Aggregate Planning Process: Services vs. Manufacturing Strategies


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Which of the following is a big reason that service businesses have more problems with aggregate planning?

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1. In terms of services, what does it mean to be perishable?

2. Maria owns a hotel, which is a service business. Which of the following options might be the best route for Maria in terms of aggregate planning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz help you check your knowledge of the aggregate planning process. The meaning of 'perishable' and why companies sometimes have trouble with aggregate planning are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz any time to assess your knowledge of:

  • An aggregate planning strategy that is ideal for a service business
  • Number of months an aggregate plan should span
  • The option an owner of a smartphone manufacturing company would take in regards to aggregate planning
  • What 'perishable' refers to

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a big reason why businesses have more problems with aggregate planning
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on aggregate planning
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the term 'perishable' and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Aggregate Planning Process: Services vs. Manufacturing Strategies is a lesson you can use to review more topics. Some of these include:

  • The meaning of aggregate planning
  • When aggregate planning is more clear-cut
  • Why aggregate planning is essential