BUS 515 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT, REID 5TH ED/2012

Problem 6

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Flora’s Fabulous Fountains’ (FFF) top product is its Model A. Which of the following product structure trees for the Model A is true?

Use the following information:

Problem 8

Flora is preparing for her busy season and is building 2500 Model A fountains. Calculate the gross requirements for each component assuming that there is no beginning inventory.

Use the following information:

Component Immediate Parent Usage per Parent

A none -

B A 2

C A 1

D A 3

E A 2

F B 4

G B 2

H D 3

I D 2

J E 1

K E 5

L E 2

M F 3

N F 6

O H 2

P K 1

Q K 2

Put the answers down into the table (If answer is zero, please enter 0, do not leave any fields blank):

Component Gross Requirement

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

Q

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Problem 10

Calculate the minimum replenishment time to build 2500 Model A fountains given the following beginning inventories.

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Use the following information:

(a) = weeks

Problem 18

Marvin’s Beach Cleaners is responsible for keeping the beach clean. Marvin estimates that he needs three people on Monday and Tuesday; four people on Wednesday and Thursday; five people on Saturday and Sunday and six people on Friday. Contractually, Marvin is required to give each employee two consecutive days off during the week. Assume that workers #2 and #4 asked Marvin to get one of their days off on Tuesday, workers #3 and #6 - on Wednesday, worker #1 - on Monday, and Marvin agreed. Develop a workforce schedule for Marvin to use.

Employee Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

1 OFF

2 OFF

3 OFF

4 OFF

5

6 OFF

Problem 20

Cathy’s Coney Islands operates seven days per week. Demand is relatively constant during the week and tails off on the weekend. She estimates that she needs five employees Monday through Friday, two employees on Saturday and three employees on Sunday. Employee #4 has one of his days off on Tuesday, employee #5 - on Thursday, employee #6 - on Friday and employee #3 - on Sunday. She is committed to giving each employee two consecutive days off during the week. Develop a workforce schedule for Cathy.

Employee Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

1

2

3 OFF

4 OFF

5 OFF

6 OFF

Problem 22

Bill’s Bar & Grill is open seven nights a week. Business is busiest on Thursday when there is a concert in the park across the street. Bill wants a workforce schedule that allows each employee two consecutive days off each week. He believes that he needs four employees on Tuesday and Saturday; five employees on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; six employees on Thursday and Sunday. Employees #1 and #5 asked him to have one of their days off on Monday; employees #3, #4 and #6 asked for one of their days off on Tuesday, Sunday and Thursday respectively. Bill agreed. Develop a workforce schedule for Bill.

Employee Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

1 OFF

2

3 OFF

4 OFF

5 OFF

6 OFF

7

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