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Week 1 assignment- - Caroline Herring Dr Buddy Bilbrey Operations Management October 2 2011 Week 1 Assignment Chapter 2 US Sales(units Labor(hours

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Dr. Buddy Bilbrey Operations Management October 2, 2011 Week 1 Assignment Chapter 2 US LDC Sales (units) 100,000 20,000 Labor (hours) 20,000 15,000 Raw materials (currency) $20,000 FC 20,000 Capital equipment (hours) 60,000 5,000 A. Calculate partial labor and capital productivity figures for the parent and subsidiary. Do the results seem misleading? Labor Productivity Country Units Hours Productivity U.S 100,000 20,000 100,000/20,000 = 5 LDC 20,000 15,000 20,000/15,000 = 1.33 Capital Equipment Productivity Country Units Hours Productivity U.S 100,000 60,000 100,000/60,000 = 1.67 LDC 20,000 5,000 20,000/5,000 = 4 Yes, the results are misleading. B. Compute the multifactor productivity figures for labor and capital together. Are the results better? Country Units Hours Productivity U.S 100,000 20,000+60,000 = 80,000 100,000/80,000 = 1.25 LDC 20,000 15,000+5,000 = 15,000 20,000/20,000 = 1 Yes, results are better because labor and equipment can be exchanged. C. Calculate raw material productivity figures (units/$ where $1 = FC 10) Explain why these figures
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2011 for the course BUS 451 taught by Professor Bilbrey during the Spring '11 term at Anderson University SC.

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Week 1 assignment- - Caroline Herring Dr Buddy Bilbrey Operations Management October 2 2011 Week 1 Assignment Chapter 2 US Sales(units Labor(hours

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