firm won’t last long if they decided to make money in one way yet execute in another. Thread: Question 4. Illustrate why it is important that the operations strategy reflect a company’s business strategy. Provide one example where this has successfully been accomplished or where it was unsuccessful. Discuss the results of this and its impact on the firm. Post: RE: Question 4. Illustrate why it is important that the operations strategy reflect a company’s business strategy. Provide one example where this has successfully been accomplished or where it was unsuccessful. Discuss the results of this and its impact on the firm. Author: Posted Date: December 9, 2015 12:09 AM Status: Published Brittany, You provided great examples of companies that illustrated why it is important that operations strategy reflect a company's business strategy. I agree that companies need to evaluate their operations and find out what is working and what is not, eliminating them is good for operations. I can provided an example from Roseman University where I work. We have several programs that in comparison to our dental and pharmacy programs are struggling. If you took a quick look at the nursing and MBA programs revenue separately, one would say that they programs should be phased out. But looking at the strategy of Roseman to be among "best in class" institutions of health care higher learning. Taking this into consideration and the decision was made that nursing is an important part of health care enables other programs to cross­train in some of the classes offered. MBA is also important to many of our students because we offer dual programs for dental and pharmacy students to graduate with needed business knowledge to start their own practices. Roseman's strategy would be Linda Newill
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