Chapter 18: Project Management
Problems, Activities, and Discussions (5) Rozales Manufacturing Co. is planning to install a new, flexible manufacturing system. The activities that must be performed, their immediate predecessors, and estimated activity tim

Chapter 1: Goods, Services, and Operations Management
Problems, Activities, and Discussions
Problem #2: Describe a customer experience you have personally encountered where the good or service or both were unsatisfactory (i.e., defective product, errors,

Chapter 11: Forecasting and Demand Planning Homework Problems Problem #1: Forecasts and actual sales of portable CD players at Just Say Music are as follows: Month March April May June July August September October November Forecast 150 220 205 256 250 26

Chapter 16: Quality Control and SPC Homework Problems and Solutions #1: Thirty samples of size 3 resulted in an overall mean of 16.51 and average range of 1.30. Compute control limits for x- and R-charts. #2: Use the sample data below to construct x- and

Supplement C: Linear Programming
Homework Problems Probett Problem #1: Solve these problems using simultaneous equations to determine the optimal values of the decision variables and the objective function. a. Maximize Z = 4x1 + 3x2 Subject to: Material:

Chapter 12: Managing Inventories Homework Problems and Solutions Problem #1: The Welsh Corporation uses 10 key components in one of its manufacturing plants. Perform an ABC analysis from the data shown below. Explain your decisions and logic.
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Chapter 15: Quality Management Homework Problems and Solutions #1: A bank has set a standard that mortgage applications be processed within a certain number of days of filing. If, out of a sample of 1000 applications, 75 fail to meet this requirement, wha

Chapter 13: Resource Management/MRP Homework Problems/Solutions Problems: #1. Given the following diagram for a product, determine the quantity of each component required to assemble one unit of the finished product.
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Chapter 7: Process Selection, Design, and Analysis
Problems, Activities, and Discussions Note: For all of these problems, you must get all variables in the same units of measure before you plug numbers into the formula! (1) A telephone call center uses th

Chapter 4: Operations Strategy
Problems, Activities, and Discussions
Problem #1: What might the competitive advantage be for each of the following companies: eBay Southwest Airlines Dell Computers Toyota Apple Solution #1: Competitive advantage denotes a

Chapter 3: Measuring Performance in Operations
Problems, Activities, and Discussions
Problem #2: A major airline is attempting to evaluate the effect of recent changes it has made in scheduling flights between New York City and Los Angeles. Data available

Chapter 2: Value Chains
Problems, Activities, and Discussions
Problem #1: Provide an example where you have compared a good or service by its value and compared perceived benefits and price. How did your assessment of value lead to a purchase (or nonpurch