Sustainability and Supply Chain Management (12th Edition)
Authors: Jay Heizer, Barry Render, Chuck Munson
Discussion question #1, and #9 on page 185
Why is it necessary to document a product explicitly?
What are three specific ways in which computer-aided design
(CAD) benefits the design engineer?
Discussion question #1, #6, and #8 on page 236
- Explain how improving quality can lead to reduced costs.
- What are seven tools of TQM?
- How can a university control the quality of its output (that is,
Chapter 7 and supplement
Discussion question #1 on page 300
What is process strategy?
Problem #S7.1 on page 330
Amy Xia’s plant was designed to produce
7,000 hammers per day but is limited to making 6,000 hammers
per day because of the time needed to change equipment between
styles of hammers. What is the utilization?
#S7.15 (a only) on page 331
A production process at Kenneth Day Manufacturing is shown in Figure S7.9 . The drilling operation occurs separately from, and simultaneously with, sawing and sanding, which are independent and sequential operations. A product needs to go through only one of the three assembly operations (the operations are in parallel).
- Which operation is the bottleneck?
Discussion question #8.1 on page 357
In Myanmar (formerly Burma), 6 laborers, each making the equivalent of $3 per day, can produce 40 units per day. In rural China, 10 laborers, each making the equivalent of $2 per day, can produce 45 units. In Billings, Montana, 2 laborers, each making $60 per day, can make 100 units. Based on labor costs only, which location would be most economical to produce the item?