Answer the following questions
CTA 8: Scheduling Play Time at the Golf Course.
Link to a news item discusses golf course bottlenecks and delves into the question: How long should it take to play a round of golf? the time it takes to play a round of golf depends on process design and production scheduling. It is just a question of how good or bad your own game is. Variability in player talent becomes a problem. A good player can finish his/her round quickly. But for not so good player, it is going to take longer on the course.
(clicking this link will download the article as a PDF file)
Write brief but well-thought out answers to the questions below: Discuss the scheduling / sequencing tools discussed in the text be used to alleviate the customer service (and revenue) problem at a golf course? Can the concept of Drum-Buffer-Rope (in Theory of Constraints section) be applied to this situation? Explain how.
Critical Thinking Rubric. (2) Critical Thinking Rubric. (2) Criteria Ratings Pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeIdentifies and Summarizes issue at hand 5.0 pts
Identifies not only the basics of the issue, but recognizes nuances of the issue
Identifies the main issue and subsidiary, embedded, or implicit aspects of the issue
Does not identify and summarize the issue, is confused or identifies a different or inappropriate issue
5.0pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomePersonal and other salient perspectives and positions 5.0 pts
Addresses and analyzes salient perspectives from experience and information from outside sources.
Identifies, appropriately, one’s own position and/or other salient perspectives on the issue
Address a single source or view of the argument and fails to clarify presented position relative to one’s own and/or other salient perspective
Fails to address even a single source or view of the argument and fails to clarify presented position relative to one’s own and/or other salient perspective
5.0pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeQuality of evaluation and analysis 5.0 pts
Observes cause and effect and addresses existing or potential consequences. Clearly distinguishes between fact, opinion, and acknowledges value judgments
Examines the evidence and source of evidence, questions its accuracy, precision, relevance, and completeness
Merely repeats information provided, taking it as truth or denies evidence without adequate justification
5.0pts This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeConclusions, implications, and consequences 5.0 pts
Objectively reflects upon own assertions
Identifies and discusses conclusions, implications, and consequences
Identifies and discusses conclusions, implications, and consequences but only superficially
Fails to identify conclusions, implications, and consequences of the issue
5.0pts Total Points: 20.0
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