Case Assignment

Operations Management: Scheduling Research

Research Instructions: In Trident’s Library use the terms: Operations Management Scheduling. Refine your Search and select:

  • Scholarly & Peer-Review
  • Journal Article
  • Last 5 years
  • Sort by Relevance

You must use at least one article from the Trident Online Library databases for this section of the case. 

Case Assignment

Introduction (2-3 sentences)

  • Provide an attention-grabbing fact that you came across researching the topic that will pique your reader’s interest. NOTE: Introductions and conclusions may be written after the body of the paper is completed.

Scheduling Research

  • Provide a general overview of Operations Management Scheduling (1/2 page) research required
  • Present a well-balanced academic discussion on the importance of Operations Management Scheduling. It may be general in nature or focused on a specific industry that complements your career goals or experience. (1 page) You must use at least one article from the Trident Online Library databases for this section of the case.

Industry Pros: Operations Management Scheduling

Using blogs, articles or information written by at least three experts from different companies, discuss Operations Management Scheduling: best practices, trends and tools. (1½ pages)

Conclusion (2-3 sentences)

  • Wrap up the discussion with an overview of future research needed or trends in the area.

Since you are engaging in research, be sure to cite and reference the sources in APA format. NOTE: Failure to use research with accompanying citations to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” for Meets Assignment Requirements, Critical Thinking, and Use of Sources and Mechanics on the grading rubric.

The paper should be written in the third person; this means words like “I,” “we,” and “you” are not appropriate. Refer to yourself in the third person as “manager,” or you can write about what the “project team” will do, rather than saying “I” and “we.” 

Assignment Expectations

Use the attached APA-formatted template (OPM300 Case3) to create your submission.