Write a brief report that outlines the reasons both internal and external for Burgmaster demise, and whether operations management played a significant role in the demise. The new president has identified many problem areas—one of which is improper inventory control. He has retained you as a consultant to make specific recommendation concerning a revised inventory control system.
The workbooks include a total of 65 templates - see the list of templates.
Most of the templates include both the "standard" version of the template and a "basic" version which is provided as a starting point for students wanting to build their own spreadsheet solutions.
See instructions below for using both standard and basic templates. Tutorials The text web site contains eight screen-cam tutorials which demonstrate the use of these templates - see the list of tutorials. The tutorials are video files with audio and can be played on a media player.
Also there are three volume controls, one on the media player, one in your computer settings, and a volume knob on your speakers. Software Requirements The An american tragedy and burgmaster are programmed to be fully functional in Excel andthe templates can also be saved in a format to be used with earlier versions of Excel by using File Sale As and selecting an Excel worksheet.
Display Resolution These templates were created for a display resolution setting of x pixels but can be used with other settings. Macros and Setting Macro Security Most of the templates include buttons and spinner controls which are programmed with macro instructions, these buttons and controls are described below.
To allow the macro instructions to be run you must first set the macro security in Excel and then you must enable macros whenever a template file is opened.
The procedure to set macro security in Excel Select File menu extreme upper left-hand corner of screen Select Options bottom left panel of dialog box Select Trust Center bottom left panel of dialog box Select Trust Center Settings Contents of the Template Workbooks A template workbook is made up of worksheets or pageseach worksheet has a name which appears on the tab at the bottom of the Excel screen.
The first worksheet is the table of contents followed by the templates, each on a separate worksheet. The instructor template workbooks contain the examples and solved problems as separate "live" templates and the chapter-end problems are included as copies of the templates.
You can move from one worksheet to another either by clicking on a worksheet tab at the bottom of the Excel screen or by clicking on a hyperlink like the one to the left, this hyperlink will take you back to the top of this section. Basic Templates Most of the individual templates contain both the "standard" version of the template at he top of the worksheet and the "basic" version below it.
There are hyperlinks to move back and forth between the standard and basic versions. The basic templates are simpler and do not have any cell protection, absolute addressing, programmed controls, and are not as "general purpose" in solving problems as the standard version of the template.
Rather, the basic templates show all formulas and calculations and are intended to be a starting point for students wanting to build their own spreadsheet solutions. The basic templates can be copied with the entire worksheet as described below or copied separately by selecting just the basic template, copying it, and pasting it in a blank worksheet.
Note that the basic templates do not contain absolute addressing to facilitate this copying, but in some cases you may want to use absolute addressing as you expand on it. Also note that if you select and copy a basic template with a graph, it will be necessary to correct the range references for the graph to refer to the ranges in the worksheet you are pasting it into.
Entering Data Enter data only in cells which are shaded cells. You can enter formulas and cell references with an equal sign e. Pasting Data into a Template When you copy data from another worksheet and paste that data into the input i. Deleting Data Many of the templates have a clear button which will enable you to delete all input data from the shaded cells.
For templates without a clear button or to delete selected data from shaded cells, select the cell s and press delete, do not enter a space or zero because many templates will distinguish between a blank cell and a cell containing the space character or zero.
Programmed Buttons Programmed buttons will allow you to clear the data from a template or to solve the current problem entered in a template - just click on it to press it.
Spinner buttons allow convenient incrementing of certain parameters and may appear without a variable increment or with a variable increment. Pressing the spinner button will increment or decrement the parameter either by a fixed amount or by a variable amount e.
You must enter your desired value for a variable increment. You may also enter data into the parameter directly without using the spinner button. After pressing a programmed button, you may have to select any cell in the worksheet to re-activate the worksheet.
Notes Some of the templates have notes for using the template.An American Tragedy: How a Good Company Died This case study tells us the story of Burgmaster Corp which is a machine tool maker company. Burgmaster was a thriving enterprise by , when annual sales amounted to about $8 million.
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AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY: HOW A GOOD COMPANY DIED Case Study (Chapter 2) 1. Write a brief report that outlines the reasons (both internal and external) for Burgmaster’s demise, and whether operations management played a significant role in the demise. Nest Aldrin M. Delgado Operations Management BSBM OM An American Tragedy: How a Good Company Died The external reasons for Burgmaster’s demise: The Government policies: tax laws and macroeconomics policies that encourage LBOs and speculation instead of productive investment.
Pentagon procurement policies for favoring exotic, custom machines over standard, low cost models%(7). 3 Executive Summary Burgmaster is an American Corporation.
It is a tool making company. It was flourished in when its sales reached almost $8 million. The business was conglomerate with Houdaille Industries Inc. Later the business has to face some crises due to relevant internal and external factors.
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