operation management

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You need to choose one global operations management case for your individual report from companies such as Apple, Oman Air, Samsung, Google or any company of your choice. You will discuss this further with your tutor before finalising the topic. Critical analysis of the case will help you to answer the following operations management questions:


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Note: am working in company (oman airports management companies) please write about it


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University of Bedfordshire Business School SHR039-6 Operations and Project Management Assignment 1 Briefing You will be required to undertake a case study and complete a case analysis report. This can be based on operations of your current workplace or any other organisation known to you. Assessment -1: Operations Management (40%) Individual Report Submission Assessment Title Operations Management Report Unit Title Operations and Project Management Unit Code SHR039-6 Assessment Weighting (%) 40% Number of Credits 15 Issue Date Submission Deadline Procedure for/where to submit work (including file name format for TurnItIn where applicable) Expected Return Date Description of Assessment Task You MUST submit digital copy electronically on BREO Turn-it-in. The following file naming format should be used for submission: Assignment 1_Operations Strategy_ Student Name _Student ID Number Two weeks after submission You need to choose one global operations management case for your individual report from companies such as Apple, Oman Air, Samsung, Google or any company of your choice. You will discuss this further with your tutor before finalising the topic. Critical analysis of the case will help you to answer the following operations management questions: Q1) Critically examine three relevant Operation Management (OM) decision areas (e.g. quality, inventory management, layout or process design etc.) in your chosen company (or workplace, as long as evidences can be validated with credible resources within your workplace) (suggested 750 words) Q2a) Compare and contrast your chosen organisation with another contemporary one using the 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility) (suggested 150 words – please see Note 2) Q2b) Examine the ways to improve operational performance within your chosen company (suggested 350 words). Note 1: Introduction and conclusion is suggested to be 250 words. Note B: Please include a table with the comparison of your companies 4 V’s in Appendix A and include a short discussion referring to this in the main body of the Report. You will be required to undertake a case study and complete a case analysis report. This can be based on operations of your current or previous workplace or any other organisation known to you. You need to discuss and confirm with your tutor to agree upon a suitable case. The report will be 1,500 words in length (not including references and appendices). It should include answers to all the case questions (given above) and must make use of relevant unit concepts on the aspect covered. Your first submission is the final. Format MS Word Resources/Support Available Class discussion to clarify Assignment; In-class review Unit resources on BREO; Assessment Criteria See composition of marks for Assignment-1, overleaf. Details of how feedback will be provided 2Q and feedback given on-line through Turn-It-In and marked assessment criteria marking grid. Referral Assignment Your referral assignment will require you to discuss and critically analyse operations management issues and operations strategy based on another organisation (discussed and confirmed by your tutor). Composition of Marks for Assignment-1: Assessment Criteria Critically examine3 OM decisions (e.g. quality, inventory management, layout or process design etc.) in your chosen company (or workplace) Compare and contrast your chosen organisation with another contemporary one using the 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} Examine the ways to improve operational performance within this company Structure, presentation & Referencing 40% 25% 25% 10% F (<35%) E (35-39%) D (40-49%) C (50-59%) B (60-69%) A (>=70%) Very little or no evidence of the ability to appreciate the OM decision areas in the case. Alternatively, heavy reliance on large chunks of the case. No/very limited attempt to use evidence to support the arguments. Unfounded ways to improve performance. The 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} are described, with no evaluation. Some attempt is made to appreciate OM decision areas in the case. Arguments are baseless and weak. Dubious logic used to suggest ways to improve performance. Attempted to critically analyse 3 OM decision areas but lacks supporting evidence from the literature and practices of the case company. The logical link between OM areas and improved performance is satisfactory Some evidence of critical analysis of 3 OM decision areas, supported by the literature and /or OM theory. Some logical recommendations to improve performance. A good critical analysis of 3 OM decision areas in the case, supported by some evidence from the literature to support the discussion. Some sound recommendations to improve performance. Comprehensive critical analysis of 3 OM decision areas in the case, supported by strong evidence from the literature, to support the discussion. Sensible and logical, substantiated recommendations to improve performance. 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} are described but discussion lacks breadth. The student fails to demonstrate a real understanding of all the issues involved in each of the Vs. 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} are described but discussion lacks evidence. Discussion narrow and possibly not well argued or supported. A good understanding of the 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} of the case considered, supported by evidences. A comprehensive answer that shows a sound evaluation of the 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility}, supported by evidences and appropriate examples. Limited improvements for the company’s operational performance are described, with no evaluation of two relevant improvements Some improvements for the company’s operational performance are described but discussion lacks breadth. Student fails to demonstrate a real understanding of at least three improvements. Some structure is evident but not effective. Presentation unsatisfactory or grammar issues affecting readability. Significant errors in Harvard References Four improvements for the company’s operational performance are described but discussion lacks evidence. Discussion narrow and possibly not well argued or supported 4 Vs (Volume, Variety, Variation and Visibility} are described An ability to use ideas which are easily accessible. No evidence of a student’s attempt to go beyond the obvious. Discussion accurate but shallow indicating some issues with the 4 Vs. Five improvements for the company’s operational performance are described An ability to use ideas which are easily accessible. No evidence of attempt to go beyond the obvious. Discussion accurate but shallow. Good report structure and presentation. Some referencing is used to support discussion. A good understanding of atleast five improvements for the company’s operational performance of the case considered, supported by evidences. A comprehensive answer that shows a sound evaluation of atleast five improvements for the company’s operational performance, supported by evidences and appropriate examples. A good logical structure is evident Presentation of the report and readability are very good. Good references are used to support the discussion. A well-structured report, where the arguments are presented in a logical order. Professional presentation with excellent readability. Wide range of high quality references to support the discussion. Poor/illogical structure. Poor report presentation, with poor grammar and readability. Referencing limited and not in Harvard format. Structure and presentation of the report is satisfactory. Readability is acceptable, though some grammar. Harvard reference format used correctly, referencing is limited. ...
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DrReginaldWoof
School: Duke University

Hi, please see the attached paper. Have a look at it and in case of any edit, please let me know. Otherwise, it is my pleasure to have you as my buddy now and future. Until the next invite, Bye!

Running head: OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

Operations management
Name
Institution Affiliation

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OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

2
Introduction

Operations Management is the branch in business concerned with the administration of
day to day activities of a company. It involves a critical analysis of all the factors that contribute
to the successful administration of all the processes throughout the organization. It aims at
ensuring that the company is profitable, attractive and efficient. Oman Airports Management
Company manages operations in Salalah and Muscat airports. Also, it handles communications
and marketing, manages assets, infrastructural projects initialization and maintenance among
other critical activities in the various airports. It remains imperative that OAMC takes strict
measurements to ensure that the quality of services is high and all processes run smoothly to
allow the airports to retain their competitive advantages in their respective regions.

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT

3

Operations Management
Decision Areas
There are multiple key decision areas in Operation Management. These essential
specialties allow a company to maintain efficient services, afford more talent to the company and
retain some of the great minds that the organization has been able to develop. It entails the
management of quality, maintenance, appropriate process and layout structures and, a suitable
design for human resources and jobs. OAMC employs a myriad of strategies to ensure the
airports it manages to stay ahead of the curve. Salalah and Muscat continue to attract a
significantly high number of passengers per year, courtesy of these tools and techniques used at
the operations level (Airports, 2019).
Oman airports schedule an average of 1900 flights every week to serve over 90 connected
cities globally. On 2017, Oman launched new routes Guangzhou, Karachi, Dubai, and Nairobi
among other cities. In the quest to attend to more passengers and to satisfy rising demands from
all over the world. It also strategically increased the frequencies of routes served in Mumbai and
Hyderabad. Oman Air's has 28 scheduled airlines; the strong international network implies that a
significant portion of more than 85% of traffic is international while only 15% is domestic
(B...

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Thanks, good work

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