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Case
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Reference no. 680-014-1
Authors: Nigel D C Slack (Oxford Said Business School Limited)
Published in: 1980
Length: 6 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This case examines an equipment purchase decision as faced by a small food preservatives manufacturing company. The text is a description of a meeting between the four managers concerned with the decision and presents their evidence to the management committee together with their personal views on which of two alternative machines to buy. No conclusion is reached in the case. This case is one of a series intended for use on undergraduate Business Studies or business-related degree programmes, as an introduction to Operations Management (680-004-1 to 680-014-1).
Location:
Industry:
Size:
150 employees
Other setting(s):
1980

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Abstract

This case examines an equipment purchase decision as faced by a small food preservatives manufacturing company. The text is a description of a meeting between the four managers concerned with the decision and presents their evidence to the management committee together with their personal views on which of two alternative machines to buy. No conclusion is reached in the case. This case is one of a series intended for use on undergraduate Business Studies or business-related degree programmes, as an introduction to Operations Management (680-004-1 to 680-014-1).

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
150 employees
Other setting(s):
1980

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