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Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL): Shortest Route Dilemma

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Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL): Shortest Route Dilemma

 

Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL) founded in 2011, is now counted among one of the renowned Organic fruit sellers in Salem District,Tamil Nadu. ROPL was setup by M. Bindra (Bindra), basically a farmer and a graduate in Agriculture from Coimbatore.

After working as a sales executive for more than 10 years in agricultural field, Bindra decided to start his own organic products (fruits) business in his hometown, Salem, which would be known for its premium quality organic products and thus ROPL was born in 2011.................

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Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL): Shortest Route Dilemma

 

Prerequisite Conceptual Understanding

  • • Jay Heizer, et al., “Chapter: Project Management”, Operations Management, 9th Edition, Pearson Education, 2008

 

Synopsis

This caselet is meant for students pursuing a course in Operations Management. The caselet discusses about the Network Model and Shortest Spanning Network, a popular quantitative analysis technique used by managers to identify the shortest route between two points, i.e., warehouse to distributor or supplier to customer plant, etc. The caselet mainly centres on Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL) located in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Students are expected learn:

  • • The basics of network models
  • • Shortest span network
  • • How to identify shortest route between any two points with given measures and constraints

 

Teaching Plan

The Teaching Note follows a specific Teaching Plan [Annexure (TN)-I]given at the last page of the Teaching Note.

Assignment Questions

  • I. What is a network model? What are the typical network models?
  • II. Explain shortest span network.
  • III. ...............................

 

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Abstract


This caselet is meant for students pursuing a course in Operations Management. The caselet discusses about the Network Model and Shortest Spanning Network, a popular quantitative analysis technique used by managers to identify the shortest route between two points, i.e., warehouse to distributor or supplier to customer plant, etc. The caselet mainly centres on Rythvik Organics (P) Ltd. (ROPL) located in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.



Pedagogical Objectives

  • To understand the basics of network models
  • To explain shortest span network
  • To explain how to identify shortest route between any two points with given measures and constraints



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