To increase instrumentality in any field of work, there
BUS 304: Engineering Management
Midterm Exam (100 pts.)
Instructions: Please complete and submit with all supplementing materials,
such as formulas and excel sheets that you may have used when solving
these problems. Make
Give an example of an appropriate technology that might be preferable in a specific developing
country situation instead of the technology used to solve the same problem in the United States.
An example of appropriate technology being used in developing c
It is a management dictum that authority should be equal to the responsibility. Identify situations
where this is not true, and suggest how this weakness might be compensated for.
Should managers be experts in the area they are supervising? Does this chan
Minutes Per Unit
Minutes in 1 Hour
Labor per Hour
Total Labor Hours
Case Assignment (100 pts)
Instructions: Complete a Network Diagram.
Include in the nodes the activity letters and the
activity estimated completion times. Please
identify the critical path and what tasks to watch
closely. How much slack t
1. Zeus Computer Chips Inc. used to have major contracts to produce the Centrino-type chips.
Here is demand over the past 12 quarters:
Sharp Discounts Wholesale Club has two service desks, one at each entrance of the store. Customers
arrive at each service desk at an average of one every 6 minutes. The service rate of each service desk is
4 minutes per customer.
Planning and Forecasting
Professor Jeff Dickson
The General who wins a battle makes many
calculations in his temple ere the battle is
fought. The general who loses a battle makes
few calculations before hand. It is by attention
to this p