# Operations Essay

Decent Essays

Question # 1:
Although all nine of the competitive priorities discussed in this chapter are relevant to a company’s success in the marketplace, explain why the company should not necessarily try to excel in all of them. What determines the choice of the competitive priorities that a company should emphasize for its key processes?

Question # 2:
Suds and Duds Laundry washed and pressed the following number of dress shirts per week Week | Work Crew | Total Hours | Shirts | 1 | Sud and Dud | 24 | 68 | 2 | Sud and Jud | 46 | 130 | 3 | Sud, Dud &amp; Jud | 62 | 152 | 4 | Sud, Dud &amp; Jud | 51 | 125 | 5 | Dud and Jud | 45 | 131 |

a. Calculate the labour productivity ratio for each week b. Explain the labor …show more content…

Because both costs and revenues are linear relationships, the break-even point is where the total revenue line crosses the total cost line.
In this given problem, we have

p = revenue per unit sold = \$15 per client per month * 12 = \$180 per client per year.
Q = 15,000 customers c = variable cost = \$ 10 per month * 12 = \$120 per year
Therefore,

Q=Fp-c
15,000=F180-120

F= \$900,000 annual fixed cost

Question # 4:

Analyze the decision tree in Figure A.8. What is the expected payoff for the best alternative? First, be sure to infer the missing probabilities.