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Ignou MBA MS-53: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT - Assignment Solved
Ignou MBA MS-53: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT - Assignment Solved

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Management Programme
ASSIGNMENTFIRST SEMESTER 2011
MS-53: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
School of Management StudiesINDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITYMAIDAN GARHI, NEW DELHI – 110 0
68ASSIGNMENT
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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-opportunity to determine the business opportunities/ threatsto business.-opportunity to develop strategic plans for the company.-opportunity to develop long term/short term plans.-opportunity to develop a vision for the organization.-opportunity to develop a mission statement for the organization.-opportunity to develop business objectives for the organization.-opportunity to develop business strategies for the organization.-opportunity to develop the action/ implementation planningguidelines, which provides the platform for*helps to set up and develop organization and staffing.*helps to set direction for the organization approach.*helps to select the right leadership*helps to select / set the most appropriate control.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------MAKING INFORMATION AVAILABLEThe availability of information is fundamental to the decision makingprocess. Decisions are made within the organization at-STRATEGIC [ LONG TERM ---2 TO 5 YEARS]-OPERATIONAL [ 1 TO 2 YEARS]-PROGRAMMES [ 12 MONTHS]-ACTIVITY LEVEL.[ CURRENT]The information needs and decision making activities of thevarious levels of managementSENIOR MANAGEMENTStrategic business direction-information for strategically positioning the organization-competitive analysis and performance evaluation,-strategic planning and policy,-external factors that influence the directionetcMID LEVEL MANAGEMENTOrganizational and operational functions-information for coordination of work units-information for delivery programmes-evaluation of resources usage-budget control-problem solving-operational planningetcMID LEVEL MANAGEMENTProgramme management within units-information for implementing programmes-information for managing programmes-management of resources usage-project scheduling-problem solving-operational planningetc
 
LINE MANAGEMENTActivity management-information for routine decision making-information for problem solving-information for service deliveryetc.MANAGEMENT SUPPORT SYSTEMSThe management oriented support systems provide supportto various levels of management.Executive Information Systems allow executives to see where aproblem or opportunity exists.Decision Support Systems are used by mid-level managementto support the solution of problems that require judgementby the problem solver.Line Managers use Management Reporting Systems forroutine operational information.FUNCTIONAL INFORMATION SYSTEMSThese include-Accounting Information Systems-Marketing Information Systems-Enterprise Information Systems-Decision Support Information Systems-Executive Information Systems-Quality Management Information Systems-Manufacturing Information Systems-Financial Information Systems-Human resource Information Systems#################################################
Q2. Explain the relationship between lay out decisions, capacity decision and scheduling.
ALL THE 3 FACTORS ARE INTERLINKED.ANY CHANGE IN ONE AFFECTS THE OTHER TWO.10 OM Strategy Decisions: --DECISION AREAS•Design of Goods & Services-- service & product design•Managing Quality--quality management•Process Strategy---process & capacity design•Location Strategies---location•Layout Strategies ---layout design•Human Resources ---human resources & job desig•Supply Chain Management ---supply chain management•Inventory Management ---inventory, MRP, and J-I-T•Scheduling--- intermediate, short-term, and project scheduling•Maintenance---maintenanceScope of Operations ManagementSYSTEM DESIGN–involves decisions

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