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  3. 3j required problem 29 on page 54 20 points note...

Question: 3j required problem 29 on page 54 20 points note...

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3.J REQUIRED PROBLEM 2.9 on page 54, 20 points] NOTE: This is similar to Problem 2.8 to be done in lecture,1 (a.) Do BY HAND Problem 2.9 on page 54 of Heizer and Rend (b.) Using POM software do Problem 2.9 on page 54 and compare your answers. er. Include YOUR NAME and Problem 2.9 in Title Bar .2.9 Ranga Ramasesh is the operations manager for a firm that is trying to decide which one of four countries it should research for possible outsourcing providers. The first step is to select a country based on cultural risk factors, which are criti- cal to eventual business success with the provider. Ranga has reviewed outsourcing provider directories and found that the four countries in the table that follows have an ample number Individualism attitudes of providers from which they can choose. To aid in the country selection step, he has enlisted the aid of a cultural expert, John Wang, who has provided ratings of the various criteria in the table. The resulting ratings are on a to 10 scale, where is a low isk and 10 is a high risk. CULTURE SELECTION COSTA CRITERION Trust Society value of quality work Relig ous attitudes MEXİCO PANAMA PERU 10 10 4 Time orientation attitudes Uncerta nty avoidance 4 John has also determined six criteria weightings: Trust, with a weight of 0.4; Quality, with 0.2; Religious, with 0.1; Individualism, with 0.1; Time, with 0.; and Uncertainty, with 0.1. Using the factor-rating method, which country should Ranga select? Px

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