Automation has been headlining the business news for many years. One company that has embraced automation is Amazon. Clearly, Amazon has determined that from the perspective of operations, automation is the future for the success of the business. The final case study is yet to be written as the future of automation for Amazon has not reached an end. As the automation is taking a foothold in operations, you will be analyzing and evaluating the impact of automation at Amazon to-date through various news articles and research papers from the last ten years only.
Automation means different things to different people. Pick a business area within Amazon that has started to introduce or has fully implemented some form of automation to answer the following:
Amazon, how has this impacted or changed Amazon’s approach to the ten critical decisions of operations management? For each of the ten critical decisions of operations (Image containting ten critical decisions of operations attached with the question), perform an analysis of the decision pre-automation and post automation. What has been gained or potentially gained, and what has been lost or will be potentially lost. Support your argument with quotes and references from the newspaper articles or research papers.
Review the following case and answer the questions.
Rules and Requirements:
An abstract is not required. A TOC is not required.
application of the theory to the case. Ensure the correct operation definitions are used
throughout the paper.
ALL THE RULES NEED TO BE FOLLOWED EXTENSIVELY.