Tameka Nicholas is concerned about BackPacks corporate image and has decided against using hires and fires. Instead,

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Tameka Nicholas is concerned about BackPack’s corporate image and has decided against using hires and fires. Instead, she has asked you to consider a chase aggregate plan using the current workforce supplemented by either overtime or undertime to change capacity to match demand exactly. She has asked for the following information from you:

a) How many production hours would be required each period to produce the exact quantity needed?

b) How many regular-time production hours are available each period?

c) How many overtime production hours would be needed each period? Explain any problems that may occur.

d) Show what would happen if this plan were implemented.

e) Calculate the costs associated with this plan.

f) Evaluate the plan in terms of cost, customer service, operations, and human resources.

Cost data Problem Data Regular-time labor cost per hour Overtime time labor cost per hour Subcontracting costLabor standard per unit Regular time available per period Overtime available per period SubcontractingPeriod 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4 Period 5 Period 6 5500 4600 7600 5800 6560 4000

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