answer the following questions completely.

Week 4: Homework Assignment

  • After reading the chapters, answer the following questions completely.
  • Please label the chapter and number for each of your answers.
  • This is very important so that I understand which questions you are responding to.

***Also, be sure to SHOW ALL WORK for each problem.

Chapter 13

Discussion Question #3: Define aggregate planning.
Discussion Question #5: List the strategic objectives of aggregate planning. Which one of these is most often addressed by the quantitative techniques or aggregate planning? Which one of these is generally most important?

Chapter 14

Discussion Question #12: Identify five specific requirements of an effective MRP system?
Discussion Question #13: What are the typical benefits of ERP?

Chapter 15

Discussion Question #4: Name five priority sequencing rules. Explain how each works to assign jobs.
Discussion Question #12: What are the advantages to finite capacity scheduling?
Problem #15.4 on page 620

Chapter 16

Discussion Question #2: What is JIT?
Discussion Question #3: What is TPS?
Discussion Question #8: What are the characteristics of supplier partnerships with respect to suppliers?


This assignment must be submitted by Sunday 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.
To submit click on the Week 4 Assignment link (ABOVE).

Homework Assignment Grading Criteria:

Thoroughly answered all of the questions: 60 points possible

References to course material: 20 points possible

Spelling/Grammar at the college level: 20 points possible

Total: 100 points

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