ack has gathered the following information for Work Center 2, the work center that directly feeds Work Center 3. Complete the input/output analysis of Work Center 2. Input Information (in hours) 4 5 6 7 8 Planned input 40 50 50 60 60 Actual input 15 25 25 30 30 Output Information (in hours) 4 5 6 7 8 Planned output 40 50 50 60 60 Actual output 45 45 45 55 60 Backlog125 hours Jack has asked you to calculate the following for Work Center 2.

(a) Calculate the percentage of planned output needed to complete the planned inputs [(planned input + backlog)/ planned output] at Work Center 2. (Round your answers to 1 decimal place, e.g. 17.5.)

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(b) Calculate the percentage of planned input that actually happened (actual input 1 backlog/planned input 1 backlog).

(c) Calculate the percentage of available output that was actually accomplished (actual output/planned output) at Work Center 3.

(d) Given your results, do you believe that Jack is correct in assuming that Work Center 3 is his bottleneck? Justify your answer.


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