Case: Great Lakes Carriers 1. What marketing data would you want to have available to make the decisión? First of al lis important to know the changes that the demand of cole and iron ore has had during the past few years . Because these have dresead , is important to know the new demand to evaluate two important things: * If its necesary the new ship that Kate sugested , this ship have a maximium carrying capacity but may be not necesary if the demand is low * How are going to be the schedules are also defined by the demand because they need to evaluate the rentability of the transportation in each port , also the frecuency of deliveries because one port can demand more tan another one. With the dates about the demand , GLC can evaluate the ofer that they need to handled the demand , and the way that they are gona do it , if they are going to do some hauls by trucks or by ships , how many workers they need to have , the schedudels that they are going to handled etc.
This would potentially alleviate the challenge of workforce allocation. It is my recommendation that we continue to pursue the seasonal production schedule - again, this makes the most sense from an income sheet perspective. I advise that we hold off on implementing a seasonal production schedule until we have a better understanding of how this change will affect our human capital. If the data comes back favorable
The second suggestion that would prevent such long delays would be to create a second manufacturing area. If Albatross Anchor were able to manufacture both products simultaneously, there would be no delay which would save time and money. Challenge two: The next recommendation would be to performance management. This also relates to time management explained above. When there is a delay in how efficient the company’s production can be, that will also diminish the performance of the manufacturing process.
Preventative maintenance also ensures that critical parts are replaced before they fail and consumable items, such as oil and lubricants, are changed regularly. Predictive Procedures Some companies use predictive maintenance to maintain their equipment. Predictive maintenance helps companies determine the condition of their equipment so that they can predict when maintenance should be performed. This method can be a considerable cost saving over preventive
SETTING SMART GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Why set Goals? Why should we take the time to set goals and objectives at all – after all everything changes so fast today that they are likely to be out of date before we get them finished? Things certainly change and it seems that change is getting faster rather than slower. However, that is a reason for planning rather than a reason for not planning. Humans manage better in change when we have a direction or goal that we can anchor back to from time to time.
Business Systems Analysis Petrie’s Electronics Case Study - Week: 6 1. Why don’t information systems projects work out as planned? What causes the differences between the plan and reality? * A systems information project may sometimes work outside of its intended plan due to a variety of reasons; notable ones are: * Money * Time * Maintenance Requests A developer’s goal is to create a system that meets criterion laid out by a business and/or to simply out perform its peers. In relation to money, the developer’s goal may be hindered due to the costs of his/her project exceeding the “spending cap.” In addition, time proves to be a factor when new findings mandate certain alterations for a code in progress.
• When the phases are completed for the managed application, you have implemented a deeper, more mature implementation of the identity management solution. • Operation and maintenance resources are not initially impacted as severely as with the bottom-up approach. Disadvantages • The organizational structure you establish might have to be changed in a later roll-out phase. • Because of the immediate changes to repository owners and the user population, the roll-out will have a higher impact earlier and require greater
This way the company can decrease the amount of shortages they undergo during production. Also the company could invest in a new and updated inventory control system that would properly reflect their current inventory, which could help them understand the demands they receive as well as if they have the proper amount of stock on hand to fulfill their orders. The possibly best solution for this company is to adopt a new inventory system that will help them understand there on hand inventories. With this solution it can also act as a forecaster that will help them understand their future orders more clearly. Upon this solution’s
Quality may be a constant in regards to demand, but is quality ever constant? Advertising costs should be fixed if budgeted correctly, but may need to be adjusted from time to time. Therefore, the limitation of this model would be that it is only be valid for one fixed point in time. It could be improved by accounting for fluctuations in these costs or by allowing the decision maker to adjust the independent variables as reported in the
Through this way, you will think of the do’s and don’ts so you would bear in mind. After that, you must also get advice from experienced personal and participate in time management course. It is important to improve your time management skills Finally, you need to reflect if any plans go wrong. A time management schedule is not permanent. You will have to adjust your activities as you take on new projects or if you get behind.