Acton – Burnett: Case Analysis Questions
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1. What differences, if any, exist between the problems that the task force has been asked to address and the “real” problems?
Two Vice Presidents for the company Keene and Ryan come to the conclusion that a task force must be created to make sense of the final forecast and product demand forecast that the four marketing managers created. The task force found many problems some being systematic bias and that it seemed information was being withheld. In the end at the presentation it becomes obvious that the problems were poorly done incorrect forecasting and a collaboration to prevent people from becoming aware of it, by withholding information and …show more content…
Since Hunnesus was familiar with his field of economics their may have been a less of tension and disagreements between Baker and task member Stephen Eldredge, whom was an economic analysis which focused on economic analysis and forecasting. For the fact that Eldredge was one of the most involved members in the task force whom freely expressed his opinion and ideas, he was nearly acknowledge for his inputs, perhaps this was