Sport Obermeyer Challenges

Read the attached case and answer the following

  • What were the main challenges facing Sport Obermeyer? (Be sure to provide specific data as appropriate)
  • What factors constrain Sport Obermeyer’s production planning?
  • What operational changes would you recommend? Why would these changes add value?
  • What operational changes would you recommend to Wally to improve performance?
  • Examine the operations in the China plant. What would you suggest to make this plant more productive?
  • What changes should be made to the way demand forecast is made?
  • Examine how information is collected and suggest better ways to collect this information.
  • Examine the supply chain. What changes would you suggest?

The case write-up should be 8 -pages, double space, font size 12 Times Roman or equivalent, 2 pages of Exhibits should be included in the analysis. Total of 10 pages of write up and exhibits. Reference page should be included.