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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. Ratchet’s 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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- Spring '11
- Eight-hour day, daily productivity, C. A. Ratchet