ISCOM/471 - OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT performance metrics

timer Asked: Nov 12th, 2013

Question Description

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

I need 155 original words to each question C & D for a total of 310 words.

Week Four Discussion Questions

C: What performance metrics do Riordan’s functional departments monitor? What information do they get from these metrics? What action may they take based on this information? How does this relate to MRP
(material requirements planning), forecasting or product schedule? Can you find some theory to support your answer?

D: Why do organizations out-source various components of the supply chain? What impact (advantages/disadvantages) does out-sourcing have on the supply chain? What are some potential risks associated with out-sourcing? How can outsourcing relate to MRP, forecasting, or a product
schedule? Can you find some theory to support your answer?

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