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ASSESSMENT 3 – CHALLENGES TO BUSINESS SUCCESS AN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT FOCUS

25 May

 

ASSESSMENT 3 – CHALLENGES TO BUSINESS SUCCESS AN OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT FOCUS

 

Unit Code MAN308
Unit Title Operations Management
Assessment
Title:
Challenges to Business Success an Operations Management Focus
Type of
Assessment:
Essay (Report Style)
Week & Day
Due:
Midnight of Friday Week 13
Length 2500 – 3000 words
Value: 40%
Task Over recent years, a number of key challenges have become very significant to
Operations Managers. Six of these concepts are:
Changing Technologies
Continued Globalization of markets including 1st and 2nd world entrants.
Changing customer expectations
Changing job designs
Quality management
Global manufacturing
Your task is to:
1. Identify a business you think is interesting and briefly discuss how each of
the above challenges might impact that business in the future. (Maximum
1200 words)
2. Choose a
minimum of three of the following areas of Operations
Management that you think are likely to most impact the success of your
chosen business and justify your selection of each. (Maximum 2000
words)
o Goods and Service design
o Process Selection, Design and Analysis
o Facility and Work Design
o Supply Chain Design
o Capacity Management
o Managing Inventories
o Resource Management
o Quality Management
NOTE: Your work should:
1. Be written using a report style.
2. Help the reader to understand how each concept interrelates relates with
the challenges and
3. How, if properly applied, they will help any organisation to be more


successful.

 

 
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