BUS 644 Week 6 Final Paper, Space Age Furniture Problem
Space Age Furniture Company has an order for 1000 Gemini furniture units and an order for 1000 Saturn furniture units. While machine capability is sufficient, there is only one highly …..machinist ….who can run the special lathe which produces a part that is needed in both product. The machinist can produce 30 units per hour, or 240 in an 8 hour day, 1200 per week. While this is exceptional productivity, there will need to be 2000 ….in one week to keep up with the demand as order. ED, the machinist is getting tired of working the overtime. The problem is how can the company meet the one week lead time, fill both orders, and keep Ed content as an employee. This paper will strive to answer this question…………Continued (09 Pages with References)
BUS 644 Week 6 Discussion 1, Just-in-Time (JIT) Inventories
Choose companies or industries for which JIT would be totally inappropriate? Explain your reasoning with examples in 200-250 words.
BUS 644 Week 6 Discussion 2, Scheduling Procedures
Categorize different scheduling procedures for various types of service operations, such as restaurants, hospitals, and airlines.