Read the opening case in Chapter 1, Today, Every Company Is a Technology Company (this
can be found in the Read, Study, Practice section of Chapter 1 in WileyPLUS). After reading
the case, use examples from the case and independent online research to answ

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Class 2
Productivity Ratios
Labor Productivity =
(# of units produced OR $ value of units produced) / (# of hours spent OR payroll cost $)
Multifactor Productivity =
(# of units produced O

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Class 2
Productivity Ratios
Labor Productivity =
# of units produced (or $ value of units produced) / # of labor hrs spent (or payroll cost $)
Multi-factor Productivity =
# of units produc

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Todays class exercises and submissions are worth 5% of your First Exam.
Class - 7
LINEAR PROGRAMMING
Different problems are solved in different ways!
One of the many ways is LINEAR PROGRAM

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Todays class exercises and submissions are worth 5% of your First Exam.
Class - 7
LINEAR PROGRAMMING
Different problems are solved in different ways!
One of the many ways is LINEAR PROGRAM

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Class 4
Layout Selection (continued)
Line-flow Layout
Concept of Predecessors
B
A
R
P
Q
Concept of Cycle Time
Washing
Drying
15 min per load
Folding
30 min per load
15 min per load
Cycle T

Target
25
Mr. Sigma
Average
Std Dev.
Ms. Quality
23
24
25
25
21
25
19
24
26
26
22.8
24.8
2.9
0.8
Problem 1
Left Side
0.067
Right Side
0.067
Proportion of Defectives
0.134
DPMO
133614
The Sigma Level of this process is between 2 sigma and 3 sigma.
Problem

QSO 300: Fall 2014
Operations Management
Kishore Kumar Pochampally
Class 4
Layout Selection (continued)
Line-flow Layout
Concept of Predecessors
B
A
R
P
Q
Concept of Cycle Time
Washing
Drying
15 min per load
Folding
30 min per load
15 min per load
Cycle T

Problem 1
X1
X2
Initial / Optimal
3
6
Max Profit
342
Extrusion
Packaging
Add Mix
48
18
12
<=
<=
<=
48
18
16
Problem 2
S
D
C
Initial / Optimal
0
20
10
Max Profit
640
C. Time
S. Time
Material
100
140
60
<=
<=
<=
100
180
60