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A MANAGER WANTS TO ASSIGN TASKS...

A MANAGER WANTS TO ASSIGN TASKS...

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A MANAGER WANTS TO ASSIGN TASKS TO WORKSTATIONS AS EFFICIENTLY AS POSSIBLE, AND ACHIEVE AN HOURLY OUTPUT OF 4 UNITS. THE DEPARTMENT USES A WORKING TIME OF 56 MINUTES PER HOUR

A manager wants to assign tasks to workstations as efficiently as possible, and achieve an hourly output of 4 units. The department uses a working time of 56 minutes per hour. Assign the tasks shown in the accompanying precedence diagram (times are in minutes) to workstations using the following rules:

 
a.
In order of most following tasks. Tiebreaker: greatest positional weight.
 
Work Station
  Tasks
I
(Click to select)E, HD, B, CF, A, GA, GI  
II
(Click to select)D, B, CIF, A, GE, HD  
III
(Click to select)IF, A, GHE, HD, B, C  
IV
(Click to select)B,EF, A, GE, HHI  
 
b.
In order of greatest positional weight.
 
Work Station
Tasks
I
(Click to select)C, DG, HD, CF, GF, D  
II
(Click to select)F, A, GG, A, BE, HG, HB, C  
III
(Click to select)AB,EC, EF, GD, C, F  
IV
(Click to select)H, IGAB,EH  
 
c.
What is the efficiency? (Round your answer to 2 decimal places. Omit the "%" sign in your response. )
 


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