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Embry MGMT420 Module 1.3 Discussion latest

1.3 – Discussion: Competitive Advantage

Watch

Boeing CEO Jim Albaugh Interview at Paris Airshow

(YouTube: 3:39)

Discuss

Men in suits racing across finish line

In his interview at the 2011 Paris airshow, Mr. Albaugh alluded to Boeing’s competitive environment. In your discussion posting, please respond to the following questions:

Why must companies understand their customers’ requirements?

How do manufacturers like Boeing and Airbus, or companies in other industries, create a competitive advantage? Include an example in your response.

Requirements

Comment on at least two posts by the end of this module week.

Refer to Discussion Requirements and the rubric for detailed requirements.

Please read these instructions for information on accessing the discussion rubric. (Links to an external site.)

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 2.2 Discussion latest

2.2 – Discussion: Performance Measurement (Work Measurement)

Discuss

Performance measurement (work measurement) is the act of quantifying important performance measures in the categories of financial, marketing, quality, and time. Research the performance measures in an aeronautical production or service company of your choice. Discuss the importance of this performance measurement to your selected company and the aeronautical industry.

Requirements

Comment on at least two postsby the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 3.2 Discussion latest

3.2 – Discussion: Airline Service Delivery

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How do the service delivery requirements of a passenger airline provider differ from the service delivery requirements of a cargo airline service?

Requirements

Comment on at least two postsby the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 4.2 Discussion latest

 

4.2 – Discussion: Supply Chain Management

Watch

What is Supply Chain Management? (ASU-WPC-SCM)

(YouTube: 3:39)

Discuss

After reviewing the video, please do a comparative analysis of what you learned in the textbook reading assignment and video. Describe the pros and cons of the supply chain management process.

Requirements

Comment on at least two postsby the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 5.2 Discussion latest

5.2 – Discussion: Demand and Capacity

Watch

“Two of the Nation’s Biggest Airlines Challenged by Capacity Growth Exceeding Demand”

(YouTube1:31)

Discuss

Demand vs Capacity

Please provide a comparison between Delta and American Airlines regarding concerns of capacity growth exceeding demand.

Requirements

Comment on at least two posts by the end of this module week.

Refer to Discussion Requirements and the rubric for detailed requirements.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 6.2 Discussion latest

6.2 – Discussion: Lean Inventory Management

Watch

Resource from Inventory Management Best Practices webcast 2012

(YouTube 61:42)

Discuss

Lean Inventory Management

After watching the Inventory Management Best Practices webcast, why do you think lean inventory management can decrease transportation, capital expenses, and inventory storage?

Requirements

Comment on at least two posts by the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 7.2 Discussion latest 2016 November

7.2 – Discussion: Six Sigma

Discuss

What is Six Sigma and why is it important to businesses?

Is Six Sigma a replacement for ISO 9000 Quality Management System?

Do you think that Six Sigma is always the most cost-effective approach for all processes? Why or why not?

Requirements

Comment on at least two postsby the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 8.2 Discussion latest 2016 November

8.2 – Discussion: Cost Factors

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What do you think are the cost factors to consider when implementing a lean process improvement? What types of products or services produce the greatest cost savings for an increase in the level of cost of more stringent defect process constraints such as Six Sigma (about 4 defects per million)?

Requirements

Comment on at least two postsby the end of this module week.

 

 

Embry MGMT420 Module 9.2 Discussion latest 2016 November

9.2 – Discussion: Product Costs and Period Costs

Watch

Product Costs and Period Costs

(YouTube: 14:55)

Operational managers must understand the types of costs. This video provides excellent information on the product costs and period costs.

Discuss

Graphing Cost

In project management, you will also need to have a knowledge of the different types of costs especially when you are required to build a cost proposal for a specific project.

Please pick either product costs or period costs and explain how you would classify the specific cost elements and provide examples to support your position.

Requirements

Comment on at least two posts by the end of this module week.

Refer to Discussion Requirements and the rubric for detailed requirements.

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