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Unformatted text preview: labor hours provided. 2. Calculate the appropriate learning rate and the overall average improvement rate for this data set. 3. Plot the data on an X-Y chart. Label the X axis Units Produced and the Y axis Average Labor per Unit. 4. Are gains from learning realized early in production or at a later point? 5. A learning curve applies to improvements in the direct labor portion of a process. How does the learning curve differ from the experience curve? 6. What are some factors that might prohibit a supplier from realizing learning curve gains? 7. This case describes Vistral as a preferred supplier. What is a preferred supplier? What are the advantages of maintaining a preferred supplier list? 8. What type of supply chain relationship supports a buyer and seller working together to identify possible learning curve benefits?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2011 for the course MGT 01 taught by Professor Gad during the Spring '11 term at Tanta University.
- Spring '11