Hw2 sol - Chapter 2 Problem 2. Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 Crew Size 4...

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Chapter 2 Problem 2. Week Crew Size Yards installed Productivity 1 4 96 24 2 3 72 24 3 4 92 23 4 2 50 25 5 3 69 23 6 2 52 26 Both the crew size and the productivity fluctuated in these six weeks. The highest productivity was achieved when the crew size is small (two). Hazel Revisited 1. Hazel mainly offers lawn care services to the neighbors who are familiar with her. Compared to other companies, it should be easier for her to get the order of services from these neighbors. Hazel s company is small so that the running cost should be lower. Hazel s company may have better availability and flexibility. Better location and quicker response. The cost of hiring part-time workers might be lower than that of professional workers. 2. a. To increase profits, Hazel mainly has two ways. The first one is to increase the revenue, which could be achieved by raising prices. The second one is to lower the cost. Higher productivity means the lower cost of the output. So increased productivity could be an
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Hw2 sol - Chapter 2 Problem 2. Week 1 2 3 4 5 6 Crew Size 4...

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