Decision modeling with spreadsheets is regarded as clearly the most popular end-user modeling tool. Explain vividly why this is so, i.e. why a spreadsheet is so conducive to the development of Decision Support Systems (DSS). In your discussion, please include what a spreadsheet is, what a spreadsheet add-in means and how can a spreadsheet add-ins help in DSS creation and use?
Your research paper should be at least 3 pages (800 words), double-spaced, have at least 4 APA references, and typed in an easy-to-read font in MS Word (other word processors are fine to use but save it in MS Word format). Your cover page should contain the following: Title, Student’s name, University’s name, Course name, Course number, Professor’s name, and Date
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APA format is required. References should be listed immediately after the question that is being answered. Each question lists a minimum number of unique scholarly references; the textbook is considered one unique reference (per question) regardless of how many times it is used. All references should be from the years 2008 to present day.
Review the rubric that will be used to evaluate this paper. All work must be completed individually.
- How are process technologies evaluated? Use at least two unique references. Length: 4-5 paragraphs.
- Read the case: Grace Faces (Three) Problems, available in the Operations Management textbook, Chapter 9. What are the problems amongst the staff of each of the three teams? And, what do you think that each team leader should be doing to try to overcome their teams’ problems? Use at least two unique references. Length: 4-5 paragraphs.
- How do supply and demand affect planning and control? Use at least two unique references. Length: 4-5 paragraphs.
- What are the ways of coping with mismatches between supply and capacity? Use at least two unique references. Length: 4-5 paragraphs.
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