NAME: DAN QIAO ID: 16345
1.In the business world, a successful company always linked to a well managed
operations. In this first homework assignment, please explain why it is important for
company to have a successful operations?
Job Shop Scheduling Problems
n jobs, m machines
Each job follows a predetermined route
(a sequence of machines)
Operation (i,j) : Processing of job j on machine i
Processing time pij
Assume that jobs do not recirculate
Break-even Analysis Practice
Fixed costs (FC) are costs that do not change in the short term (day-to-day etc.). They include
rent, managers salary, membership/maintenance fees, set price on equipment, etc.
Variable costs (VC) change readily. They incl
Example of the Critical Path Method (CPM)
The critical path of activities in a project is the sequence of activities that form the longest chain in terms
of their time to complete. If any one of the activities in the critical path is delayed, then the ent
1. Can a company be fast, dependable, flexible, produce high-quality products, and still
provide poor service from a customer's point of view? If yes, how so?
Answer: Yes, being fast, flexible, dependable, producing high quality materials is not sufficien
Logistics & Operations
In mathematics, Linear Programming is a
technique for optimization of a linear
objective function, subject to linear equality
and inequality constraints.
Logistics and Operations Management
(ref: class ppt, text book, web)
Q1: Explain why it is important for company to have a successful operation?
In this present competitive business world every business need to compete with
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1. As an operation manager for a sporting goods manufacture, you must decide how many
basketball and football to produce everyday. Basketball requires 5 hours of labor and 1 hour of
machine time to make, where football requir
MGT530 Homework Seven
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Work on Case Study A California Auto Club Reengineers Customer Service on page 393, and answer
all 3 questions.
CSAA has 5,700 employees. These employees operate in a network on 72 district offices. CSAA
MGT530 Homework Three
Q1: Recently, your company has assigned your project team to put together a project proposal to show
management your plan for design and manufacturing of a brand new microwave oven. As a project
manager, you are expected to show all
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