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Boeing's Strategic Initiative: Raw Material Supply Chain Risk Mitigation
This case details The Boeing Company’s raw material supply chain risks and explores appropriate strategies to mitigate them. Aluminum and titanium accounted for about 75% of the weight of a…
Publication Date: 04/05/2019 Product ID: 1-035-801
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Dell: Upcycling Ocean Plastics Through Supply Chain Innovation
This case focuses on Dell’s efforts to develop an open-source, scalable, and cost-effective supply chain capable of delivering ocean plastics waste to its production facilities, and potentially to those of…
Publication Date: 06/18/2018 Product ID: 7-949-121
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Fast-Tracking Friction Plate Validation Testing: BorgWarner Improves Efficiency with Machine Learning Methodology
This case describes the process BorgWarner Transmission Systems undertook when an increase in demand required that it create new production lines in another country. To minimize inventory costs, the company…
Publication Date: 09/05/2017 Product ID: 1-430-500
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A Note on the Toyota Production System
What is the Toyota Production System (TPS), and why do so many organizations study and put into practice the principles of the system?This note introduces business students to the TPS…
Publication Date: 09/24/2013 Product ID: 1-429-245
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EMMICO: How to Improve Inventory Turns
EMMICO has just acquired one of its suppliers and is rapidly shedding employees as it goes about trying to integrate the companies and the supplier’s legacy system. The organization has…
Publication Date: 08/15/2016 Product ID: 1-430-486
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Note on Project Management
Whether you are constructing a new building, installing a new computer, or introducing a new product to the market, you are using project management strategies to get from A to…
Publication Date: 07/02/2012 Product ID: 1-429-244
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Middletown General Hospital: Emergency Department Observation Unit Analysis
This case uses the example of a Hospital’s Emergency Department to introduce Little’s formula of I = RT, a fundamental law in operations management. Through a series of questions, the…
Publication Date: 09/16/2013 Product ID: 1-429-133
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Just Baked Inventory Management
What’s better than a Just Baked cupcake? Nothing really, especially when inventory decisions about the cupcakes are also so good that customers are satisfied, stores are profitable, and the company…
Publication Date: 01/25/2013 Product ID: 1-429-318
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Supplier Selection at Casturn Systems (A)
Miguel Haro, director of Control Systems in Casturn’s Transmission Division, had returned to his desk after witnessing an online reverse auction for O-rings. Although supplier training for the event had…
Publication Date: 04/19/2012 Product ID: 1-429-248
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Oz TV
This year, television service provider Oz TV’s financial figures are troubling, despite steady demand. Is operational performance hurting financial performance? Oz customers rent a set-top box when they buy their…
Publication Date: 04/12/2012 Product ID: 1-429-240
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