Chapter 01 - Strategy and Competition
Strategy and Competition
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 1
Several problems arise if the jobs shift from manufacturing to service. One is that
service jobs pay less. Many service jobs are minimum wage, while ho
Chapter 11 - Quality and Assurance
Quality and Assurance
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 11
xf ( x ) = i = i
f ( x) =
f ( x ) (E ( X1 ) 2
[0 + 1 + 4 + 9 + 16 + 25] = 55/6
VAR(X 1) = 55/6
Chapter 10 - Facilities Layout and Location
Facilities Layout and Location
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 10
Minimize investment in new equipment.
Important: Construction of new manufacturing facilities.
Unimportant: Rearranging an existing la
Chapter 09 - Project Scheduling
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 9
a) Completion of activities A, C, E, and F.
b) This is the collection of activities whose latest finishing time is less than or equal to
16 weeks. From the example
Chapter 08 - Operations Scheduling
Solutions to Problems From Chapter 8
WIP inventory is Work-In-Progress inventory. This refers to inventory waiting to
be processed and inventory currently being processed. Since there are opport
Chapter 07 - Push and Pull Production Control Systems: MRP and JIT
Push and Pull Production Control Systems: MRP and JIT
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 7
In MRP systems, demands for components are the result of the lot sizing decisions made at
Chapter 06 - Supply Chain Management
Supply Chain Management
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 6
a) The Greedy Heuristic Solution is x 11=60, x21=40, x22=84, x23=21, x33=56, and x34=69,
at a total cost of $438,940.
b) The optimal solution one obtains
Chapter 05 - Inventory Control Subject to Uncertain Demand
Inventory Control Subject to Uncertain Demand
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 5
In general, no. The demand includes both the number sold and the number of lost sales
(or back orders). The a
Chapter 04 - Inventory Control Subject to Known Demand
Inventory Control Subject to Known Demand
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 4
When to order and how much to order.
a) Money that is tied up in inventories could be invested elsewher
Chapter 03 - Aggregate Planning
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 3
The phrase, "An aggregate unit of production," may have different meanings in different
contexts. In some cases aggregate units correspond to actual production uni
Chapter 02 - Forecasting
Solutions To Problems From Chapter 2
Cycles have repeating patterns that vary in length and magnitude.
New sales and existing sales forecasts. Cau
Explain the accrual basis of accounting and the reasons
for adjusting entries.
Prepare adjusting entries for deferrals.
Prepare adjusting entries for accruals.
Prepare an adjusted t