MGT 455 Grand Canyon All Week Assignments Package

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MGT 455 Grand Canyon All Week Assignments Package

Week 1 Problems

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Complete problems 1.1, 1.9, and 1.13 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Week 2 Problems

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Complete problems 3.11 and 3.17 (parts c, d, e, and f) in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Week 3 Problems

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Complete problems 4.1, 4.3, 4.5, 4.25, and 4.27 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Week 4 Problems

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Complete problems 6.12, S6.11, S6.20, S6.23, S6.27, and S6.35 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Week 5 Problems

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Complete problems 7.5, 7.7, and 7.11 in the textbook.

Complete supplement problems S7.3, S7.5, S7.7, S7.11, S7.15, and S7.28 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

MGT 455 Grand Canyon Week 6 Assignment

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Complete problems 9.11, 9.13, and 9.15 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

9.11 Stanford Rosenberg Computing wants to establish an assembly line for producing a new product, the Personal Digital Assistant (PDA).

The tasks, task times, and immediate predecessors for the tasks are as follows:

TASK TIME (sec)

IMMEDIATE

PREDECESSORS

A 12 —

B 15 A

C 8 A

D 5 B, C

E 20 D

Rosenberg’s goal is to produce 180 PDAs per hour.

  1. a) What is the cycle time?
  2. b) What is the theoretical minimum for the number of workstations that Rosenberg can achieve in this assembly line?
  3. c) Can the theoretical minimum actually be reached when workstations are assigned?

 

9.13 Sue Helms Appliances wants to establish an assembly line to manufacture its new product, the Micro Popcorn Popper. The goal is to produce five poppers per hour.

The tasks, task times, and immediate predecessors for producing one Micro Popcorn Popper are as follows:

TASK

TIME

(min)

IMMEDIATE

PREDECESSORS

A 10 —

B 12 A

C 8 A, B

D 6 B, C

E 6 C

F 6 D, E

  1. a) What is the theoretical minimum for the smallest number of workstations that Helms can achieve in this assembly line?
  2. b) Graph the assembly line and assign workers to workstations. Can you assign them with the theoretical minimum?
  3. c) What is the efficiency of your assignment?

 

9.15 The following table details the tasks required for Indiana-based Frank Pianki Industries to manufacture a fully portable industrial vacuum cleaner. The times in the table are in minutes. Demand forecasts indicate a need to operate with a cycle time of 10 minutes.

ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION

IMMEDIATE

PREDECESSORS TIME

A Attach wheels to tub — 5

B Attach motor to lid — 1.5

C Attach battery pack B 3

D Attach safety cutoff C 4

E Attach filters B 3

F Attach lid to tub A, E 2

G Assemble attachments — 3

H Function test D, F, G 3.5

I Final inspection H 2

J Packing I 2

  1. a) Draw the appropriate precedence diagram for this production line.
  2. b) Assign tasks to workstations and determine how much idle time is present each cycle.
  3. c) Discuss how this balance could be improved to 100%.
  4. d) What is the theoretical minimum number of workstations

 

 

 

 

Details:

Complete Problems 10.25, 10.29, E.3, E.5, and E.6 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

 

10.25 Peter Rourke, a loan processor at Wentworth Bank, has been timed performing four work elements, with the results shown in the following table. The allowances for tasks such as this are personal, 7%; fatigue, 10%; and delay, 3%.

TASK

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE

RATING (%)

OBSERVATIONS (MINUTES)

1 2 3 4 5

1 110 .5 .4 .6 .4 .4

2 95 .6 .8 .7 .6 .7

3 90 .6 .4 .7 .5 .5

4 85 1.5 1.8 2.0 1.7 1.5

  1. a) What is the normal time?
  2. b) What is the standard time?

 

10.29. The Dubuque Cement Company packs 80-pound bags of concrete mix. Time-study data for the filling activity are shown in the following table. Because of the high physical demands of the job, the company’s policy is a 23% allowance for workers.

  1. a) Compute the standard time for the bag-packing task.
  2. b) How many observations are necessary for 99% confidence, within {5% accuracy?

ELEMENT

OBSERVATIONS (SECONDS) PERFORMANCE

1 2 3 4 5 RATING (%)

Grasp and place bag 8 9 8 11 7 110

Fill bag 36 41 39 35 112a 85

Seal bag 15 17 13 20 18 105

Place bag on conveyor 8 6 9 30b 35b 90

(A) Bag breaks open; included as delay in the allowance factor.

(B) Conveyor jams; included as delay in the allowance factor

Week 7 Problems

Details:

Complete problems 11.5, S11.4, S11.9, S11.15, 12.1, 12.4, 12.13, and 12.17 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

MGT 455 Grand Canyon Week 7 Assignment

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For this assignment, you will discuss how Christian principles can be applied to an operations management dilemma:

Select one of the ethical dilemmas below from the text:

Managing Quality (Chapter 6) (page 227)

Process Strategy (Chapter 7) (page 291)A

Layout Strategy (Chapter 9) (page 379)

Supply Chain Management (Chapter 11) (page 453)

Inventory Management (Chapter 12) (page 502)

Briefly summarize the issue. Note that only a small portion of your paper’s content should be devoted to summarizing the issue.

Respond to the following question(s) in the text:

How can this issue be addressed from a Christian worldview? In other words, what guidance from a Biblical perspective could be applied to understand and possibly resolve the dilemma? The following GCU websites may be helpful: Doctrinal Statement (http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Doctrinal-Statement.php) and Mission and Vision (http://www.gcu.edu/About-Us/Mission-and-Vision.php.)

In addition to addressing the questions, the student may also optionally frame the issue using ethical theories (Utilitarianism, Kantian ethics, Distributive Justice, Virtue ethics and Covenantal ethics). Note however that the questions provided must be addressed.

Use external citations. Your paper should have at least six external citations (in additional to any Biblical citations) to help frame the issue. No Wikipedia citations are allowed.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

 

Format: use Times New Roman (font size: 12) with 1-inch margins.

 

Submittal

Submit your file in a Microsoft Word document. Ensure that your last name is in your file name.

This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submited to Turnitin.

Week 8 Problems

Details:

Complete problems B.1, B.5, B.7, B.11, and B.21 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Details:

Complete problems 14.8 and 14.9 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

Details:

Complete problems D.1, D.3, D.6, and D.8 in the textbook.

Submit one Excel file. Put each problem result on a separate sheet in your file.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin, unless otherwise directed by your instructor. If so directed, refer to the Student Success Center for directions. Only Word documents can be submitted to Turnitin.

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