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Operations Management
(Listed in alphabetical order)



CAPE BRETON WALL COVERINGS - Cape Breton, N.S.

Despite a loss in its first year, Cape Breton Wallcoverings required immediate expansion combined with company-wide training and development in order to meet market demand. This case requires consideration of the importance of the human resource/training and development function in determining the location and the development of a new business.

Intended courses: Personnel/Human Resource Management, Introduction to Business, Issues in Operations Management


IMPROVING PRODUCTION AT BEOTHIC FISH PROCESSORS LIMITED - High School (adapted)

"The Pelagic processing area at the plant in Valleyfield, Newfoundland, has not worked out as well as we had hoped for processing capelin," identified the General Manager of Beothic Fish Processors Ltd. "Although the company continues to be very successful, if we are to offer competitive prices and still earn a profit we must keep our production costs as low as possible, and given that production costs are a function of production efficiency, it is imperative that we improve our present production system. It appears to me that we must look carefully at our existing plant layout to accomplish this."

Intended course: Introductory Business, Entrepreneurship Decision Making

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