Leisure Operation Management
Career’s Fair Analys
Table of Contents
Division and Labour
Management and Leadership
Operation Management Theory
Revenue and Yield Management
Service and Quality Management
Safety and Risk Management
Business Questionnaire results
SECTION 1 – NOMINAL DATA
SECTION 2 – ORDINAL DATA
SECTION 1 – DEMOGRAPHIC DATA OF PARTICIPANTS
SECTION 2 – RATING OF 5 ASPECTS OF EVENT
University of Wolverhampton, was holding a lot of festival and events. Srudent from leisure department supposed to organize the event within the Leisure Operation Management module. This report will analyse the succsessfull moment holding this festival.
1. Provide the theory of operation management; and
2. Analyse the Career's Fair Event.
The aim of this report is to analyse the process of organizing and holding the Career’s Fair Festival, in addition to bringing theory into the practise. The report will also include the strengths and weaknesses of holding the Career’s Fair Festival, problem solutions, improvements and recommendations for the future to be more successful. Career’s Fair Festival is an event organized by University of Wolverhampton Leisure department students. The main of organizing this festival was to give students the clear understanding of career planning, such as good structure of CV. Festival includes different organizations such as colleges, army, volunteer organization and other more. There was as well dance, from the student of the University of Wolverhampton, as the performance. Visitors and participants were free to take a part in lottery and even win the prize. Operation management deals with managing the production of goods and services in organizations. According to S. C. Certo and S. T. Certo (2009), operation management is the performance of managerial activities entailed in selecting, designing, operating, controlling, and updating production system. Figure 1 describes these activities and categorizes them as either periodic or continual. The distraction between periodic and continual activities is one of relative frequency of performance: Periodic activities are performed from the time-to-time, while continual activities are performed essentially without interruption. Figure 1. (S. C. Credo, S. T. Credo, 2009)
M. Harrison (1993) define operation management as transformational process in an implicit system’s timework: “Operations are the process by which people, capital and materials (inputs) are combined to produce the services and goods consumed by the public (outputs). “ He also describe what is seen as a key features of operations: “Consumers are willing to pay more for an organization’s services and goods than the total cost of the inputs. In essence, operations add value to the final product over and above the product’ cost.”
Figure 2. (Terry Hill, 2000)
According to Certo (2009), planning involves choosing tasks that must be performed to attain organizational goals, outlining how the task must be performed, and indicating when they should be performed. Planning activity focuses on attaining goals. Thought their plans, managers outline exactly what organizations must do to be successful. Planning is essential to getting the “right” things done. Planning is concerned with organizational success in the near future (short term) as well as in the more distant future (long term). The planning of Career’s Fair Festival took place in the...
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