Assignment 4: Illustrate a Research Proposal Hide Assignment Information Instructions Background You are meeting with your management team and briefing them on observed operation problems. You are not quite sure what the root cause is yet, but y

Assignment 4: Illustrate a Research Proposal
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Instructions
Background
You are meeting with your management team and briefing them on observed operation problems. You are not quite sure what the root cause is yet, but you have some ideas on determining the problem and what the desired to-be condition should look like. Use this assignment as an opportunity to articulate your research proposal. Because you are researching the organization, it is appropriate to seek approval before doing so. In this assignment, you aim to get approval.
Instructions
Your project should consist of no more than 10 slides. Please use bullet points to explain your messaging and avoid paragraph statements. Your arguments should be cited throughout the presentation. Any metrics used in your presentation can be considered grey literature and should be cited as such. Aim for an 8–12-minute recorded presentation.
Articulate the operations management problem in the organization. Incorporate all feedback from the week one draft slides and prepare to talk about the proposed problem.
You are expected to discuss the following information:
• Introduce the organization.
• Expand on the as-is operations management condition.
• Mention the 3-5 problem statements you want to address in your research.
• Introduce the question you aim to answer: What can be done….?
• Note: This question should be your final version after incorporating feedback
• Provide any notable metrics you plan to measure your improved performance.
• Describe the quality tools that will be used to describe the problem.
• Describe the desired to-be condition.
• Note: Your final answer in the term paper may not match the desired to-be condition identified in this presentation.
• Reference list (note: Consider concepts and theories discussed in the text, grey literature (i.e., company metrics), and other peer-reviewed sources).
Length
7–10 PowerPoint slides, 10 being the maximum (excluding the title and reference page).
References
Include at least 4 scholarly resources from the university library. You can use additional resources from other trusted sites. No Wikipedia.
Grading
This assignment is worth 120 points and is due on Sunday at 11:59 PM PT.