Discussions BUS307


1)   From the end of Chapter 14, complete Discussion Question 3: What are the main advantages of using a network-based approach to project management rather than a Gantt chart? Under what circumstances might a Gantt chart be preferable to a network-based approach?



2)    From the end of Chapter 6, consider the two capacity options for Arktec manufacturing from Problem 2 and the three possible demand scenarios from Problem 4, then complete Problem 5. First, draw the decision tree for Arktec Manufacturing. When drawing your tree, assume that managers must select a capacity option before they know what the demand level will actually be. Then, calculate the expected value for each decision branch. Which option would you prefer and why?


Here is the required text that is needed:

Bozarth, C.C. and Handfield, R.B. (2012). Introduction to operations and supply chain management (3rd ed.). Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall. ISBN: 9780132747325


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