Managing Strategic Business Projects
Case Study: Oilwell Cable Company A. Review Questions A.1.
College of Business
If Norm chooses to go ahead with the microprocessor conversion on the machinery without passing it by the team, what are the potential conflicts that might arise? What are the advantages of such a move? If Norm decides to put the decision to the appropriate production team, what are the potential problems? What would be ...view middle of the document...
Find the net present value if the microprocessors cost $25,000 and their installation runs another $5,000. Assume a 10% margin. Compare Norm's recollection of the division's productivity gains between 1985 and 1989 to Exhibit 2. Explain the inconsistency. What would you recommend that Norm do?
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Exercise Deliverables: B.1. Read and understand the case. B.2. Prepare and submit a report to answer and discuss above review questions, using provided template. B.3. Prepare a presentation (use provided template in Moodle). B.4. Present, discuss and support your views (on the case) in the class; including an introductory background to the case and answers to all review questions.
General Notes on the Case: None
Dr. Mohammed Kafaji
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