Assignment Question(s):

1) Describe the nature of operations management in the following organizations. In doing this, first describe the operation process of the production system. Second, identify operations decisions.

(word count maximum:500)

· A paper manufacturing

· An internal design office

2) Suppose that a firm is considering moving from a batch process to an assembly-line process to better meet evolving market needs. What concerns might the following functions have about this proposed process change: marketing, finance, human resources, accounting, and information systems? (word count maximum: 150)

3) Take a tour of the Soap Factory and describe the process used?

(word count maximum: 100)