UNIT TITLE Operations Management (:ch MGT501
Name (in Full) MASFER MUTHEEB OMER AL-MALKI
1. Please submit your soft copy of the assignment on or before 16th July 2016
1. What are the stages for Organizational learning curve?
The Learning Process for MIS can be divided into 6 Stages:
Stage 1: Initiation
In this first stage technologies are introduced into the organisation for performing simple
administrative functions s
1. Six stage learning curve
2. Managing information systems Values, challenges, risks
Challenges are linked to the following:
IS and IT now involve all organization activities.
Cross-functional information systems that link to other organizat
Q1) What are the Six stages of learning curve for MIS?
Q2) What is Managing information systems? What are Its values, challenge & risk?
a. Gives Intimate Knowledge About the Company
b. Gives Knowledge about the Industry
c. Compilation o
The Relationship between Ethical, Social, and Political Issues in an Information Society
Information technology is introducing changes for which laws and rules of acceptable conduct have
not yet been developed. Increasing computing power, stora
Six stage learning curve
Stage 1: Initiation
In this first stage technologies are introduced into the organization for performing simple
administrative functions such as automation of payroll or general ledger functions. It is
characterized by low costs
The duration of your MGT 501 Operations Management Exam
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1. Business process Reengineering - principles (3.11)
Business process reengineering
The business process reengineering concept has been explained as follows:
At the heart of reengineering is the notion of discontinuous thinking . a
reengineering effort s
Q1- Business process Reengineering principles
At the heart of reengineering is the notion of discontinuous
An example shown by Edward de Bono .
Rather than simply add to (revise) existing processes the idea is
to think of it as a blank sheet of
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT MGT 501
1) is made up of activities which add value to the products or services it provides.
a) Value chain
c) Operations process
d Marketing and sales
2) The term broadly describes the set of all activities associated w
Topic 2 Operations
Strategy in a Global
Operations Strategy in a Global Environment
From topic 1 we discussed the need for
organisations to regularly adapt their strategies
in order to compete effectively in todays h
Topic 3: Technology
Management of Technology & Processes
The ability to manage technology strategically is crucial to
achievement of the operational objectives of an organisation.
The first topic tonight discusses the impor
Topic 7: Managing
Definition of a Supply Chain
Supply Chains are collections of organisations that work together
to provide raw materials that are converted into products and
delivered to where cu
Topic 1 Introduction
& Value Chain
Operations is responsible for supplying the
product or service of the organisation.
Operations managers provide value for the
customer at the lowest cost by making
Topic 4: Quality
The challenge for organisations is to produce and deliver quality
products and services efficiently to customers.
In this topic we will discuss the meaning of quality and explore
Q1 Business Process reengineering principals by considering the following:
1. Considering the BPR principals
a. Critical processes. As direct impact on the client.
b. Strong leadership from top management.,
c. Cross function teams.
d. Information technolo
Topic 6: Location
Location & Layout
In this topic we will consider the important operations
management decisions of where to locate a new facility, and
how the facility should be laid out for maximum efficiency.
Business process reengineering:
From this we look at dramatic improvement in order to develop products faster than the competitors
Which can be achieved by speeding up the process of ordering and delivering units.
The process needs to be flexible enough t