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Solution to Problems Chapter 1 Operations and Productivity Problem 1 Mance Fraily the Production Manager at Ralts Mills can currently expect his operation to produce 1000 square yards of fabric for each ton of raw cotton Each ton of raw cotton requires 5 labor hours to process He believes that he can buy a better quality raw cotton which will enable him to produce 1200 square yards per ton of raw cotton with the same labor hours What will be the impact on productivity measured in square yards per labor-hour if he purchases the higher quality raw cotton Problem 2 C A Ratchet the local auto mechanic finds that it usually takes him 2 hours to diagnose and fix a typical problem What is his daily productivity assume an 8 hour day Mr Ratchet believes he can purchase a small computer trouble-shooting device which will allow him to find and fix a problem in the incredible at least to his customers time of 1 hour He will however have to spend an extra hour each morning adjusting the computerized diagnostic device What will be the impact on his productivity if he purchases the device Problem 3 Joanna French is currently working a total of 12 hours per day to produce 240 dolls She thinks that by changing the paint used for the facial features and fingernails that she can increase her rate to 360 dolls per day Total material cost for each doll is approximately 350 she has to invest 20 in the necessary supplies expendables per day energy costs are assumed to be only 400 per day and she thinks she should be making 10 per hour for her time Viewing this from a total multifactor productivity perspective what is her productivity at present and with the new paint Problem 4 How would total multifactor productivity change if using the new paint raised Ms Frenchs material costs by 050 per
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