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Unformatted text preview: Strayer University Bus 515 Operation Management Winter 2011 Ch2 problems (2-4-6-8) 2- Last week a painter painted three houses in five days. This week she painted two houses in four days. In which week was the painter more productive? First week = 3/5= 0.6 house per day Second week = 2/4= 0.5 house per day So the first week the painter was more productive 4- A company that makes kitchen chairs wants to compare productivity at two of its facilities. At facility #1, six workers produced 240 chairs. At facility #2, four workers produced 210 chairs during the same time period.Which facility was more productive? Facility#1 = 240/6 = 40 chair/worker Facility#2 = 210/4 = 55 chair/worker The 2 nd facility is more productive 6- Aztec Furnishings makes hand-crafted furniture for sale in its retail stores. The furniture maker has recently installed a new assembly process, including a new sander and polisher. With this new system, production has increased to 90 pieces of furniture per day from the previous 60...
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- Spring '10
- Management, Magnetic resonance imaging, new assembly process, Aztec Furnishings