О СНАРТER 2 .Operations Strategy &IIu UUIinstalled a new assembly process, including a newsander and polisher. With this new system, produc-tion has increased to 90 pieces of furniture per dayfrom the previous 60 pieces of furniture per day. Thenumber of defective items produced has droppedfrom 10 pieces per day to 1 per day. The productionfacility operates strictly eight hours per day. Evaluatethe change in productivity for Aztec using the new as-sembly process.Howard Plastics produces plastic containers for usein the food packaging industry. Last year its aver-age monthly production included 20,000 containersproduced using one shift five days a week with aneight-hour-a-day operation. Of the items produced,15 percent were deemed defective. Recently, HowardPlastics has implemented new production methodsand a new quality improvement program. Its monthlyproduction has increased to 25,000 containers with9 percent defective.(a) Compute productivity ratios for the old and newproduction system.(b) Compare the changes in productivity between thetwo production systems.B.) Med-Tech labs is a facility that provides medical tests

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О СНАРТER 2 .
Operations Strategy &IIu UUI
installed a new assembly process, including a new
sander and polisher. With this new system, produc-
tion has increased to 90 pieces of furniture per day
from the previous 60 pieces of furniture per day. The
number of defective items produced has dropped
from 10 pieces per day to 1 per day. The production
facility operates strictly eight hours per day. Evaluate
the change in productivity for Aztec using the new as-
sembly process.
Howard Plastics produces plastic containers for use
in the food packaging industry. Last year its aver-
age monthly production included 20,000 containers
produced using one shift five days a week with an
eight-hour-a-day operation. Of the items produced,
15 percent were deemed defective. Recently, Howard
Plastics has implemented new production methods
and a new quality improvement program. Its monthly
production has increased to 25,000 containers with
9 percent defective.
(a) Compute productivity ratios for the old and new
production system.
(b) Compare the changes in productivity between the
two production systems.
B.) Med-Tech labs is a facility that provides medical tests
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О СНАРТER 2 . Operations Strategy &IIu UUI installed a new assembly process, including a new sander and polisher. With this new system, produc- tion has increased to 90 pieces of furniture per day from the previous 60 pieces of furniture per day. The number of defective items produced has dropped from 10 pieces per day to 1 per day. The production facility operates strictly eight hours per day. Evaluate the change in productivity for Aztec using the new as- sembly process. Howard Plastics produces plastic containers for use in the food packaging industry. Last year its aver- age monthly production included 20,000 containers produced using one shift five days a week with an eight-hour-a-day operation. Of the items produced, 15 percent were deemed defective. Recently, Howard Plastics has implemented new production methods and a new quality improvement program. Its monthly production has increased to 25,000 containers with 9 percent defective. (a) Compute productivity ratios for the old and new production system. (b) Compare the changes in productivity between the two production systems. B.) Med-Tech labs is a facility that provides medical tests

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