BUAD 311 - Homework #2 - BUAD 311 HW#2(1a WIP = 1000...

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BUAD 311 HW #2 (1a) WIP = 1000 employees, TR = 125 employees TT = WIP/TR = 1000/125 = 8 months An agent works at the call center for 8 months on average (b) TT = 20 months, WIP = 1000 employees TR = WIP/TT = 1000/20 = 50 employees/month 125 – 50 = 75 employee difference => 75*2500 = $187,500 So, the hiring and training costs will decrease by $187,500 (2a) TT=3 weeks, TR=30000 claims/50 weeks = 600 claims/week WIP = TR * TT = 3 * 600 = 1800 = the average number of claims in the process (b) TR = 30,000*120% / 50 = 720 claims/week TT = 1800/720 = 2.5 weeks (3a) Total minutes to examine/week a doctor can work = 11*8*5*60 = 26,400 mins/week Week#1 demand Total = 250*30 + 150*40 +200*60 = 25,500 mins Utilization = 25,500/26400 = 96.6% Week#2 demand Total = 50*30 + 300*40 + 150*60 = 22,500 mins Utilization = 22,500/26,400 = 85.2% Week#3 demand Total = 100*30 + 150*40 +250*60 = 24,000 mins Utilization = 24,000/26,400 = 90.9% Week#4 demand Total = 500*30 + 300*40 + 150*60 = 36,00 mins Utilization = 100% (demand is higher than capacity)
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(b) No, because in week 4 the demand exceeds the total amount of time that the 11 doctors are scheduled to work (4a) Yr1 Bronze: 7+3+11 = 21,000 Yr2 Bronze: 8+4+12 = 24,000 Yr3 Bronze: 9+5+15 = 29,000 Yr4 Bronze: 10+6+18 = 34,000 Yr1 Plastic: 32+15+50 = 97,000 Yr2 Plastic: 44+16+55= 115,000 Yr3 Plastic: 55+17+64 = 136,000
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