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A Taxonomy of Process Types
This note describes the spectrum of process types, focusing on two pure cases in detail, flow shops, and job shops. Specifically it describes characteristics, operations, and opportunities for competitive advantage ...
Publication Date: 05/24/2010 Product ID: 1-429-083
Alexander & Thurston Inventory Management
The president and CEO of Alexander & Thurston has expressed the opinion that there is too much spare-parts inventory in the system. He believes that, through better inventory management ...
Publication Date: 11/16/2012 Product ID: 1-429-293
Capacity Management at the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital
This case explores the capacity management challenges facing the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at St. Mary’s Hospital. Recent increases in the number of patients have led to a demand ...
Publication Date: 11/06/2008 Product ID: 1-428-724
Creative Calligraphy Invitations: A Process Analysis
You and your roommate are launching a calligraphy business out of your two-bedroom apartment. Will this business be profitable? That is the question students evaluate with “Creative Calligraphy Invitations ...
Publication Date: 11/20/2009 Product ID: 1-428-837
GoodBelly: Using Statistics to Justify the Marketing Expense
GoodBelly is trying to boost its sales at grocery stores like Whole Foods Market. As a small start-up, GoodBelly must optimize the allocation of its limited marketing budget. It Dickerson will need to apply regression analysis to sales data to determine whether or not the company should continue its promotional programs ...
Publication Date: 07/10/2012 Product ID: 1-429-252