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(solved) Operations management : Burberry Case

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(solved) Operations management : Burberry Case

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION ..........................................................................................................................3LO1 .................................................................................................................................................31.1Importance of operation management....................................................................................31.2 Analyzing operation functions of Burberry..........................................................................31.3 Evaluating operation management of Burberry using process model...................................4LO 2.................................................................................................................................................52.1 Analyzing the importance of three Es’ for operation management of Burberry...................52.2 Assessing the impact of tension between cost minimization and quality maximization.......52.3 Evaluating significance of the five performance objectives that underpin operationmanagement ................................................................................................................................6LO3 .................................................................................................................................................63.1 Assessing contribution of linear programming in production processes...............................63.2 Evaluating critical path analysis and network planning........................................................73.3 Analyzing the need of operational planning and control ......................................................7LO 4.................................................................................................................................................84.1 Producing set of clearly defined operational outcome...........................................................84.2 Producing a network plan indicating critical path ................................................................84.3 Assessing use of quality management techniques in improving operation of organization .8CONCLUSION ...............................................................................................................................9REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................102
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ILLUSTRATION INDEXIllustration 1: Activity table...........................................................................................................11Illustration 2: Critical path ............................................................................................................11Illustration 3: Network diagram.....................................................................................................123
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INTRODUCTION Operation management refers to the process of converting inputs into desired output inaccordance with organizational objectives. It assists management to speed up in the flow ofproduction and create competitive edge of the business. Present report is based on Burberrywhich provides number of fashion products to buyers. The organization is situated in UK andoperate with inclusion of effective processes of operation management. Present report laysemphasis on importance of operation management in companies along with analysis of operationfunctions. Furthermore, critical path and network planning are evaluated. In addition to this, roleof quality management techniques has been assessed in improving operation of organization.LO1 1.1Importance of operation managementOperation management is the imperative aspect of business because it facilitates toreduce cost of production and manage waste material through which overall profitability can beenhanced. Similarly, with the help of operation management Burberry can attain its long as wellas short term objectives by meeting expectations of large number of buyers. It enablesmanagement to setting new outlet and expanding business as well as improving effectiveness andefficiency of business (Allen, Todd and Alting, 2009). It reflects that operation management isthe most effective way to integrate all business activities and create competitive edge of thebusiness in the marketplace. Furthermore, operation management serves role as strategicmanagement through which differentiation can be brought in the products and services. Not onlythis but operation management facilitates to bring perfection in workforce by the help ofimplementation of effective programs like training and development (Anh and Matsui, 2011).Similarly, organization perform activities of operation management so as to bring improvementin quality of products and services. It leads to increase number of buyers and create leadingposition of the same.1.2 Analyzing operation functions of BurberryThere are several functions of operation management in Burberry. These are explained asfollows-4
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