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What I am familiar with:


·         How the development and application of quantitative techniques and technologies in the area of operations management (Just-In-Time or Lean Operations) create value added processes. Any operational process must be valued by the customer or it is simply a waste of scarce resources (raw materials, people, and energy) from a global perspective.


·         Why it is important that quantitative OM techniques and technologies lead to profitable outcomes. Organizations that fail due to operational inefficiencies waste scarce resources, which in today’s world is not only considered to be a profit problem but an ethical issue as well.


·         Why the application of lean operational techniques and specifically one of the main JIT doctrines, “respect for people” eliminates the waste of the scarcest resource: “creativity.” The ethical and fair treatment of people is proven to have a positive impact on organizational improvement.


·         Identify the activities along the supply chain that add value when transforming inputs into outputs both in the form of tangible (manufactured goods) and intangible (service) products.


·         Explain why operations management drives the profitability of every organization and is therefore an extremely important educational building block for any business student. However, it is important for students to understand that profit gained through unethical behavior is, at best, a short term result which most often leads to disaster in the long run.


·         Illustrate what is involved in the “design and development” from an operations management perspective of a product to include organizing a supply chain and designing a virtual production facility.


·         Utilize quantitative techniques and technologies that impact operations management decision making (i.e., forecasting, facility location, facility layout, statistical quality control, waiting line theory, and project scheduling and tracking tools) to illustrate how these tools provide a basis for monitoring personnel and organizational performance and ultimately are the basis for problem solving.




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