BUS 307 Week 1 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 1 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Value Index. Complete Problem 1 from the end of Chapter 2: You have just graduated from college and are looking to buy your first car. Money is tight right now, so you are concerned with initial cost as well as ongoing expenses. At the same time,…

BUS 307 Week 3 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 3 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Forecasting Models. From Chapter 9, answer Discussion Question 1: Which forecasting techniques do you think Ford should have used to forecast changes in the demand, supply, and price of palladium? Time series models? Causal models? Qualitative models? DQ2 Pros and Cons of Outsourcing. From Chapter 10, answer…

BUS 307 Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques 

BUS 307 Operations Management & Quantitative Techniques A survey of relevant quantitative techniques commonly used in accounting, business, and information systems. Topics will vary but, typically, elementary probability theory and applications, decision theory, and linear programming are included.  

BUS 307 Week 2 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 2 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Gantt vs. Network Based Approach. From the end of Chapter 5, complete Discussion Question 3: What are the main advantages of using a network-based approach to project management rather than a Gantt chart? Under what circumstances might a Gantt chart be preferable to a network-based approach?…

BUS 307 Week 5 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 5 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 ERP Solutions. From the end of Chapter 15S, answer Discussion Question 4: SAP is the world leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems software, and has developed tailored ERP systems for different industries. Go to SAP Industry Solutions and examine the solutions for (1) a service…

BUS 307 Week 3 Spend Analysis (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 3 Spend Analysis (Ash Study Guide) Spend Analysis. From the end of Chapter 11, read the Case Study: The ABCs of Spend Analysis. Respond to the following questions in a one to three page document to submit to your instructor. The submission must adhere to APA style guidelines and should include at…

BUS 307 Week 4 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 4 Discussion Questions (Ash Study Guide) DQ1 Level vs. Chase Production Plan. From the end of Chapter 13, answer Discussion Question 3: In general, under what conditions might a firm favor a level production plan over a chase plan? A chase production plan over a level plan? DQ2 JIT/EOQ/ROP Interrelationships. From the end of…

BUS 307 Week 5 Final Paper (Ash Study Guide)

BUS 307 Week 5 Final Paper (Ash Study Guide)   Focus of the Final Paper The final assignment for the course is a Final Paper on two cases. The Final Paper should demonstrate understanding of the reading as well as the implications of new knowledge. The eight- to ten-page paper should integrate readings and course…