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Unformatted text preview: Fast-food Cafeteria Product Order Type Project Line Batch Flow of Product Varying Fairly Constant Scheduled Product Variety High Low Medium Market Type Custom- High end Mass Students and Faculty Volume Low High Medium Labor Skills High Low Low Task Type Routine- but varying Routine Routine Pay High Low Low Capital Investment High Lower Low Inventory Extensive Routine Routine Equipment High end Most efficient Low cost Objectives Flexibility High Low Low Cost High Low Low Quality High Low Low Delivery Longer Quick as possible prepared before hand Controls and Planning Production Control Difficult Easy Easy Inventory Control Difficult Easy Easy Chapter 7- Problem 2 a) The capacity is 800 an hour because it is a line process and the slowest part of the process can only process 800 envelopes an hour. b) The average throughput ratio .333. c) Increasing the number of checks that could be sorted would increase the throughput time because it is the bottle neck. Chapter 7- Problem 10...
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