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Yu Feng [email protected] BA302 Chapter 8 Discussion Question 2. A fire station follows the lead capacity strategy because it’s case of emergency care. It needs to be anticipated in order to satisfy the demand. A driver’s license testing center should follow the lag capacity strategy since it doesn’t need to be anticipated and it add capacity only after demand has materialized which means they provides service after people reserve. 6. Changes in productivity imply changes in effective capacity. Learning curve theory suggests
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Unformatted text preview: that productivity levels can improve at a predictable rate. Using the learning curve theory can predictable rate as people and even systems “learn” to do tasks more efficiently but it’s just a general map. It can predict special situation, for instance, Valentine’s Day in a restaurant. Problems 1. When X= 5000, TC = FC + VC * X = 700 + 0.1 * 5000 = 1200 Per-copy cost = 1200 / 5000 = 0.24 When X= 10000, TC = FC + VC * X = 700 + 0.1 * 10000 = 1700 Per-copy cost = 1700 / 10000 = 0.17 4....
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