Sustainable Operations Management MMN230173

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a)      Draw the appropriate precedence diagram for this production line.                         (2 marks)

b)      Assign tasks to workstations and determine how much idle time is present each cycle?  You need to show your working and explain why you have assigned the tasks to each workstation                                                                                                                                                                           (5 marks)

c)       Explain in detail how this balance could be improved to 100%.                                    (2 marks)

d)      What is the theoretical minimum number of workstations?  Show your working. (1 mark)

e)      Explain how process design can be used in service organisations.  Your discussion should include mention of the 4Vs.                                                                                                       (5 marks)

  1. Select one of the sectors below and provide a critical discussion on the contemporary issues and challenges that your chosen sector faces when striving to achieve sustainable operations management both locally and on a global basis, in relation to one of the following:                                                                                                                                                                               (20 marks)
  • planning and control factors,
  • choosing a location OR
  • capacity management

Select one of these sectors as a focus for your answer:

  • Washing machine manufacturing
  • Pet accessory retailers
  • Construction sector
  • Swimming pool industry  



  1. Using the same sector, critically asses how operations contribute to making an organisation more sustainable                                                                                                                    (20 marks)
  2. As a society, what do we need to do to become carbon neutral by 2036?              (20 marks)
    1. What significant carbon reduction are you as an individual, committing as a result of the Carbon Literacy training?                                                                                                                                (10 marks)

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