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Case
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Reference no. IMD-6-0242
Published by: Institute for Management Development (IMD)
Originally published in: 2002
Version: 30.06.2003
Length: 15 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

This is an updated and revised version of the case number 685-010-1, with the same title. It deals with a laboratory equipment manufacturer which has difficulties in shipping its products. The shortfall in production is caused by the unanticipated consequences of fiddling with the company''s inventory and production planning process. The case highlights the importance of good production planning for a plant''s profitability.
Location:
Size:
500 employees
Other setting(s):
2001

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Abstract

This is an updated and revised version of the case number 685-010-1, with the same title. It deals with a laboratory equipment manufacturer which has difficulties in shipping its products. The shortfall in production is caused by the unanticipated consequences of fiddling with the company''s inventory and production planning process. The case highlights the importance of good production planning for a plant''s profitability.

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Location:
Size:
500 employees
Other setting(s):
2001

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