A. Trend: Select a current trend in operations management. Examples of current trends include total quality management, lean techniques, customization, green manufacturing, global competition, and agile project management. Why is the trend you selected important in operations management?
B. Organization: Select a service or manufacturing organization to which you can apply this trend. Examples of service organizations include UPS, car repair shops, and restaurants. Examples of manufacturing organizations include automotive manufacturers such as Toyota and computer manufacturers such as Dell. Why did you select your organization?
A. Goals: What are the organizationâ€™s goals? For example, is the organization working toward becoming more green for sustainability, becoming the leading low-cost supplier, or trying to be first in market share? How does the trend align with the goals of organization?
B. Resources: Identify the organizationâ€™s resources. Does the organization have the resources available to implement the trend? Explain.
C. Impact: Describe how the trend you selected will impact the goals and resources of your organization. Will the organization need to make any changes to its goals or resources in order to implement the trend?
D. Risk: Discuss the risk the organization will face if it implements the trend with its current resources. How does the availability of resources impact the organizationâ€™s risk in implementing the trend? If not all required resources are available, how does the risk increase with regard to the trend implementation?
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