BUS 644 WEEK 1 ASSIGNMENT
Vonderembse, M. A., & White, G. P. (2013). Operations management [Electronic version]. Retrieved from https://content.ashford.edu/
ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AND USE SCHOLARLY SOURCES
Read the “Midas” case study in Chapter 2 of your text and respond to the guided response below in a three- to four-page paper in accordance with APA guidelines as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center. In this paper you must:
- Discuss the anticipated impacts (both positive and negative) upon operating efficiencies, and recommend solutions to minimize the negative impacts.
- Discuss whether or not operating practices should be changed to accommodate the tune-ups. Be sure to explain your reasoning.
- Examine the reasons why input should be gathered from the shop owners.
- Discuss the type of input that should be gathered.
- Describe the processes and steps needed to launch this new program.
Your paper should be in paragraph form (avoid the use of bullet points) and supported with the concepts outlined in your text and additional scholarly sources. Submit your three- to four-page paper (not including the title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center and must cite at least three scholarly sources in addition to the textbook. Carefully review the Grading Rubric (Links to an external site.) for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.