UOLSCM Assignment Hints and Tips | My Assignment Tutor

UOLSCM Assignment Hints and TipsDear All,Here is a suggested structure and associated word count for the written assignment. As this isto be written as an essay there is no need to have sub-headings, i.e. you do not need to have“Introduction,” “Theory 1,” etc. Do use paragraphs and spaces to help with the presentationand signpost the sections with opening sentence telling the reader which section they areabout to read i.e. “Quality is a key aspect of operations….” if you are doing Quality as one ofyour topics. This helps the reader follow the structure of your essay. The word count is anapproximation, not an exact guide. However, it does help in indicating the weighting of thedifferent sections.Introduction to Operations Management, logistics, etc. This is to demonstrate to thereader that you have an understanding of what operations management, logistics, etc. areabout and that this is the subject of the essay. (About 200 words)Introduction to the company and introducing the two chosen topics. Give somebackground information about your chosen company, making sure that you identify if t isinvolved with manufacturing or the service industry. This can include when the companywas founded, what its core business is, the size, position in the sector, etc. It is also veryuseful for the reader if you include at the end of this section the two topics that the essay willbe addressing. (About 250 words)First choice of topic and corresponding theories/concepts. Setting out the maintheories/concepts related to the chosen section i.e. TQM tools if you have chosen quality. Acritique of these, application as to how the company uses them and a critique if applicableand where information is available compare with other company(ies) i.e. compare with howthe hospital applies TQM compared to Arnold Palmer. (About 750 words)Same for second choice of corresponding theories/concepts. (About 750 words)Triple bottom line. Economic, Environmental and Social approach/considerations of theorganisation. (About 300 words)Recommendations. Is the company/organisation doing a good job, could they do better,how are they using or not using the concepts/theories that have been discussed. Please notethe Recommendations should be relating to the information you presented about the twochosen topics. The triple bottom line are not the recommendations. You may want tomention a little bit about sustainability if you so wish but the Recommendations are there toaddress the two topics. (About 150 words)Conclusion. A summary of the work to neatly wrap it all up. (About 100 words)


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