Case 9 - Tool Crib System(TCS INTRODUCTION I In this...

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Tool Crib System (TCS) INTRODUCTION In this section you will learn the necessary background information to be able to complete the 12 milestones of this case study. This information includes a history of the business, a description of the business’s current facilities, and the descriptions of the problems that triggered the project. I 0. Case Background Eudrup University is a large public multicampus institution that was founded in 1850. The main campus is located in Indianapolis, Indiana. Currently, that location has over 40,000 enrolled students. Eight additional smaller campuses are located throughout the state, each ranging from 2,000 to 9,000 students. The main campus has over 10,000 full-time employees. Approximately 2,000 employees are employed with the university’s Physical Plant, which is responsible for the maintenance of building and grounds. The main campus of Eudrup consists of over 153 buildings that are spread out over the 15,000-acre campus. The Physical Plant has grouped the buildings into zones and assigned a group of employees to provide maintenance for the buildings within that zone. Each zone is assigned a group of employees that collectively possess the skills needed to provide proper upkeep. Such employees include carpenters, electricians, painters, welders, plumbers, and the like. The Physical
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This note was uploaded on 08/31/2011 for the course MBA 101 taught by Professor Madhurgupta during the Spring '11 term at Global.

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Case 9 - Tool Crib System(TCS INTRODUCTION I In this...

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