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quantitative analysis for management project, the company is alibaba.




quantitative analysis for management project, the company is alibaba. I also upload the directions.;Attachments Preview;4001 PT Case Paper Instructions(1).docx Download Attachment;INSTRUCTIONS FOR MGMT 4001 CASE PAPER;In uLearn, within a folder titled Case Paper Materials, I will post a list of companies. You are to select;a company to craft your Case Paper from a list titled Case Paper FORTUNE COMPANY LIST.;Using JWU Library, your text book, web resources and other viable sources you will develop a;process planning and control case paper analysis that is a production focused case study and;analysis based on scientific management mathematical models.;Companies listed on Case Paper FORTUNE COMPANY LIST, can only be used once per;class. There will be no duplicate company projects. An in class lottery (September 23, 2014);will be conducted to facilitate the selection of the company you will use for the project. You;must review Case Paper FORTUNE COMPANY LIST, on uLearn prior to attending class the;day of the lottery. It is suggested that you write down several alternative companies you are;interested in incase your first choice company is already selected. Should you be absent the;day of the lottery, you will be allowed to select from the available companies upon your return;to class. If you are not prepared to select a company on the lottery date, a company will be;assigned to you after those that are prepared select their companies. No exception or reversal;of selected or assigned companies will be entertained. BE PREPARED.;Due to dynamic changes in business, you must research companies first, since companies;merge, are acquired or file bankruptcy on an ongoing basis;Your papers focus must be on utilizing scientific management mathematical models to analyze;an existing product, or to develop and deliver a new product in either a service business or;manufacturing business as listed on Case Paper FORTUNE COMPANY LIST.;Your paper must be a written case study and analysis (not an outline). It must include in the;conclusion your alternatives (what courses of action you recommend that the firm should take);evaluations of alternatives (why the firm should take the courses of action you recommend);and implementation strategies based on your research (how, what, when and where the firm;should initiate the alternatives you recommend);You must submit a printed, hard copy version of your case study at the beginning of class on;the due day outlined in the class syllabus (see syllabus for details);You must attach a copy of your complete case study via Johnson & Wales email server to;pzwolenski@jwu,edu before the beginning of class on the due day outlined in the class;syllabus (see syllabus for details);Page1of4;Format for Case Study Development & Analysis Presentation;MS Word document;Double line spacing, printed on one side of the paper;Size 12 font, Times Roman or Arial;In text citations following Modern Language Association (MLA) format;Professionally bound;Word process printed tabs;Cover Page;Table of Contents;Executive Summary;Company historyone (1) page maximum;Company financials summarized by the studentone (1) page maximum;Prepare a profile of your selected company including internal factors and external industry;analysis that identifies a specific process for providing a product. This is a narrative format. A;SWOT analysis is not required;Identify a specific existing product for improvement or develop a new product. Employ and;analyze measures for improving the existing product or creation of a new product. (Breakeven;analysis, decision analysis, forecasting models, moving averages, exponential smoothing, trendtime series models and seasonal variations to project the potential sales of the new product or;improved product. EOQ Reorder Point (ROP), Production Quantity EOQ and Quantity Discounts;Transportation and Assignment Models to solve transportation issues related to products. Explain;transportation costs using Stepping Stone Method, MODI, or Assignment Method Queuing;Analysis to explain Queuing cost and service levels that are required for improving existing service;or producing the new product or service;Conclusion must recommend areas of product process improvement based upon operations;management techniques and resources.;Bibliography page must cite a minimum of four (4) outside sources and reference them following;MLA format. At least two (2) sources must not be from internet/web resources;Assessment Criteria for Service and Productions Operations;Management Case Paper;Content (50 points);Provide historical company background and financials for an existing product or creation of a new;product line to be developed. No more than one (1) page each for history and the financial;summary;Perform a breakeven analysis, use forecasting models, moving averages, exponential smoothing;trend-time series models and seasonal variations to project the potential sales of the existing or;new product. Use all models and analysis techniques that are applicable to your Performance;Transcript;Identify specific Inventory models for EOQ Reorder Point (ROP), Production Quantity EOQ and;Quantity Discounts to support the existing or new product;Page2of4;Use Transportation and Assignment Models to solve transportation issues related to these existing;or new products. Explain transportation costs using Stepping Stone Method, MODI, or;Assignment Method. Evaluate the impact of proposed operational performance improvements on;the financial performance of the firm;Employ Queuing Analysis to explain Queuing cost and service levels that are required for the;existing or new product or service;Structure (20 points);Have you followed the subscribed pattern for writing a case study analysis as outlined in Format;for Case Study Development and Analysis;Does each step of your process analysis plan follow the guidelines of paragraph structure, thesis;development, etc., as appropriate;Is your paper set up properly and only printed on one side;Is it crafted using Microsoft WORD with 12 point font, proper margins and double line spacing;Is the case paper bound and uses Word process printed tabs between sections;Grammar and Mechanics (15 points);Your paper must be free of grammar, sentence structure, or spelling errors. Proofread carefully.;Case papers that have multiple errors;o Five (5) or more, will be reduced by 15 points;o Four (4) errors will be reduced by 10 points;o Three (3) errors will be reduced by 5 points;o Two (2) errors will be reduced by 2 points;Citations (15 points);Are sources cited appropriately within the text, using the MLA style of citation? Direct quotes;paraphrases, and any borrowed charts or graphs must be cited;Have you included a proper works cited section on a separate sheet of paper at the end of the;paper;Have you used a variety of appropriate and reliable sources? A minimum of four (4) sources;following MLA format must be used. At least Two (2) sources must not be internet/web resources;LATE SUBMISSION;All case papers are due at the beginning of class on November 11, 2014, as listed on the syllabus.;The established attendance classroom policies apply to the submission of the required case paper.;Ten points will be deducted for case papers submitted after attendance has been taken;(late arrival to class will constitute a late submission of case paper. An additional ten;(10) points will be deducted for each day the case paper is not submitted by official;class start time.;Ten points will be deducted from case paper assessment if an email attachment of the;case study is not emailed to prior to class on the day the project;is due. An additional ten (10) points will be deducted for each day the case paper email;attachment is not submitted by official class start time.;Page3of4;Email attachments are not accepted in lieu of hard copy. Both hard copy and email;attachment are required;TURN-IT-IN NOTIFICATION: Students agree that by taking this course, required assignments may;be subject to submission to for detection of plagiarism. All submitted papers will be;included as source documents in the reference database solely for the purpose of;detecting plagiarism of such papers. Use of the service is subject to the Usage Policy;posted on the site.;Campus specific information for explanations and copies are available in the following documents;using the key search words, Plagiarism (Student Handbook);Procedures for Pursuing Charges of Plagiarism;Undergraduate Classes;If you are found responsible for cheating, plagiarizing or in any way compromising your academic;integrity, you will be subject to both academic disciplinary action (including dismissal from class) and;student conduct review action (up to and including dismissal from the university). At a minimum a;grade of zero will be recorded for the for acts of plagiarism or cheating on the MGMT 4001 Case;Paper.;Page4of4


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