Discussion 2

Help me study for my Business class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

Suppliers

Should a firm attempt to have fewer or more suppliers? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Forecasting Methods

Read Problem 6 in Chapter 6 of your textbook. Calculate and answer parts a through d. Include all calculations and spreadsheets in your post. Explain why the moving average method was used instead of another forecasting method. What might be another forecasting method that could prove to be just as useful? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Process Selection: Product Design and Capacity

How is process selection related to product design and capacity determination? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Monique Food Processing Company and Capacity

Read Problem 6: The “Monique Food Processing Company” in Chapter 8 of your text.

Monique Food Processing Company produces light snacks that can be heated in a microwave. The following steps are included in the process:

Steps

Description

Capacity (Units/Hour)

1

Prepare food

200

2

Measure and place in plastic pouch

175

3

Prepare cardboard box

200

4

Insert pouch into box

300

5

Shrink-wrap box

200

  1. What is the system capacity, and which is the bottleneck department?
  2. How much slack (unused capacity) is available in other departments?
  3. How much system capacity can be gained by adding capacity to the bottleneck?
  4. What are the key factors that determine when to add capacity?
  5. Why would an organization want to reduce its capacity?

Make and include calculations. Answer questions “a” through “e.” Your response should be 200-250 words.

Discussion 2

I’m trying to learn for my Psychology class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Review the content requirements for the Leadership Theory Paper. Note that one of the key requirements is that you thoroughly examine the rationale for why each leadership theory/approach is important to the study of leadership psychology and/or the field of organizational psychology.

In this discussion question, take one of the theories you selected for your Leadership Theory Paper and examine the rationale for why the leadership theory/approach is important to the study of leadership psychology and/or the field of organizational psychology. What impact does this theory/approach have on leadership or organizational psychology? What role does it play in the historical timeline of leadership/organizational psychology?

Discussion 2

Help me study for my Business class. I’m stuck and don’t understand.

Suppliers

Should a firm attempt to have fewer or more suppliers? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each approach? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Forecasting Methods

Read Problem 6 in Chapter 6 of your textbook. Calculate and answer parts a through d. Include all calculations and spreadsheets in your post. Explain why the moving average method was used instead of another forecasting method. What might be another forecasting method that could prove to be just as useful? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Process Selection: Product Design and Capacity

How is process selection related to product design and capacity determination? Your initial post should be 200-250 words.

Monique Food Processing Company and Capacity

Read Problem 6: The “Monique Food Processing Company” in Chapter 8 of your text.

Monique Food Processing Company produces light snacks that can be heated in a microwave. The following steps are included in the process:

Steps

Description

Capacity (Units/Hour)

1

Prepare food

200

2

Measure and place in plastic pouch

175

3

Prepare cardboard box

200

4

Insert pouch into box

300

5

Shrink-wrap box

200

  1. What is the system capacity, and which is the bottleneck department?
  2. How much slack (unused capacity) is available in other departments?
  3. How much system capacity can be gained by adding capacity to the bottleneck?
  4. What are the key factors that determine when to add capacity?
  5. Why would an organization want to reduce its capacity?

Make and include calculations. Answer questions “a” through “e.” Your response should be 200-250 words.