Operations Management Course
Instructions: Answer each question with at least 4 -5 sentences or more except for question #1. (#1 has to be 200 words or more).
Research the definitions of various production and operations management terms used in Lecture 1. Perform a literature search on one of these terms. Discuss how this term can impact the ability for an operation to be competitive in the 21st century. Do not use a term posted by
another student. (200 words for this one).
Describe the differences between productivity and its subcomponents (total measure productivity, partial measure productivity, and multifactor measure productivity) related to production and operations management success.
Discuss an example of a work-related project that is able to be broken down into structure, tasks, subtasks, and work packages, and why project management in the form of a CPM/PERT chart would be cost effective.
What are two reasons project management is not well done in corporations? Why? What are some specific examples?