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Mgmt 361 - Ch 4 - part II

Mgmt 361 - Ch 4 - part II - MGMT 361 Operations...

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1 MGMT 361 Operations Management (OM) Ch IV: Aggregate Planning Based on: Ch. 13 from Stevenson
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Aggregate Planning Steps - Review 2 1. Calculate aggregate demand for each period. 2. Select a strategy and obtain the basic plan. 3. Make adjustments to satisfy policies ( constraints ) to get the final plan. 4. Break down the final plan and calculate costs. 5. Make further adjustments to improve costs (linear programming
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If there are hard and soft constraints: First take care of hard constraints Second take care of soft constraints without violating hard constraints. If there are conflicts between hard and soft constraints, you must choose the plan which satisfies hard constraints! Hard constraint MUST be satisfied Soft constraint AVOID if you can and as much as you can 3 Two Basic Types of Constraints
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