Chapter 1 Solutions
Chapter 1, problem 1
a. Value of output:
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Week 1 Lecture Notes Chapter 1. Operations as a Competitive Weapon
1. Operations is one of several functions within an organization:
accounting, distribution, engineering, operations, finance, human resources, marketing, etc.
2a. Operations management dea
Standard formats for:
forecasting, linear programming, MPS and MRP, and scheduling
Forecasting Ch. 13
Linear Programming in Excel Su. E
Resource Planning Ch. 15
MPS Record: All level 0 items have MPS Records.
MRP Records: All level 1,2,. have MRP Records.
Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation
Swings in the Economic Pendulum
A Hypothetical Business Cycle
The phases of the business cycle are: expansion, peak (or boom), contraction,
and recessionary trough.
These spreadsheets have been designed to help you understand the quantitative methods in Operations Management.
Each spreadsheet contains an example from your textbook for which you may change the data in order to see how
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Solver - Waiting Lines
This general-purpose solver provides the operating characterstics of waiting-line situations in single-server,
multiple-server, and finite-source scenarios. Supply the arrival rate (l) and service rate (m) in the cells p
Week 3 Lecture Notes Chapter 5. Process Analysis, Supplement B. Simulation
1. Process Analysis
By process analysis is meant evaluating and improving processes. A systematic approach is used
M idterm Exam I - version A
0600: Operations Management
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Step 4. Assign work elements to workstations (i) in order of priority, (ii) according to precedence constraints,
and (iii) with no more than c = 120 seconds of work per station.
Solver - Transportation Method
This general-purpose solver finds the least expensive shipment pattern for as many as twelve sources and
Enter the names and capacities for the sources in the area provided in the Inputs shee
Week 2 Lecture Notes Chapter 3. Project Management
1.A project is usually a special, on-time activity.
Project management is a systemized, phased approach to defining and organizing (#2 below), and
planning, monitoring, and controlling (#3 below) projects
Week 6 Lecture Notes Chapter 8. Process Layout
1. Process layout decisions include:
What workcenters the layout should include
Where each workcenter is located
How much space and capacity each workcenter needs
How each workcenters space is configured
Week 4 Lecture Notes Chapter 6. Quality
1. Costs of (Poor) Quality
Defect / Poor Quality - Any instance when a process fails to satisfy its customer
Costs incurred because of defects / poor quality are divided into four categories.
i) Prevention costs:
Example: Customer Service Counter
Time until Arrival of Next Customer
0.00 to 0.27
0.28 to 0.48
0.49 to 0.63
0.64 to 0.74
0.75 to 0.81
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0.88 to 0.91
0.92 to 0.
MBA O600: Operations Management
Winter 2013 Course Outline
To develop an understanding of the principles and important problems in operations management.
To become familiar with the analytical tools commonly used to solve op
o600: Operations Management
Final Exam - Computer
Print your Name & Student Number:
You will be asked to do one problem; either problem 7 or problem 10 below. The data for your problem will be
different from the data given here, so y