Prior to beginning work on this assignment:
Read Chapters 15 and 17 in your textbook, Business Analytics: Communicating with Numbers, 2e.
Research in the library, the textbook, and/or online to find a business example of linear programming.
You may use any business-related example you desire as long as it contains the information you need to show your knowledge of linear programming to complete the paper successfully.
In your paper,
Describe how and why your chosen business example deployed linear programming.
Analyze the method of linear programming used by your chosen company. Did it work in their favor? Would you recommend a different methodology?
Explain how the business used linear programming to optimize resources like budget, time, people, and/or machinery.
List the benefits that this business received as a result of deploying linear programming.
The Linear Programming paper,
must be two to three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages, charts or tables), and formatted according to APA StyleLinks to an external site. as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Formatting for Microsoft WordLinks to an external site. resource.
must include a separate title page with the following:
title of paper in bold font
Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.
name of institution (The University of Arizona Global Campus)
course name and number
must utilize academic voice. Review the Academic VoiceLinks to an external site. resource for additional guidance.
must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph.
Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
For assistance on writing Introductions & ConclusionsLinks to an external site. as well as Writing a Thesis StatementLinks to an external site., refer to the Writing Center resources.
must use at least one credible source in addition to the course text.
The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible SourcesLinks to an external site. table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.
To assist you in completing the research required for this assignment, review Quick and Easy Library ResearchLinks to an external site. tutorial, which introduces the University of Arizona Global Campus.
must document any information used from sources in APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA: Citing Within Your PaperLinks to an external site. guide.
must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center.
Review the APA: Formatting Your References ListLinks to an external site. resource in the Writing Center for specification