Manufacturing Research and Analysis 

Download the following spreadsheet for your Case 1 Assignment: DATA AND SCENARIOS.

Productivity

· Research manufacturing productivity. Provide a general definition based on the research. 

· Research and discuss three trends in productivity. (Research Support Required – look for articles no more than 3 years old). This section must be 1 page in length.

Consumer Good Application

The course spreadsheet located below contains an Assigned Consumer Good and a link to the Federal Reserve website which lists six months of seasonally adjusted

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
data. Fill in the table.

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization – G.17

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Product

*IP

Proportion

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Add Consumer Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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IP proportion data


 – estimates of the industries’ relative contributions to overall IP growth in the following year.

Provide a brief written description of the table. Describe overall industrial production and that of the assigned consumer good during the six months and the industries’ relative contributions to overall IP growth in the following year.

Research the assigned consumer good from a production and market standpoint. Describe what is happening with the product during the 6 months. Find a balance between explanations, data, and statistics provided. You must decide what information should be included in this section. Include an industry-specific application for a productivity trend. This section must be ¾ of a page in length.

Industrial/Business Good Application

The course spreadsheet located below contains an Assigned Industrial/Business Good and a link to the Federal Reserve website which lists six months of seasonally adjusted

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization
data. Fill in the table.

Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization – G.17

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Product

*IP

Proportion

Add Month

Add Month

Add Month

Add Month

Add Month

Add Month

Add Industrial/Business Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Index

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



*




IP proportion data


 – estimates of the industries’ relative contributions to overall IP growth in the following year.

Provide a brief written description of the table. Describe overall industrial production and that of the assigned Industrial/Business good during the six months and the industries’ relative contributions to overall IP growth in the following year.

Research the assigned Industrial/Business good from a production and market standpoint. Describe what is happening with the product during the 6 months. Find a balance between explanations, data, and statistics provided. You must decide what information should be included in this section. Include an industry-specific application for a productivity trend. This section must be ¾ of a page in length.

Sustainability

· Research sustainability in manufacturing. Provide a general definition based on the research. 

· Research and discuss three trends in manufacturing sustainability. Use applications in the two industries represented by the assigned goods. (Research Support Required – look for articles no more than 3 years old). This section must be 1 page in length.

No quotations are permitted in this paper. Since you are engaging in research, 

cite
 and 

reference the sources in APA format
.  NOTE: failure to use research with accompanying

citations
to support content will result in reduced scoring “Level 2-Developing” across the grading rubric.  This is a professional paper, not a personal one based on feelings. It must be written in the third person. This means words like “I,” “we,” and “you” are not appropriate.

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This is the

DATA AND SCENARIOS
 file that will be used for class. Download. Select the corresponding worksheet to access information and data for the specific assignment.

**********NEW DATA AND SCENARIOS ARE USED EACH SESSION**********

If you procure old assignments from students or websites and use the data for your assignment, you will receive a zero because it is considered a violation of the University’s academic integrity policy. The case will be referred and become part of your collegiate record. In certain circumstances, you may be awarded an F for the course.

If you are taking this class for a second time, submission of past work involving the data sets will result in a zero for the assignment. Your answers will be wrong since you are working with a different set of numbers, products, companies, or scenarios.

**********NEW DATA AND SCENARIOS ARE USED EACH SESSION**********

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Select the corresponding worksheet to access information and data for the specific assignment.

**********NEW DATA AND SCENARIOS ARE USED EACH SESSION**********
If you procure old assignments from students or websites and use the data for your assignment, you will receive a zero because it is considered a violation of the University’s academic integrity policy. The case will be referred and become part of your academic record. In certain circumstances, you may be awarded an F for the course.
If you are taking this class for a second time, submission of past work involving the data sets will result in a zero for the assignment. Your answers will be wrong since you are working with a different set of numbers or a different industry.
**********NEW DATA AND SCENARIOS ARE USED EACH SESSION**********

Case1

Consumer Goods Industrial/Business Goods
Clothing (nondurable) Computer and other board assemblies and parts
SOURCE OF DATA:
https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/current/table1e_sup.htm

https://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/g17/current/table1e_sup.htm

SLP1

Service Industry
Travel Arrangements & Reservation Services
SOURCE OF DATA:
https://www.bls.gov/charts/productivity-service-providing-industries/long-term-percent-change-in-productivity.htm

https://www.bls.gov/charts/productivity-service-providing-industries/long-term-percent-change-in-productivity.htm

Case2

Pandemic Success Filed Bankruptcy
Honeywell Norwegian Air

SLP2

Industry Hiring in Pandemic Industry Layoffs due to Pandemic
Home Improvement Retail Insurance

Case3

Company
Nestle

SLP3

Company
Renault