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Case
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Reference no. 667-010-2
Authors: B C Twiss (Cranfield University)
Published in: 1967
Length: 8 pages
Data source: Field research

Abstract

This is the first of a two-case series (667-010-2 and 667-011-2). John Burns is charged with establishing a new production line for t-shirts as his first managerial position. He must decide the rate at which he can build up to a target production rate. Amongst many factors he must take into account are: labour availability, labour requirements and the learning rate for new employees. He is also concerned with minimising the financial costs to the company during this initial period.
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1965

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Abstract

This is the first of a two-case series (667-010-2 and 667-011-2). John Burns is charged with establishing a new production line for t-shirts as his first managerial position. He must decide the rate at which he can build up to a target production rate. Amongst many factors he must take into account are: labour availability, labour requirements and the learning rate for new employees. He is also concerned with minimising the financial costs to the company during this initial period.

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Location:
Industry:
Size:
Medium
Other setting(s):
1965

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