# Operations Management: Managing Global Supply Chains

# Multimedia Resources

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**Video Links**

Inventory Control

This video from The Home Depot describes how employees in inventory management support the business goals.

Introduction

Basic EOQ Model

This screencast video shows how to use Excel to set up and solve a problem with the EOQ model.

LO 16.1 Describe the Basic Economic Order Quantity (EOQ) model, its assumptions, and use the model to solve problems.

The EPQ Model

This Excel screencast video shows how to use Excel to find the Economic Production Quantity (EPQ).

LO 16.2 Utilize the Economic Production Quantity (EPQ) to solve problems.

Periodic Review

This animated video walks through how to determine stock level with periodic review.

LO 16.5 Explain periodic review systems, and work typical problems.

Single-Period Inventory

This video uses the example of a weekly journal publication to explain a single period inventory system.

LO 16.6 Discuss single period inventory systems, and work typical problems.

**Web Links**

Quantity Discounts

This article from HBR suggests situations when volume discounts make the most sense.

LO 16.3 Solve problems using the EOQ model with quantity discounts.

The Reorder Point

This online reorder point calculator allows you to input daily sales, lead time, and safety stock to determine the reorder point.

LO 16.4 Discuss the various reorder point models, and work typical problems.