How should one decide how much to inspect and how often? What are management’ strategic responsibilities in supply chain management? What are the pros and cons of choosing suppliers as partners rather than adversaries? What factors are important in creating an effective supply chain and why are they important? What are the functions of inventory and what are its costs? What are the pros and cons of various demand and supply options? What are the factors in the Toyota approach to lean manufacturing, what do they mean and why does the American Culture work against them? What does the Theory of Constraints tell us and how can it be used? How is project management different than general operations management? What are the techniques that Disney uses to manage waiting lines and how could they be applied in your organization?