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Unformatted text preview: given that no resource can achieve a higher utilization than the bottleneck, every process step other than the bottleneck will have a utilization gap relative to the bottleneck process might not always be capacity-constrained, but rather be input or demand constrained (disappears if there is sufficient market demand and full resource availability 2.5 utilization can never exceed 100% implied capacity = capacity requested by demand/available capacity implied capacity over 100% reflects that a resource does not have the capacity available to meet demand over 100% does not make it a bottleneck 2.6 product mix different types of customers flowing through one process work load requested capacity of a resource implied capacity busiest resource...
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- Spring '07