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Question;QSO 690: Term Paper: Guidelines and Rubric;Overview;The goal of this final paper is provide you the opportunity to apply;the knowledge of Management Science acquired in this program to produce an Operations Paper, Issue Paper, or Application Paper.;? Operations Paper (In-depth study of the management of operations in;a particular manufacturing or service unit);Select a manufacturing unit such as the;Osram Sylvania plant in Manchester or select any service unit such as the Bank;of America branch in Hooksett. Make an in-depth study of any or all aspects of;operations in the selected manufacturing/service unit. Use first-hand data;collected personally and/or secondary data from the Internet, books, and;articles from reputed journals. The primary focus of the paper should be the;management of operations at the selected manufacturing/service unit. You must;include your own critical analysis and comments throughout the paper and;recommendations for improvement.;? Issue Paper (In-depth study of an issue related to management of;operations);The research paper would be on an issue;related to management of operations such as Comparison between ISO 9000 and ISO;14000 Standards or managing quality in healthcare organizations. It can be;based on first-hand data collected personally and/or secondary data, Internet;books and articles from reputed journals. The paper should include examples;from real companies and your own analysis and comments throughout the paper.;? Application Paper (Application of the concepts and techniques of;management of operations to a real system or problem);The application problem would involve;application of the concepts and techniques of the management of operations to a;real problem or system. The application paper would start out with the clear;description of the problem or system. It would then go on to data collection;about the problem or system and the application of appropriate concepts and;techniques of management of operations. The paper would conclude with;practicable recommendations for the solution/ alleviation of the problem or;improvements to the system.;Objectives;The;purpose of this paper is to challenge students to apply the knowledge of;Management Science acquired during the course to a realistic situation.Based on the knowledge obtained in this;course and previous course work, students will examine and conduct an in-depth analysis of the application of the concepts and techniques of service;management to a real service.;Main;Elements;The main body of the;term paper (excluding cover page, executive summary, table of contents;appendices and references) should be about eight to ten pages length, 12 point;Times Roman font and double-spaced. The written paper will be due during the;final week. The final week will be devoted to discussing the term papers;prepared by the class.;For Your Information;?;You can use the Internet to download full text articles from various;periodicals for free from Shapiro library website. Go to the Southern New;Hampshire University website www.snhu.edu, click on library, and then click on;the Electronic Resources link. You will require the fourteen digit barcode from;your student ID to login.;?;As a student you are eligible to buy software at greatly reduced;academic prices. Contact the University bookstore in Manchester or any big;computer vendor and ask for academic prices for software.;Format;Milestone 1: Submit;Term Paper Proposal;In 5-5;Term Paper: Milestone 1, you will submit a one page proposal for your term;paper. This assignment is not graded, but will provide feedback and guidance;for the Term Paper due in Module Ten.;Milestone 2: Submit;Final Term Paper;In 10-4;Term Paper Submission: Milestone 2, you will submit the Term Paper to your;instructor for grading.The format should be meet the requirements specified;above. The graded assignment is worth 325 points.;Rubric;Critical;Elements;Exemplary;Proficient;Needs;Improvement;Not;Evident;Value;Background;Provides;a comprehensive overview of concepts and techniques of service management;(9-10);Provides;a good overview of concepts and techniques of service management;(8);Briefly;describes background information on concepts and techniques of service;management;(7);Fails;to provide background information on concepts and techniques of service;management;(0-6);10;Identification;of Problem;Highlights key points including the;identified issue(s). Presents a well-definedcontext;from a multiple perspectives;(9-10);Highlights;key points of the identified issue(s)Attempts to define;the context from multiple perspectives;(8);Briefly;highlights key points of the identified issue(s);(7);Fails tohighlight key points of the identified issue(s);(0-6);10;Analysis/Critical;Thinking;Provides;an in-depth analysis of the problems and strategy from multiple perspective;(18-20);Analyzes the problems and strategy;(16-17);Attempts to analyzethe problems and;strategy;(14-15);Fails;to analyze the problems and strategy;(0-13);20;Recommendation/Action;Plan;Offers extensive alternative solutions via;plan of action by applyingrespective theories;(18-20);Offersextensive alternative;solutions via plan of action;(16-17);Attempts to offer analternative;solution plan of action;(14-15);Fails to offer analternative;solution plan of action;(0-13);20;Mechanics;No errors related to organization;grammar, and style.;(9-10);Minor errors related to organization;grammar, and style.;(8);Some errors related to organization;grammar, and style.;(7);Major errors related to organization;grammar, and style.;(0-6);10;APA;Citation;All sources;(information and graphics) are accurately documented in APA format.;(9-10);All sources;(information and graphics) are accurately documented, but many are not in APA;format.;(8);Some sources are;not accurately documented in APA format.;(7);None of the;sources are accurately documented in APA format.;(0-6);10;Application;of theory, scholarly resources, and course concepts;Incorporates;concepts and theory from course material and scholarly resources competently;(18-20);Applies;theory, scholarly resources, and course concepts;(16-17);Incorporates;some theory, scholarly resources, and course concepts;(14-15);Fails;to utilize scholarly resources, apply theory or course concepts;(0-13);20;Earned Total;Comments;100%

 

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