OPM 300 Module 1 Case Assignment

OPM 300 Module 1 Case Assignment - to spend an extra hour...

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Calculating Productivity Robert J. Blair Trident University International OPM 300 Module 1 Case Assignment Prof. Bowersox 27 Jul 2011 Calculating Productivity Please choose either the Part 1 or Part 2 as your case assignment. Part 2: Calculating Productivity: After reviewing the slides in background materials, now you need to try to calculate the productivity yourself. C. A. Ratchet, the local auto mechanic, finds that it usually takes him 2 hours to diagnose and fix a typical problem. What is his daily productivity (assume an 8 hour day)? Current daily productivity = 8 hours labor / 2 hours per problem = 4 problems per day. Mr. Ratchet believes he can purchase a small computer trouble-shooting device, which will allow him to find and fix a problem in the incredible (at least to his customers!) time of 1 hour. He will, however, have
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Unformatted text preview: to spend an extra hour each morning adjusting the computerized diagnostic device. What will be the impact on his productivity if he purchases the device? With computer daily productivity = (8 hours labor 1 hour) / 1 hour per problem = 7 problems per day. 7 problems per day 4 problems per day = 3 problems per day improvement. (57%) The impact on Mr. Ratchets productivity would be that he would increase his productivity by 3 problems per day which is a 57 percent improvement in productivity. Mr. Ratchet would be able to increase the number of customers he serviced, decrease the amount of hours he works, or a combination of the two. Either way he would experience more profits for the amount of hours he is working....
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course OPM 300 taught by Professor Dr.garyhanney during the Spring '11 term at Trident Technical College.

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