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Download the Week 4 Woodcraft Database and save Woodcraft’s database to your computer or space in our Lab environment. View the content and structure of the database, and then choose one of the questions that follow to answer.
Later in the week, you may answer a second or third question, but let’s start off with everyone answering one at a time.
- What kinds of queries would be useful to Woodcraft, assuming that it wants to improve its sales, relationship with its customers, or other aspects of its business? Describe what information you might want to select from the database in the form of a query, and list the specific columns and data that the query would produce. Assume that they have hundreds of customers, rather than the short list found in the database file.
Read the Case Study 12.1 from the textbook, page 446: The Problems of Multitasking. (Will provide case study)
Answer the following questions
- How does multitasking confuse the resource availability of project team personnel?
- In modern organizations, it is impossible to eliminate multitasking for the average employee. Why?
- How would resource loading or resource leveling help address multitasking situations