operations management ( discussion A)

operations management ( discussion A)

iscussion A: Family Owned Business and Strategic Planning
Background Information
Welcome to the first discussion. In this course you will be introduced to a topic in the discussion. The first week of the module you will write about your initial thoughts after reviewing the resources. The initial post should be at least 300 words.

During the following week you will reply to at least two of your classmates. The replies should be at least 100 words. See the discussion rubric for more details on grading.

Discussions should always be completed prior to “class.” If you are in an online class or an on ground course this is prior to the lesson portion of the week. Are you ready to begin?

Watch Ted Talk: Hidden World of Box Packing
Review the Amazon Robotics website
Read the Nielsen eCommerce Report
If you were to manufacture a product where would you have the factory?
Would you use technology like Amazon’s robotics?
What are the benefits of using robots?
What is negative about using robots?




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Amazon Robotics
If you were to manufacture a product where would you have the factory? Choosing the locality of a manufacturing company is normally based on individual preferences, the type of product to be manufactured, budget and the facilities proximity to the factory. Because of globalization of American base factories in the last decades its always easy finding a company in the US that can manufacture the type of product you want (Francis, 2015).Choosing of the locality of a manufacturing factory also involve consideration of consumer habits and their purchase power.

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