Review & Discussion Questions (WK3)

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REVIEW AND DISCUSSION QUESTIONS (WK3) CH5A, P154, Q3 – As a manager, which learning percentage would you prefer (other things being equal), 110% or 60 %? Explain. In this calculation, I believe the lower you are, the better you are doing. I would say that as a manager I would want my employees at a 60 percent learning curve because that means that the cycle time or time to deliver might be shorter compared with the employees at the 110 percent learning curve. This would mean that a task
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Unformatted text preview: that took you on 1 hr per unit for the first 10 would take 1.88 hr per unit for the 100th. Now if it were 60% it would take .0336 hr per unit for the 100th. Reference: Jacobs, R. F., Chase, R. B., & Aquilano, N. J. (2009). Operations & supply management (12th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill/Irwin....
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course MGMT 375 taught by Professor Martinbrennan during the Summer '10 term at Park.

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