Alternatives for Adjusting Capacity


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Why is adjusting capacity in response to demand a bad idea?

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1. What is level production?

2. What is chasing demand?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are different alternatives to adjusting capacity, and you can use the worksheet and quiz to gauge what you know about these alternatives in an efficient manner.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools help test your knowledge of:

  • Why adjusting capacity in response to demand is a bad idea
  • Definitions of chasing demand and level production
  • Term used to describe working over 40 hours
  • When a backlog occurs

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the business lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the meaning of level production
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define key terms such as chasing demand

Additional Learning

Use the lesson called Alternatives for Adjusting Capacity to develop a deeper understanding of these alternatives. This lesson is effective at helping you cover these objectives:

  • Examine the problem with demand
  • Determine who subcontractors are
  • Review the benefits of hiring temp workers