MBA 675 Online Winter 2015
Week 1 Assignments
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Here are the links to my break-even analysis presentations followed by the link for my
approach to decision tree analysis and productivity.
Presentation 1: Revenue-Cost Analysis
Presentation 2: Process Selection - Part 1
Presentation 3: Process Selection - Part 2
Decision Tree Analysis:
As a reminder, remember to check the Course Resources area for PowerPoint
presentations on the weekly material.
Assignment 1.1 - READING REQUIREMENTS
Chapter 1 – read all
Assignment 1.2 – QUESTIONS FOR THE WEEK
(Please limit your answer to 500
words per question - although it might not be necessary to write this much for the
questions you select).
Answer one question
Start a new thread for each of your questions.
must be posted to this week’s Discussion Forum and must be posted separately.
must check the postings made by others so that you do not repeat a question. If all
have been answered, then you may repeat one.
If you do answer a question at the
same time as another student, you do not need to submit another question.
treat both submissions as acceptable original submissions.
I use a two-hour window
as a guideline for duplicate submissions.
Follow the guidelines presented in the
Participation section in the My Syllabus Part C document.
Remember that I am
looking for quality of the response. If you merely repeat an answer already given by
another student, this will be reflected in your participation grade.
Use the question
number and the chapter number as your "subject" field in the message that you will
compose. Also write out the wording of the question before answering it.
1. What are two or three critical factors or trends affecting operations management (OM)
today? Briefly explain how each factor affects operations management.
Of these, which
do you believe is the most important one?
2. Provide your definition of operations management. What does it mean to you?
1 or 2 “real world” examples of operations management with which you are familiar,