Ch5_study_out - 2 3 10 List six main considerations relevant to a make or buy decision 1 4 2 5 3 6 11 Explain what a bottleneck operation is and

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STUDY OUTLINE FOR CHAPTER 5 STRATEGIC CAPACITY PLANNING FOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES 1. How is capacity defined? 2. What are the three key questions in capacity planning? 1) 2) 3) 3. What are five related questions? 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 4. Why are capacity decisions strategic? 1) 2)
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3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 5. Write the equation for each term: Utilization = Efficiency = 6. Name eight determinants of effective capacity. 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 7. Explain the term capacity cushion .
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8. List the steps in the capacity planning process: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9. What are three important challenges in planning service capacity? 1)
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Unformatted text preview: 2) 3) 10. List six main considerations relevant to a make or buy decision: 1) 4) 2) 5) 3) 6) 11. Explain what a bottleneck operation is and how that can affect operations. 12. Explain the importance of constraint management. 13. Name five things that can be done to enhance capacity management: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 14. Explain these terms and the reasons for each: economies of scale diseconomies of scale 15. What is the purpose of cost-volume analysis? 16. Briefly define these terms: Break-even point Cash flow Present value...
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This note was uploaded on 07/19/2011 for the course OMIS 430 taught by Professor C.schnieder during the Spring '10 term at S.E. Louisiana.

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