Hazel is the operation manager of her business. Among her responsibilities are forecasting, inventory management, scheduling, quality assurance, and maintenance
a. What kinds of things would likely require forecasts?
b. What inventory items does Hazel probably have? Name one inventory decision she has tomake periodically.
c. What scheduling must she do? What things might occur to disrupt schedules and causehazel to reschedule?
d. How important is quality assurance to hazel’s business? Explain.
e. What kinds of maintenance must be performed?