functional activities that take place within a company.Today changes in global competition and advances inIT are making OMM one of the most challengingtasks facing companies managers and employees.1. Choose three companies and observe how employeesdo their tasks. These can be three differentfast-food restaurants or three entirely different typesof companies such as a fast-food restaurant a departmentstore or the emergency room of a hospital.2. Think about the differences in the operationsinvolved in the input operations and output stagesof these companies. Try to identify the nature of theiroperating systems. Are employees organized in differentways? If so why? If possible talk to the managersand employees in these operations to furtheryour analysis.3. What are the main kinds of OMM costs companieshave? How does this affect their OMM operations?4. How do companies design their operating systemsto give them a competitive advantage?