The E-Game Company (A)1
Late one Friday afternoon, George Heller was trying to formulate an approach to his job
as finished goods warehouse manager for the E-Game Company. As finished goods
warehouse manager at the E-Game Company, he had the responsibilit
Question No. 1
A small oil company has a refining budget of $200,000 and would like to
determine the optimal production plan for profitability. The following table
lists the costs associated with their three products.
Note on How to Use the OM Explorer to Conduct SPC Charting
OM Explorer is a piece of software included in the CD Rom of your text book. You
can either install the software from the CD or download the files from my website.
Nonetheless, I recommend that yo
Center of Gravity Method Finding the Optimal (x, y) Coordinates
f ( x, y ) = Dn Fn d n = Dn Fn ( x x n ) 2 + ( y y n ) 2
Lets take first derivative with regard to x. Then
f ( x, y )
= Dn Fn ( x x n ) 2 + ( y y n ) 2
Six sigma: A breakthrough strategy for profitability
Mikel J Harry
Quality Progress; May 1998; 31, 5; ABI/INFORM Global
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Supply Chain Management
Book retailers return 30% of new hardcover books to their publishers.
Airlines fill 72.4% of their seats but have a break-even load level of
In the new auto market 53% of customers compromise on at least
Linear Programming by Excel Solver
(The OConnel Airline Example)
1. Formulate the problem manually.
2. Setting up the table the table in the Excel Worksheet must reflect the objective
function and constraints with proper coefficients as follows.
Work Element Description
Bolt leg frame to hopper
Insert impeller shaft
Attach drive wheel
Attach free wheel
Mount lower post
A warming-up network problem: Drive-through Ordering-Process at Burger King
Prepare a Burger and Fries
Draw the correspo
Process and Operations Management
NOTE ON MRP AND EXERCISES
Types of Demand
A. Independent Demand
The item demand is influenced directly by market conditions and independent of
Only end items specified in Master Production Schedule such as Civic EX and
Accord LX by Honda
Formula for Capacity (Machine) Requirements
RC Di Pi ( Di Qi ) Si
AC N [1 (C / 100)] N [Utilizatio n]
= Machine requirement
= Required capacity
= Available capacity (actual) per machine
= Total number of product kinds.
Direct MRP Input
Master Production Schedule (MPS) Specifies how many
finished goods (end items) are needed and when.
Bill of Materials (BOM) A structured list of all components
of an item, the parent-component relationship and