INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:  1. This assignment consists of a Proposal and you n
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES:  1. This assignment consists of a Proposal and you need to answer ALL the questions.  2. You are allowed a maximum of one (1) attempt to submit your assignment.  3. Completed assignment must be submitted by 27 th March 2022.  Proposal Report Identify a company you are familiar with, review the challenges faced by the company in the past three (3) years. Some of the common operational challenges faced by companies are as below:  1. Increased cost-based competition  2. Higher quality expectation  3. Demand for better service  4. More choice and variety  5. Rapid developing technology  6. Frequent new product/service introduction  7. Environmental impacts are more transparent  8. Increased ethical sensitivity  Propose tactics and operations strategies corresponding with the challenges. Your proposal report should to cover at least three (3) challenges. Followings are some guidance to be included in your report:  Introduction   Objectives of the report   General background of the issues  Company Background   Type of industry   Company objectives   Company performance  Operations Challenges and Proposed Strategies Describe the challenge.   Perform environment or industry analysis using appropriate strategic tool if required.   Each challenge should have factual support.  Solutions could be long term or short term based on the knowledge in operations management. You may look from the perspective of technology, supply chain management, customer experience …  What is the prospect of the company having done all the above?  Conclusion Extract the key facts from the report that a busy client can read within 10 minutes. (About 200 words.)  References   Last 5 years web articles, blog, magazine, newspaper etc Appendix  if there is any raw data, chart, analysis etc  The assignment should be typed using Times New Roman, font size 12 and double spaced. The total words for this assignment should not exceed 4000 words excluding references. (100 marks) 

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