ASSIGNMENTFIRST SEMESTER 2011
MS-53: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
School of Management StudiesINDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITYMAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI – 110 0
Course Code : MS - 53Course Title : Production/Operations ManagementAssignment Code : MS-53/SEM - I /2011Coverage : All BlocksNote:
Answer all the questions and send them to the Coordinator of the Study Centre you are attached with.Q1. Discuss how time horizon of forecast is related to level of decision. Give examples.Q2. Explain the relationship between lay out decisions, capacity decision and scheduling.Q3. Evaluate the need of information system for planning, organizing and controlling in operations management.Q4. What is aggregate planning and its methods? Explain the assumptions for LDR model.Q5. Distinguish between independent and dependent demand. Explain Pull and Push system.Q6. What are the objectives of total productive maintenance? What are the six big losses and how these can be eliminated?
Q1. Discuss how time horizon of forecast is related to level of decision. Give examples.
BUSINESS DECISIONS ARE MADE ON THE BASISOF THE STRATEGIC BASIS.The STRATEGIC DATA BASE is THE SEED thatFUNCTIONALLY, provides-opportunity to determine the environmental impact on theorganization / business.-opportunity to assess the organization's strengths/ weaknesses.
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