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Unformatted text preview: Calculate the productivity of the line. Given variables: 10 people ; 160 valves / 8 hours. a. 10-person assembly line: 160 valves / 10 people = 16 valves / person (per 8-hr shift) b. (16 valves/person) / 8 hours c. 2 valves / hour (per person on a 10-person assembly line) 3. Xxx 4. Xxx 5. Lori produces “Final Exam Care Packages” for resale by her sorority. She is currently working a total of 5 hours per day to produce 100 care packages. Given Variables: 100 care packages ; 5 hours/day a. What is Lori’s productivity? i. 100 packages / 5 labor-hours = 20 packages / hour (productivity) b. Lori thinks that by redesigning the package, she can increase her total productivity to 133 care packages per day. What will be her new productivity? i. 133 packages / 5 labor-hours = 26.2 packages / hour (productivity) c. What will be the percentage increase in productivity if Lori makes the change? i. 26.2 / 20 = 1.33 >>>>> +33% productivity increase / 5-hour day...
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2010 for the course MGMT 400 taught by Professor Frankenstein during the Spring '10 term at DeVry Chicago O'Hare.
- Spring '10