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  • Sonic Operations As Store Managers
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    Sonic Corporation INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND INFORMATION In 1953 Sonic Corporation was founded by Tony Smith in Shawnee, Oklahoma under a different name of the Top Hat. Tony Smith started the company as a drive-in restaurant featuring hot dogs, hamburgers, and french-fried onion rings. In the mid-50's Smith was asked by Charles Papp e for assistance in establishing a similar restaurant in a rural town also located in Oklahoma. This was the beginning of a partnership between the two men. CURRENT INF...
  • Bofa Asset Management Employees
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    Operations management focuses on managing the processes of producing and distributing products and services. Operations activities often include product creation, development, production and distribution. It deals with all operations within the organization. Related activities include managing purchases, inventory control, quality control, storage, logistics and evaluations. The nature of how operations management is carried out in an organization depends very much on the nature of products or s...
  • User Interface For File Management Routines
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    1. Briefly, what is an operating system? An operating system serves as a hardware / software interface, acts as a repository for common, shared routines and defines a platform for constructing and executing application software. 2. An operating system presents an application programmer with a relatively "friendly" hardware / software interface. What does this mean? Why is it important? The user interface, sometimes called the shell, provides a mechanism for the user and application programs to c...
  • Part Of Bhp's Operational Plan
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    BHP Revitalizes Its Global Management Summary of the article by David Forman 'BHP REVITALIZES ITS GLOBAL MANAGEMENT,' Business Review Weekly, April 17 1995, page 24-26. BHP is setting up the required management to handle a rapid global expansion. They have done this by appointing a network of regional corporate representatives and a corporate general manager, international. Representing BHP across the world, these managers will facilitate new developments, and assist global expansion. This overs...
  • Goal Of A Plant Manager
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    The Goal, by Eliyahu M. Goldratt examines the life of an American plant manger in his quest to find out what exactly the goal of a plant manager is and how to go goal. Along the way towards realizing the goal, the plant manager is forced define and understand the theory of constraints. It is important to understand the theory of constraints for the manager to be able to identify what restrictions are being various operations and to know how to reverse their affects. In this particular the manage...
  • Final Report Of The Iran Contra Affair
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    Iran-contra affair is the name of a major United States foreign policy scandal in the 1980's. It involved two secret operations by the executive branch of the government. The operations were (1) the sale of military equipment to Iran, an enemy of the United States; and (2) the provision of military aid to contra rebels in Nicaragua, which Congress had banned. The two operations were connected by the use of profits from the Iranian arms sales to aid the contra rebels. Background. In 1979, a polit...
  • Career In Operations Research
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    STATEMENT OF PURPOSE I've always had a fascination, or rather, a sort of veneration for Scientific Management, and of course, Taylor ism. Many didn't approve my idea of wasting time on a degree in Operations Research and Management Science, or so they called it. But for me, the plan was always the same: Follow my heart. Wild as it may seem, losing out on a chance to do an MBA and straightaway getting into the higher salary brackets, pursuing a career in Operations Research, a not so illustrious ...
  • Maintenance Effectiveness Q Rcm
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    1.0 Objectives The research will reveal the style of YTL Power Services in maintenance and reliability management of its power station in Paka. Furthermore, the research will also covers method adopted by the management in improving productivity of the maintenance staff. 2.0 Scope and Limitation All the data involved employer and employees of YTL Power Services Sdn. Bhd who manage YTL's Paka Power Station only. The information that was given to us includes the strategic view of maintenance and r...
  • Family Support Operation
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    I had little knowledge of operations management prior to this course, I think I had perceived it as something exclusive to manufacturing and industry. I linked it purely to oily machine shops and large, noisy machines producing goods. I discover that the principles and techniques of operations management apply equally to the effective running of services and although not there yet it is my intention to use this assignment to help me to develop a well managed, organised and planned work environme...
  • Westfield's Global Expansion Strategy
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    Globalisation Report - Westfield Holdings Westfield Holdings Limited is an Australian publicly listed company that continues to experience extraordinary growth in the international marketplace. This report will incorporate the company's reasons for expansion onto the international stage, its methods of expansion and its strategies used to manage its operations that envelop 87 shopping centers in four countries. Reasons for Expansion In critically examining Westfield's global strategies, it is im...
  • Tonnages And Grade On The Leach Pad
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    UTOPIA MINING COMPANY RESOURCE - RESERVE RECONCILIATION PROCEDURES -MINE MASS BALANCING- 1 Introduction It must be stated at the outset that there is no single procedure that can be termed THE procedure and the following notes are not intended to be the bible and only manual of the procedure. Various mining operations have their own peculiar intricacies demanding their own tailor-made procedures. The following notes should thus be taken as a guide for the process and initiate debate to refine an...

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