Prod mgmt assess | Operations Management homework help

 

Question 1  

 

Read the Managing Hard Rock’s Rockfest case study on page 97. Which activities have a slack time of eight weeks or more? What are five major challenges a project manager faces in events such as this one?

 

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

Question 2

 

How are Gantt charts used in project management? What are their limitations?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

Question 3

 

Explain in your own words the meaning of the correlation coefficient. What is the meaning of a negative value of the correlation coefficient?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

 

 

Question 4

 

Read the Southwestern University (A) case study on page 95. If it is necessary to crash this project to 250 or 240 days, how would Hill do it and at what cost? Include your approach and describe your solution. As noted in the case, assume that optimistic time estimates can be used as crash times.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

 

 

 

 Course Textbook

 

Heizer, J., & Render, B. (2013). Operations management: Sustainability and supply chain management (11th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.

 

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