Compare and contrast the critical path method (CPM) and the program evaluation and review technique (PERT).

Nissan Motor Company Ltd.: Building OperationalResiliencyWilliam Schmidt, David Simchi-LeviOn March 11, 2011 a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, among the five most powerful on record, struck offthe coast of Japan. Tsunami waves in excess of 40 meters high traveled up to 10 kilometers inlandand three nuclear reactors at Fukushima Dai-ichi experienced Level 7 meltdowns. The impact of thiscombined disaster was devastating, with over 25,000 people dead, missing or injured.1 Governments,non-government agencies, corporations and individuals in Japan and around the world responded withrelief teams, supplies and donations to help ease the suffering and support the recovery.2 In truth, thedisaster was three calamities in one – an earthquake, a tsunami and a nuclear emergency. Recoveringfrom such a catastrophe was unprecedented.The event was not just a humanitarian crisis, but also a heavy blow to the Japanese economy: 125,000buildings were damaged and economic costs were expected to be ¥16.9 trillion.3 In the weeksfollowing the disaster, approximately 80% of Japanese automotive plants suspended production andMitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities estimated utilization at other plants were below 10%.

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QSO 300 Final Project Milestone One Guidelines and Rubric

Prompt: For the first milestone of your final project, you will submit a managing operations case study analysis that uses the tools and techniques that
operations managers use. This case study analysis will be incorporated into the final summative analysis. This milestone is due in Module Two.

Refer to the Nissan case study, your own independent research, and the course materials to complete this milestone. Specifically, the following critical elements
must be addressed:

I. Generating Value
A. Evaluate how the company in the case study uses operations management functions to provide products and generate value for its customers.
Support your claims with examples from the case study or outside sources.
B. Assess how this company achieves a competitive advantage using operations management. Provide examples found in the case study or outside
sources to support your reasoning.
C. Compare and contrast service operations and manufacturing operations at the company in the case study. How are they the same? How do they
differ? How does each of these operations provide value for their customers?

II. Theories and Techniques
A. Compare and contrast the critical path method (CPM) and the program evaluation and review technique (PERT). What types of projects at this
company would favor PERT over CPM? Why? What types of projects at this company would favor CPM over PERT? Why?
B. Explain the steps used to develop a forecasting system. How would these steps be specifically utilized by this company? What do you predict
would be the result of implementing a forecasting system for the top-selling product line at this company?
C. List the major categories of supply chain risk and associated risk reduction tactics. How could the company mitigate exposure to supply chain
disruptions caused by natural disasters? For example, consider the 2011 earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan. …

Distinguish the difference between personal and business ethics in organisation Mapping.

PFATask: Choose a recent news/media article that has been published within the last 3 months that concerns a business ethics issue/s within Australia only and answer the following questions using an essay style format: Instructions: 1. Introduction and conclusion • Your introduction should be a short summary of the article and your plan for answering the questions. • Your conclusion should be a concise statement that is consistent with your introduction 2. The outline and summary should show that you understand issues raised from an ethical Perspective Outline/summary of arguments demonstrates clear understanding of relevance to ethics not just personal ethics and legal ramifications (if applicable) 3. Demonstrate own decision making/judgement processes in relation to the ethical issue demonstrating of how individual ethical judgements are made and how they may vary. 4. Provide an outline of relevant ethical moral philosophies demonstrates an understanding of the ethical moral philosophies discussed in class and can apply philosophy to actions/consequences. 5. A minimum of 10 reference lists from reputable sources are required. For example, journal article, business magazines and textbook. 6. Attached a copy of your selected article as an appendix of your essay. Use of academic writing and referencing including attention to spelling, grammar and punctuation. Adherence to the Harvard style guide as listed in the Holmes academic course guide must be used (both in text and reference list)

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HOLMES INSTITUTE

FACULTY OF
HIGHER EDUCATION

Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines

Trimester T2 2019
Unit Code HC2121
Unit Title Comparative Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
Assessment Type Individual
Assessment Title Individual Essay
Purpose of the Students able to:
assessment (with ULO
1. Distinguish the difference between personal and business ethics in organisation
Mapping)
2. Ability to identify stakeholders role in business ethics, define social responsibility,
explore the role of corporate governance in structuring ethics and social responsibility
in business
3. Compare and contrast diverse approaches to ethical decision making
Weight 15 % of the total assessments
Total Marks Assessment will be marked out 50, then it will be converted to 15%
Word limit Not more than 1,500 words
st
Due Date Week 6 – Regular Mode;
th
– Block mode (week 1- Week 5 + 12)
th
– Block mode (Week 6- Week 11)
Submission • All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed
Guidelines
Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm
margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page
numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately
at the end in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.

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Assignment 1 Specifications
Task:
Choose a recent news/media article that has been published within the last 3 months that concerns a
business ethics issue/s within Australia only and answer the following questions using an essay style
format:

Instructions:
1. Introduction and conclusion
• Your introduction should be a short summary of the article…

Assess risks associated with operational plans.

> [MB1] Develop and evaluate operational plans for own area of responsibility 1.1 Identify operational objectives within own area of responsibility 1.2 Analyse objectives of own area of responsibility in relation to those of own organisation 2.1 Assess risks associated with operational plans and include contingency arrangements 2.2 Identify support from relevant stakeholders This is for an NVQ 5 in Health and Social care. I work as a Manager of a residential home

Discuss the key causes of staff demotivation and suggest the strategies that can be applied to improve motivation.

Topic to be discussedChapter 1 – Organisational behaviourand opportunityDiscuss the most dominant competitive challenges orchanges facing the organisation you have selected.Chapter 2 – Challenges for managers Describe the strategies that can be applied to promoteethical behaviour.Chapter 3 – Personality, perceptionand attributionIdentify the different personalities in the organisation andexplain the strategies that managers can apply toeffectively manage the identified personalities.Chapter 4 – Attitudes, emotions andethicsExplain the strategies that can be implemented to create orimprove Organisational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB).Chapter 5 – Motivation at work Discuss the key causes of staff demotivation and suggestany three strategies that can be applied to improvemotivation.Chapter 6 – Learning andperformance managementWhat challenges are managers likely to encounter duringthe process of assessing employee performance?Chapter 7 – Stress and wellbeing atworkDiscuss the sources of stress for employees in yourselected organisation. explain any four strategies thatmanagement can implement to minimise stress levels.Chapter 8 – Communication Explain the communication barriers and any strategies thathave been put in place to minimise the impact of thebarriers.Chapter 9 – Work teams and groups Describe the challenges that teams in the work place arelikely to face and suggest any five solutions to these

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Unit BUS1007 Organisational Behaviour

Presentation
Assessment Type
Assessment 2
Number
Assessment Group presentation
15%
Weighting

Unit Learning Outcomes Graduate Attributes Assessed
Alignment with
ULO 3: Discuss organisational behaviour GA 1: Communication
Unit and Course
through multiple frames of analysis. GA 2: Collaboration
GA 4: Critical Thinking
GA 6: Flexibility
Week 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10
Due Date/Time
In class during scheduled workshop time

This assessment is a group assessment. Students will form groups and work together to
Assessment
prepare and make a presentation in class. Groups will be allocated a topic that will be
Description presented in a specific week. The topics are drawn from the prescribed textbook for this
course unit. Students will be required to apply the topic to an organisation of their choice.
To enhance the understanding and discussion of OB concepts, each group will be required
to hand out a brief on the topic being presented. This brief will be discussed after the
presentation.
The list of topics is presented in the table below:

Chapter Topic to be discussed
Chapter 1 – Organisational behaviour Discuss the most dominant competitive challenges or
and opportunity changes facing the organisation you have selected.
Chapter 2 – Challenges for managers Describe the strategies that can be applied to promote
ethical behaviour.
Chapter 3 – Personality, perception Identify the different personalities in the organisation and
and attribution explain the strategies that managers can apply to
effectively manage the identified personalities.
Chapter 4 – Attitudes, emotions and Explain the strategies that can be implemented to create or
ethics improve Organisational Citizenship Behaviour (OCB).
Chapter 5 – Motivation at work Discuss the key causes of staff demotivation and suggest
any three strategies that can be applied to improve
motivation.
Chapter 6 – Learning and What…

Identify and discuss key environmental problems and strategies that can be implemented by government to minimise or eliminate the environmental problems.

Assessment 3Assessment Type: Individual Essay 1,500 (+/- 10%).Purpose: This assessment allows students to plan, research and analyses a specific topic related to an ethical challenge; to draw conclusions as to the implications for various stakeholder groups; and to communicate the findings in a professional manner as an individual report. This assessment contributes to learning outcomes a, b, c and d.Topic: Analysis of major environmental problems and strategies to minimise or eliminate them. Value: 20% Due Date: Week 9, 11:30 pm, FridayHow to submit: Individual Report: Soft copy — Word .doc or .docx uploaded to Moodie & Turnitin. Do not submit PDF documents or documents in other non-word formats a topic to be researched.Task details of the assessment: The individual assessment entails the analysis of environmental problems in the home country of the student. Students will be required to identify and discuss any five (5) key environmental problems and five (5) strategies that can be implemented by government to minimise or eliminate the environmental problems.Students will have to do research to support the discussion, recommendations and conclusion with suitable and relevant references. A minimum of 8 peer-reviewed academic journal articles. Journals with a focus on business ethics and sustainability are highly recommended and can be accessed via the journal databases provided by the KOI library. . References that are unacceptable include: online encyclopedia such as Wikipedia, general websites, blogs, newspapers and magazines. Please check with your tutor or the librarian if unsure about the validity of sources identified. Students seeking a higher grade should support present a higher number of references to support the discussion, recommendations and conclusion. The essay should be written in formal academic narrative style. Referencing should be appropriately done. The Harvard Anglia type is preferred and bullet points or casual language should not be used. The report should follow the following format:o Cover page o Table of contents o Introduction o Sections and sub-sections discussing forms of corruption o Sections and sub-sections discussing strategies to minimise corruption o Conclusion o List of references o Appendices (if any)The following specifics should be applied to the essay format: o Paper size — A4 o Font — Arial, 12 point o Line spacing — 1.5 o Margins — 2.5 cm top, bottom, left and rightThe. fallnwinn ern nninte In nntn ehnnt this neeneemant•

Discuss the relationship between Australia’s and New Zealand’s real GDP per capita (PPP) growth rates.

Topic: Evaluation of macroeconomic performance of Australia.Task details: Students will complete a research-based analysis and evaluation of the macroeconomic performance of Australia and New Zealand for the period 1990 to 2015. The response needs to be developed into a professionally presented report of 2500 words. Students will follow the following procedure:(1) Obtain data on key macroeconomic indicators: real GDP, Real GDP (PPP), inflation rate, foreign direct investment (FDI) and exports and imports.(2) Graph and discuss the relationship between Australia’s and New Zealand’s real GDP per capita (PPP) growth rates. In particular, according to the data:(3)i. Which country’s real GDP per capita is a more stable? ii. Which country recovered faster from the GFC in 2008? iii. Which country has a stronger purchasing power (PPP)?Discuss the relationship between of Australia’s FDI growth and Real GDP (PPP) growth; Australia’s FDI growth and net exports growth (i.e., % (exports – imports); Australia’s FDI growth and exchange rate growth; and Australia’s FDI growth and inflation rate. Illustrate your discussion with summary statistics and pairwise graphs.(4) Conduct a multiple regression analysis (in log-linear form) of FDI growth on Real GDP (PPP) growth exchange rate growth; net exports growth and inflation rate. Discuss the impact of each variable on FDI growth.(5)Discuss the policy implications of your results from (3) — (4) above.

Write a program to read a 6-digit password from the sensor board keypad and validate it.

Ql.(100marks) (a) Write a program to read a 6-digit password from the sensor board keypad and validate it. Should display a welcome or error message on LCD depending on the password entered. (Every student must provide the correct 6-digit password to test. If not provided, it will be considered as a non-working program)(50/100 marks)(b) Write a program to measure the distance from the on board ultrasonic sensor(of the sensor and actuator board) to an obstacle in front of it and display the distance in centimetres on your computer display every time when you press 52 on PIC development board. (hint: you need to connect PlC boonl and your loptop using the USB to RS232 coble) (50/100 marks)

Explain how statistical techniques can solve business problems.

Purpose:This assignment aims at Understand various qualitative and quantitative research methodologies andtechniques, and other general purposes are:1. Explain how statistical techniques can solve business problems2. Identify and evaluate valid statistical techniques in a given scenario to solve business problems3. Explain and justify the results of a statistical analysis in the context of critical reasoning for a businessproblem solving4. Apply statistical knowledge to summarize data graphically and statistically, either manually or via acomputer package5. Justify and interpret statistical/analytical scenarios that best fits business solution

Outline the basic principles of programming.

Assignment 1 – Scarf BoxOverviewFor this individual assignment, you will use skills acquired through practical laboratory exercises toautomate a business process, and to visualize the impact of the automation.You should use Microsoft Excel (or equivalent open-source software) for this assessment task.Important: This assignment specification is generated just for you. Do not distribute this specification. Ifyour personal specification is made publicly available online, academic misconduct charges may be applied.Timelines and ExpectationsPercentage value of task: 20%Due: Refer to Course DescriptionLearning Outcomes AssessedThe following course learning outcomes are assessed by completing this assessment:A1. Prepare a basic solution to a business problem;A2. Select appropriate IT solutions for business functions;A3. Apply business information software for data visualization and analysis purposes.S1. Write basic programming logic;S3. Interpret and construct representations of business data flow and processes;K8. Outline the basic principles of programming.Assessment Details

Write a program that will simulate sine and cosine wave signals showing clearly how you may manipulate phase, amplitude and frequency in each case.

Write a program that will simulate sine and cosine wave signals showing clearly how you may manipulate phase, amplitude and frequency in each case. Your journal entry should be at least one page long and should explain your code line by line, explain things you’ve tried in your code, things that went wrong and how you overcame them.