Category Archives: Week 02

W2.1_SSD_Small Size Television Estimated Price


Problem Recognition, Definition and Evaluation
Just quite recently, my wife wanted me to buy a small television. She said that the television should be around 20 – 32 inch, and it should be a flat television.

So, now I need to get my wife a new television. Unfortunately, I am not sure how much the price of a television. So, I went to glodokshop.com to do a bit of research. The goal of research is to find out how much is the price of a small flat panel TV and how much is the reasonable price range for a television with certain characteristics. The data from glodokshop.com is tabulated in Table 1.

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W2_SSG_Rental House in Suburb or Apartment in Jakarta


PROBLEM DEFINITION

Currently I am living in suburb of Jakarta called Sawangan located about 25 km from my Office in South Jakarta. I have two options, whether I will extend the contract for next one year or rent an apartment with monthly payment in Central Jakarta close to office, where I can walk directly to office by walking. In order me able to decide whether to extend the current contract or rent a apartment in central Jakarta, I would like to make an exercise which options is more beneficial in term of cost of living.

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W2_AFS_ Workloading Histogram


Problem Recognition, Definition, and Evaluation

The new team for AACE class has already completed its 5 days intensive class and formed the team named Simatupang AACE 2014. In regards to prepare the team for long distance class which is has so many tasks that have to be completed, we have to manage our workload effectively to achieve our target. Some tips to manage workload without getting stressed that we retrieved from http://creativeboom.co.uk/tips/how-to-effectively-manage-your-workload/ are:

  1. Assess current situation
  2. Set Realistic Deadlines
  3. Create Schedule
  4. Stick to The plan
  5. Take one step at a time
  6. Iron out any distractions
  7. Boost productivity
  8. Manage Client Expectations
  9. Increase rates

We will try to follow all these tips above with using project management perspective. To help us monitoring our forecast workload then we are creating workloading histogram.

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W2_SSD_Estimated Cost of a Television


Problem Recognition, Definition and Evaluation

Just quite recently, my wife wanted me to buy a small television. She said that the television should be around 20 – 32 inch, and it should be a flat television.

So, now I need to get my wife a new television. Unfortunately, I am not sure how much the price of a television. So, I went to glodokshop.com to do a bit of research. The research is to find out how much is the price of a small flat panel TV. I decided that the TV should be a Toshiba with either LCD or LED panel, between 20 inch until 32 inch, and with either 1366×768 panel resolution or 1920×1080 panel resolution. The list is shown in Table 1.

SIZE

RESOLUTION

LED/LCD

PRICE (Rp, k)

22

1920×1080

LED

1,850
22

1920×1080

LED

2,000
24

1366×768

LCD

1,900
24

1920×1080

LED

2,300
29

1366×768

LED

3,500
32

1366×768

LCD

2,950
32

1366×768

LED

3,200
32

1920×1080

LED

4,200

Table 1. List of small size Toshiba television price (Retrieved from www.glodokshop.com)

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W2_MY_Non Compensatory Model


1.Problem Definition

My younger sister gets 3 new offer areas from her company and she should decide where she wants to stay. I try to help my sister to make decision maker to choose which offer is the most interesting one.

So to do this I try use non compensatory model and lets we see the result.

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W2_TOM_Leadership by Example


1 – Problem Recognition, Definition and Evaluation

This is my second blog writing either in Simatupang AACE 2014 Class or in my real life. My first blog title is W1_TOM_Tuckman Analysis Assignment (recommended by Dr. PDG-my mentor in the AACE Certification Class Preparation) was about sharing the Team Development Stage and the relevancy with the Leadership Theory. I really hope anybody in this country and outside the country who has read it will obtain information or even lesson learnt from the blog since it was written based on real a case. Here is link to my first blog if you have not had chance to read it: https://simatupangaace2014.wordpress.com/category/postings-by-authors/tommy-edward/

I have been working in Jakarta for 9.5 years from total of my 11.5 years work experiences and something was not changing yet from Jakarta is the traffic which is very bad (read in bahasa “MACET”).

The local authority has tried many efforts to overcome the problem i.e. Busway lane, 3 in 1, expanding the road, etc. and the most recent one which is still under construction is MRT.

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by | September 10, 2013 · 10:53

W2_HPO_Multi Attribute Decision Analysis: Syrian Heat


1. Problem Statement

The gas attack of Syrian government to rebellion brings a new heat by the issue of US and allies attack to Bassar Al-Assad regime. By this situation, I need to put my asset portfolio into a safe state. Some of my friends told that Democrats is now governing, and Democrats seldom to make war unlike Republicans. However I should make my own analysis to put the considerations balanced. Putting the portfolio combination needs the input of the forecast of decision. Thus the question should be answered: Will there be a new war? What will be the best decision of US for this situation?

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W2_ASY_Food Preparation Product Selection


Problem Statement

After free for a while from the routine daily work in the office, is the perfect time to experience time with family at home. have healthy children is a dream for every family. as we want to enjoy spare time with homemade healthy food so buy a quality blender to consider. we want to compare the total life cost of product when we must decide to buy the product at the time of our choosing blenders for food preparation. Which one is really most economical from the total cost perspective.

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W2_WAS_Time Value of Hajj Payment


Step 1- Problem or Opportunity Statement

Hajj is a mandatory religious activity for a Muslim who is able to do it. I am planning to perform hajj in about 5 years from now, as there is waiting list for hajj participant.

In 2012, Hajj cost is around USD 9000, and I have paid USD 4500 for advance payment.
Hajj Cost                  : USD 9,000
Advance Payment    : USD 4,500
Remaining Payment : USD 4,500

But I know, in 2018 the cost is not as simple as USD 4500.

My problems are:

  • Value of USD 4.500 in 2018

  • Value per year, that i have to prepare for 5 years

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W2_AEP_Making Decision with Multi-Attributes: A Case in a Dispute Clause on the Standard Guidance


Problem Identification: A Dispute

A new Standard Guidance (SG) had been published for 18 months and implemented as one of procedures to be followed by contractors. It covers a broad and various activities in capital expenditures which are cost recoverable: facility projects, oil well drillings and workovers, asset purchase on supporting equipments. In August 2013, it is recorded at about 75% of submitted proposals concerning oil well drillings and workover activities are approved, and the rest are being evaluated. The performance of approval process itself  is 98% within schedule. While many of the contractors find the SG is useful and helps them organized in claiming their capital expense, some are reluctant. Unfortunately, they are those who provide the largest revenue contribution. The root cause of this is a clause stating the “effective date” of certificate is interpreted differently. Therefore, decision shall be made by management board to resolve the dispute.

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