MGT613 Production / Operations Management Assignment 1 Solution

Marks: 10
Pakistan for the last many years is exporting textile goods and garments in many countries
of the world. The textile products made in Faisalabad are exported to Europe and many
other countries. Last year Pakistan was given GSP Plus status and it is predictable that the
demand for Pakistani textile products will boost up. At the other hand the condition at
home is different. The country has severe scarcity of gas and electricity, and everyday we
find workers and mill owners protesting on roads.
Jahagir textile mill (JTM) which was established last year is a strait of the art processing unit.
It has tremendous potential to gain major share in export quota but it has to compete with
many big exporters in the country.
Owing to your subject knowledge of Production/Operations Management answer the
following questions.
1. What advantage JTM has to establish its name as an international brand?
2. How JTM should compete with big exporters in country to get major share in GSP Plus export quota?
3. What strategy JTM should adopt to meet the gas/electricity shortage to produce cost effective products?
4. As a Production/Operations Manager how can you make forecasting more accurate?