Dixit, V., Raj, P., & Sharma, J. R. (2016). ABC Shipyard: The facility layout. Ivey Publishing.
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Carefully read the case and consider its context in relation to making the important decision to accept the new order. The case includes situational information, as well as numerical data, which should be combined to perform the appropriate analysis and reach the correct decision. Answer the following case questions.
Source: Dixit, V., Raj, P., & Sharma, J. R. (2016). ABC Shipyard: The facility layout. Ivey Publishing.
(15 marks) If the following layout is suggested for ABC, will you agree with its implementation as an improvement for the current one (given in the case: Exhibit 2)?
Compare the layout given below to the one in Exhibit 2 and defend your argument based on the flowchart of the process (Exhibit 3) and relationship charts.
Source: Dixit, V., Raj, P., & Sharma, J. R. (2016). ABC Shipyard: The facility layout. Ivey Publishing
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