For this reflective essay, you may use a previous (or current) employer, or you may use this potential future virtual employer: Wright, Inc. is a popular Food Truck operation in the Southwest. Their cuisine is best represented by award-winning hamburgers, and hot-dogs, in the Phoenix market. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Chris Wright also provides consulting (for a small fee) to entrepreneurs who are interested in starting a Food Truck operation of their own. Recently, Wright, Inc. has started consulting for partners in both Europe and China, where American favorites are in high demand. They are considering purchasing a warehouse to store condiments, buns, etc. However, the plans have not yet been finalized.
Imagine that you have just finished attending a week-long business retreat about Operations Management. The conferences you enjoyed focused on
-Product and Service design, reasons for service design redesign, design considerations, reliability,
– Forecasting, steps in forecasting process, elements of a forecast, accuracy, approaches
-Strategic Capacity Planning for Products and Services, defining and measuring capacity, do it in house or outsource, and decision theory.
Production/Operations Management Assignment
Your employer’s CEO invites you into their office and asks you to share your primary takeaways from the seminar that would help the business become more successful. Create an essay of at least 500, but not more than 750 words, responding to the CEO’s inquiry. Be sure to reference specific applications, either to your previous (or current) employer, or to Wright, Inc., as you write