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A Brief Note on Process Capability

Process capability, as revolutionized by Motorola, can be defined as the extent to which a process's natural variation falls within specifications. This note is a succinct introduction to the process ...

A Brief Note on the Theory of Constraints

This note provides detailed guidance for analyzing a complex business problem using the systems thinking tools: reference behavior patterns, systems archetypes, causal-loop diagrams, and stock-flow ma ...

A Glossary of Lean Terms

Lean has been defined as the "relentless pursuit of the elimination of waste." This technical note provides a glossary of terms concerning Lean implementation, including muda, muri, nura, kanban, ando ...

Abby Hamilton

This case provides students with an opportunity to apply cost-modeling techniques in the context of consolidating freight costs. The case allows students to test their analytical skills using regressi ...

Adam Burke and PBM Plastics: Message in a Bottle

With a cross-disciplinary perspective, this field-based case uses the experience of a company with a supplier that fails to meet its production commitment to set the stage for an analysis of supplier ...

Airflow Aircraft (Abridged)

A manufacturer of turboprop airplanes must evaluate its spare-part inventory control system. Economic order quantities, safety stocks, and reorder points must be calculated, and issues regarding relev ...

Airflow Aircraft, Inc.

This case requires students to evaluate an inventory-control system for a provider of spare parts for a regional turboprop-airplane manufacturer. Students must also calculate economic order quantities ...

Beau Ties Ltd. of Vermont

Bill Kenerson, the owner-operator of a retail bow-tie business faces two decisions. The first is whether to bring production of bow ties in-house. The second concerns his telephone-order- entry system ...

Beef-Noodle Casserole

Tom Jenkins, manager of the filling line for Amore Frozen Foods' beef-noodle-casserole product, must determine the proper fill rate and production rate for three filling machines. An on-line simulatio ...

By Air or By Sea?

An OEM motor manufacturer is deciding where to locate a new manufacturing line for one of its customers. The options are China, Eastern Europe, Mexico and the U.S. Information is given to begin an ini ...

Capabilities Module: Analyzing Operating Processes

This note describes the Capabilities Module in the core-curriculum Operations Management course at the Darden School. ...

Capacity of Asynchronous Single-Piece Flow Lines: A Quiz

This technical note provides a pedagogical overview of management communication for MBA education. ...
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