Read the end-of-chapter
application case “HP Applies Management Science Modeling to Optimize Its
Supply Chain and Wins a Major Award” at the end of Chapter 10 in the
textbook, and answer the following questions.
Describe the problem that a large company,
such as HP, might face in offering many product lines and options.
Why is there a possible conflict between
marketing and operations?
Summarize your understanding of the models and
the algorithms used in this case.
What benefits did HP derive from
implementation of these models?
Reply substantively to two other learners.
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