Liberty BUSI 411 Connect Homework Chapter 16 Answers Complete Solutions
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The following table shows orders to be processed at a machine shop as of 8:00 a.m. Monday. The jobs have different operations they must go through. Processing times are in days. Jobs are listed in order of arrival.
a. Determine the processing sequence at the first work center using each of these rules: (1) First come, first served, (2) Slack per operation. (Hint: In case of a tie choose the jobs in alphabetical order.)
b. Compute the effectiveness of each rule using each of these measures: (1) average completion time, (2) average number of jobs at the work center. (Round your answers to 2 decimal places.)
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The Budd Gear Co. specializes in heat-treating gears for automobile companies. At 8:00 a.m., when Budd’s shop opened today, five orders (listed in order of arrival) were waiting to be processed.
a. If the due date rule is used, what sequence should be used?
b. What will be the average job tardiness? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
c. What will be the average number of jobs in the system? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places.)
d. Would the Shortest processing time rule produce better results in terms of average job tardiness? (Round your answer to the nearest whole number.)