Anmswer the following problems
problem 1) "Guiding principles in search for a location must be for a place where cost of the raw materials and of fabrication, plus the cost of the marketing of the finished product will be minimum". describe in detail.
problem 2) "An ideally laid out plant goes long way in reducing manufacturing costs through materials handling, reduced personnel and equipment requirements and reduced in process inventory". Describe in detail.
problem 3)a) 'Materials handling and plant layout are complementary to each other'. describe the statement.
(b) You are appointed as the materials management consultant for company engaged in manufacturing electric motors, and you are needed to evaluate inventory performances. How will you go about it.
problem 4)(a)'In sugar factory what type of maintenance are followed'. describe in detail.
(b) Bring out arguments for and against 'make' or 'buy' decisions. How is the problem of make-or-buy resolved? Describe this by considering a bike manufacturing company
problem 5) Mobile communication is the best ex for paperless communication. Identify some unexplored areas where it could be effectively used. Compare its effectiveness with other forms of communication.
problem 6) President of the company has asked for the study of the employee's attitude over company's personnel policies. prepare a research proposal on the specific topic of your choice.
problem 7)a) Describe models for understanding interpersonal relationship.
b) prepare down name and describe process variables associated with efficient team performance.
problem 8)a) "Ineffective communication is the fault of the sender". Do you agree or disagree? - Discuss the above statement in detail in a corporate set up.
b) describe conflict management. Describe the transitions in conflict through organizational structure.