What are the economies of scale in college class size? As class size increases, what symptoms of diseconomies of scale appear? How are these symptoms related to customer contact?
2. What is the relationship between inventory and the nine competitive priorities we discussed in Chapter 1, “Using Operations to Create Value”?
3. Suppose that two competing manufacturers, Company H and Company L, are similar except that Company H has much higher investments in raw materials, work-in-process, and finished goods inventory than Company L. In which of the nine competitive priorities will Company H have an advantage?