| System and Operations Management .
1. Specialism Topic :
Select one from the following three Options and write 600 word summary topic.
Option 1 : Describe the role of information systems in careers in one of the following areas : Accounting/finance, Human resources, marketing and operations management, and explain how careers in information systems have been affected by new technologies and outsourcing.
Option 2 : Explain the role of human resource management in operations : the discussion should look at the strategic importance of managing people in operations settings . you can use chapter 9, entitled people : jobs and organization from slack et al.(2014) Operations management the 7th edition as a starting points.
Option 3 : For an organization of your choice, write a 600 word short case that summarizes how they have strategically harnessed the use of operations and /or information systems. You could consider using Gartner research as a starting point. Gartner are an Anglia Ruskin Partner, You can connect to their site from the https://my.anglia.ac.uk- click on “auto-login to Garter website” from the “links to partner sites” section. You do not have to get your case from there ; any suitable source will be fine.
2. Apply relevant models to analyses the main micro-operations at HAPPY LAND GARDEN CENTER . This could include one or more theoretical modules : The input-process-output model; the value chain model and business process mapping. Evaluate the problems faced by Don Dursley in Managing and developing his centre. (800 words)
3. Complete a mind map/rich picture to identify and explore the potential people; management and technology issues at HAPPYLAND GARDEN CENTRE. Analyse how to improve the operations at happyland Garden centre considering the potential issues (800 words)
4. Academic Rigour