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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 9 Question 2 [Anisha Patel] The management of Hartman Company is trying to determine the amount of each of two products to produce over the coming planning period. The following information concerns labor availability, labor utility, and product profitability. Product (hours/unit) Department 1 2 Labour-Hours Available A 1.00 0.35 100 B 0.30 0.20 36 C 0.20 0.50 50 Profit contribution/unit $30.00 $15.00 a. Develop a linear programming model of the Hartman Company problem. Solve the model to determine the optimal production quantities of products 1 and 2. b. In computing the profit contribution per unit, management doesnt deduct labor costs because they are considered fixed for the upcoming planning period. However, suppose that overtime can be scheduled in some of the departments. Which departments would you recommend scheduling for overtime? How much would you be willing to pay per hour of overtime in ach department? c. Suppose that 10, 6, and 8 hours if overtime may be scheduled in departments A, B, and C, respectively. The Suppose that 10, 6, and 8 hours if overtime may be scheduled in departments A, B, and C, respectively....
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This note was uploaded on 02/23/2011 for the course OM 300 taught by Professor Bobsanders during the Spring '11 term at Essex County College.
- Spring '11