Read the attached case and answer the following
- What were the main challenges facing Sport Obermeyer? (Be sure to provide specific data as appropriate)
- What factors constrain Sport Obermeyer’s production planning?
- What operational changes would you recommend? Why would these changes add value?
- What operational changes would you recommend to Wally to improve performance?
- Examine the operations in the China plant. What would you suggest to make this plant more productive?
- What changes should be made to the way demand forecast is made?
- Examine how information is collected and suggest better ways to collect this information.
- Examine the supply chain. What changes would you suggest?
The case write-up should be 8 -pages, double space, font size 12 Times Roman or equivalent, 2 pages of Exhibits should be included in the analysis. Total of 10 pages of write up and exhibits. Reference page should be included.