160-Capacity_Utilisation

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Unformatted text preview: Name: Date Taken: Class: Total Possible Marks: 32 Capacity Utilisation Complete the following questions in the time allowed by your teacher QUICK DEFINITIONS Write a short, accurate definition for each of the following key terms. (2 marks for each good quality definition) 2 1. Define: production capacity 2 2. Define: capacity utilisation 2 3. Define: excess capacity 2 4. Define: unit cost www.tutor2u.net -1- -2- QUICK LISTS In this section, provide an outline or list points which answer the question 3 5. List three different kinds of business and how they might measure capacity A. B. C. D. E. 6. List three reasons why a business is likely to consider capacity utilisation an 4 important measure of performance A. B. C. www.tutor2u.net -2- -3- Short Answers In this section, write a short answer (one or two sentences) for each question. 4 7. Explain three reasons why a business might be operating at significantly less than full capacity 4 8. Describe three ways in which a business could respond to a situation of excess demand / under capacity www.tutor2u.net -3- -44 9. Explain why a business may experience problems if it tries to operate a very high levels of capacity utilisation 5 10. Complete the capacity utilisation calculations for Jenkins Roadside Cafes Ltd based on the table above www.tutor2u.net -4- ...
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