Why have dummy sources and dummy destinations?
11-14 Student Enterprises sells two sizes of wall posters, a large 3- by 4-foot poster and a smaller 2- by 3-foot poster. The profit earned from the sale of each large poster is $3; each smaller poster earns $2. The firm, although profitable, is not large; it consists of one art student, Jan Meising, at the University of Kentuck
Is it critical to have a sense of the game being played, the players, and what their positions are.
Case problem on North-south airline: Regression Analysis See Attached 1. Prepare a Peg Jone's response to Stephen Ruth.
Explain the purpose and procedures of the simplex method.
Do you prefer the corner point method or the isoprofit, isocost method? Why?
What is a shadow price? How does the concept relate to the dual of an LP problem? How does it relate to the primal?
5. What is a shadow price? How does the concept relate to the dual of an LP problem? How does it relate to the primal?
Consider the following LP problem: Maximize earnings = $0.80X1 + $0.40X2 + $1.20X3 ? $0.10X4 subject to: X1 + 2X2 + X3+ 5X4= 150 X2- 4X3 + 8X4 = 70 6X1 + 7X2 + 2X3 ? X4 = 120 X1,X2,X3,X4 = 0 (a) Convert these constraints to equalities by adding the appropriate slack, surplus, or artificial variables. Also, add the ne
How does job satisfaction impact employee productivity, absenteeism, and turnover?
PASSENGER MILES FLOWN ON NORTHEAST AIRLINES, A COMMUTER FIRM SERVING THE BOSTON HUB, ARE AS FOLLOWS FOR THE PAST 12 WEEKS:
PASSENGER MILES FLOWN ON NORTHEAST AIRLINES, A COMMUTER FIRM SERVING THE BOSTON HUB, ARE AS FOLLOWS FOR THE PAST 12 WEEKS: ACTUAL PASSENGER ACTUAL PASSENGER WEEK MILES (1000S) WEEK MILES (1000S) 1 17
ALLEN YOUNG HAS ALWAYS BEEN PROUD OF HIS PERSONAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND HAS DONE VERY WELL OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS. HE INVESTS PRIMARILY IN THE STOCK MARKET. OVER THE PAST SEVERAL MONTHS, HOWEVER ALLEN HAS NOT DONE WELL IN HIS INVESTMENTS. IN SOME CASES IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER FOR ALLEN TO HAVE HIS MONEY IN THE BANK TH
Can you give examples of how or when your training in critical thinking techniques has impacted your decision making process at work or in your personal life?
We make choices as consumers every day. Opportunity cost is defined as a person's "next best alternative" or "the cost of what you give up when you make a choice." Think of a recent decision you made regarding your career. What was your opportunity cost for making that choice? What was your "next best alternative"?
Explain how a scatter diagram can be used to identify the type of regression to use. Describe briefly the steps used to develop a forecasting system.
1) Markland Manufacturing intends to increase capacity by overcoming a bottleneck operation by adding new equipment. Two vendors have presented proposals. The fixed costs for proposal A are $50,000, and for proposal B, $70,000. The variable cost for A is $12.00, and for B, $10.00. The revenue generated by each unit is $20.00
The three blood banks in Franklin County are coordinated through a central office that facilitates blood delivery to four hospitals in the region. The cost to ship a standard container of blood from each bank to each hospital is shown in the table below. Also given are the biweekly number of containers available at each bank a
Wordplay Greeting Cards has retained your firm for one last project. Specifically, they would like you to create the materials and presentation for the results of your research (the research you summarized in the Unit 5 Individual Project) and present this to four separate groups as follows: *Corporate Office *Region Offic
How did the more dynamic and complex view of the universe affect the literature, art, and composition of the early twentieth century? How did literature change from previous eras in the 20th century?
Data envelopment analysis can measure the relative efficiency of a group of hospitals. The following data from a particular study involving seven teaching hospitals include three input measures and four output measures. Input Measures Hospital Full-Time Supply Bed-Days Equivalent
Consider the following linear programming problem: Min x1 + 2x2 s.t. x1 + 4x2 ≤ 21 2x1 + x2 ≥ 7
Presentation on SMART Goal Setting
Read The Exley Chemical Company Case in Chapter 11 of your text. (SEE ATTACHED) You are to act as an OD consulting team who has landed the Exley Chemical Company as a client. Collaborate on creating a case analysis using the Case Analysis Format as it appears on page 342 of your text. (SEE ATTACHED) You can add additional space
SCENARIO: You are the Director of Compensation and Benefits for Lansing-Smith Corporation, a 6-month old sales and service organization that currently has a workforce of 150 employees. You recently joined the organization when the Vice President of Operations decided to move the Compensation and Benefits function out of the Acc
Select an industry (software development, architecture, course development, marketing development, or any with which you might be familiar). - Write a report that describes the physical challenges that you would come across in handling international projects in that industry. - What are the common difficulties arising from
Apply underlying theory to write a case analysis about Lucchetti, including recommendations in the report Lucchetti pp 171-183 Strategic Management 7th edition by Hill/Ireland Conclusions ? Businessmen in Peru tend to make decisions based more on business objectives rather than on ethical issues. ? Str
How would I use BrainMass as one of my references in my research project?
Program the linear programming formulation for the problem below and solve it with the use of POM (software). A firm uses three machines in the manufacturing of three products: ? Each unit of product 1 requires three hours on machine 1, two hours on machine 2, and one hour on machine 3. ? Each unit of product 2 require
Suppose the price of apples rises from $3 a pound to $3.45 and your consumption of apples drops from 30 pounds of apples a month to 21 pounds of apples. Calculate your price elasticity of demand of apples. What can you say about the price elasticity of demand of apples? Is it Elastic, Inelastic, or Unitary Elastic? Be sure to sh
What recommendations would you give for a manager to lead the change process and then sustain the changes in an organization?
1. (TCO D) When there is a production constraint, a company should emphasize the products with: the highest unit contribution margins the highest contribution margin ratios the highest contribution margin per unit of constrained resource the highest contribution margins and contribution