Hay I Got A Problem! Critical Thinking: Final Problem Analysis
Hey We Got Hay: Recap <ul><li>Hay Bale Distributor For 80 years </li></ul><ul><li>Huge and Loyal Customer Base </li></ul>F...
Problem <ul><li>Farmer John’s Profits are Declining </li></ul><ul><li>Embezzlement </li></ul><ul><li>Stable production </l...
Alternative Solutions <ul><li>Hire New Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Change Location </li></ul><ul><li>New Truck </li></ul><ul><...
Alternative Solution #1 <ul><li>New Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Background checks </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul...
Alternative Solution #2 <ul><li>Location Change </li></ul><ul><li>Less embezzlement </li></ul><ul><li>Process of eliminati...
Alternative Solution #3 <ul><li>Truck </li></ul><ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Only one tr...
Alternative Solution #4 <ul><li>AR/AP </li></ul><ul><li>Invoice </li></ul><ul><li>NO cash needed </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrade...
Implementing The Plan <ul><li>Available Resources </li></ul><ul><li>-  Personnel </li></ul><ul><li>-  Financing </li></ul>...
Implementing The Plan <ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>   -  1 month to get AR/AC     -  2 weeks to brief employees ...
Success Evaluation <ul><li>Evaluate Success </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome Assessment Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Best Decision </l...
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Hay - Problem Solving

  1. 1. Hay I Got A Problem! Critical Thinking: Final Problem Analysis
  2. 2. Hey We Got Hay: Recap <ul><li>Hay Bale Distributor For 80 years </li></ul><ul><li>Huge and Loyal Customer Base </li></ul>Farmer John Farmer John’s Dad 3 / 1 / 1928
  3. 3. Problem <ul><li>Farmer John’s Profits are Declining </li></ul><ul><li>Embezzlement </li></ul><ul><li>Stable production </li></ul>Farmer John 7 / 3 / 2008
  4. 4. Alternative Solutions <ul><li>Hire New Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Change Location </li></ul><ul><li>New Truck </li></ul><ul><li>Create AR/AP System </li></ul>
  5. 5. Alternative Solution #1 <ul><li>New Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Background checks </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment </li></ul><ul><li>Costly </li></ul>
  6. 6. Alternative Solution #2 <ul><li>Location Change </li></ul><ul><li>Less embezzlement </li></ul><ul><li>Process of elimination </li></ul><ul><li>Inconvenience </li></ul>
  7. 7. Alternative Solution #3 <ul><li>Truck </li></ul><ul><li>Accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive </li></ul><ul><li>Only one truck </li></ul>
  8. 8. Alternative Solution #4 <ul><li>AR/AP </li></ul><ul><li>Invoice </li></ul><ul><li>NO cash needed </li></ul><ul><li>Upgraded system </li></ul><ul><li>Success </li></ul>
  9. 9. Implementing The Plan <ul><li>Available Resources </li></ul><ul><li>- Personnel </li></ul><ul><li>- Financing </li></ul><ul><li>Resistance Management Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Brief employees of changes - Terminate personnel as necessary </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Implementing The Plan <ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  - 1 month to get AR/AC    - 2 weeks to brief employees of changes    - 1 month to familiarize staff with new system    - 2 months to make personnel changes </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Success Evaluation <ul><li>Evaluate Success </li></ul><ul><li>Outcome Assessment Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Best Decision </li></ul>

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