Posts Tagged ‘cost control’

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    Supply Chain: 787 Dreamliner Problems

    Jan 29, 13 • 1374 Views • No Comments

    To understand Boeing’s supply chain problems with its grounded 787 Dreamliners, we can start with Legos. Legos told one reporter that 18 bricks from every 1 million made are defective. If a problem piece is discovered, the company can identify its mold...  [read more]

  • Industries afflicted with Baumol's Disease have slower productivity growth.

    Cheesecake Medicine?

    Aug 7, 12 • 250 Views • No Comments

    Could Cheesecake Factory help us fix our healthcare system? Touring the kitchen of a Cheesecake Factory restaurant, you would see arrival, refrigeration and storage areas, and cutting, mixing, chopping and combining zones. Preparing the 308 dinner choices...  [read more]