Unit 4

 
This week you are preparing a scheduling methodology matrix for the  production staff to use for scheduling  when order contracts are  produced.  In your research look at the various scheduling methodologies  available and pick the best one based on how Kibby and Strand conducts  operations.  The memo to the COO should inform him / her as to the  purpose of the matrix and why the methodology selected is best for the  organization.

In the matrix you want to list the common scheduling methodologies,  and evaluate them to determine which works best for Kibby and Strand’s  operational process.  You can find the various scheduling methodologies  using research and the most common ones are listed in Table 16.3 on page  702 of the textbook.  Based on how Kibby and Strand prioritizes  production orders for its contracts, a couple of these methodologies  will stand out as better.  Basically, you taking the reading from  Chapters 5 and 6 and coupling that with research and Table 16.3 to build  a matrix to evaluate various production scheduling methodologies.

Module 3, Forecasting and Contracts (Scenario) in Practice  Operations. Based on their observations in this scenario, and upon a  careful review of the available literature, the student is to consider  him or herself to be the Production Manager of Kibby and Strand, the  company in the scenario.

Formulate a scheduling methodology evaluation matrix for managing  Kibby and Strand production based on incoming contracts.  Specifically,  the matrix should consider each of the scheduling methodologies  discussed in Chapters 5 and 6, and evaluate their utility based on how  Kibby and Strand runs its operations.  Also prepare a memo to the COO  describing the matrix and your conclusions regarding the best scheduling  methodology to use within Kibby and Strand.

This matrix and memo should be prepared as a single Microsoft™ Word  document, and then attached to the unit discussion thread. There is no  minimum or maximum in terms of the word count; however, the response  should explicitly address all required components of this discussion  assignment. The document should be prepared consistent with the APA  writing style (6th edition) and reflect higher level cognitive processing (analysis, synthesis and or evaluation).  

Instruction Guidance: It would be prudent to  consider content covered in chapters 5 and 6 of the textbook; however,  there are many other useful resources available on the Internet and in  the literature to support the construction of your action plan. 

This plan should be prepared as a Microsoft™ Word document, and then  attached to the unit discussion thread. There is no minimum or maximum  in terms of the word count; however, the response should explicitly  address all required components of this discussion assignment. The  document should be prepared consistent with the APA writing style (6th edition) and reflect higher level cognitive processing (analysis, synthesis and or evaluation).  

Order a unique copy of this paper
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Order your essay today and save 25% with the discount code: THANKYOUPlace Order
+