"National Cranberry Cooperative Case" Essays and Research Papers

  • National Cranberry Cooperative Case

    COMPANY The Receiving Plant I (RPI) of National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) processes both wet and dry cranberries in a highly mechanized process involving 400 workers during peak season. The processed berries are sold in bulk and bags. PROBLEM STATEMENT NCC is currently wrestling with both runaway overtime costs as well as long waiting time for delivery trucks. PROCESS FLOW The process flow diagram is attached as Exhibit A ANALYSIS From Figure E in the case Delivery begins at 7 AM Processing...

    5th millennium, Cost, Cost-benefit analysis 1665  Words | 5  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative Case

    The major trends of the cranberry industry and the problems facing RP#1 There are several major trends that we can observe in the cranberry industry for the period of 1945-1979 (See Table 1 in the Appendix). First, there is a steady production increase in each of the five-year periods: from 615,000 barrels in 1945-1949 to 1,546,120 barrels 30 years later. The production growth was caused by the increasing mechanisation of cranberry industry. For example, water harvesting could result in a yield...

    Average, Cranberry, Employee benefit 1805  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative Case Study

    National Cranberry is a cooperative of berry growers around North America that share common production facilities and for the last several years have been experiencing capacity bottlenecks among other issues. After initial analysis, two main factors that contributed to a decrease in production were found. The first issue in the business is that the supply trucks and drivers delivering the harvest were not properly organized and there was not enough space and organization to allow for smooth offloading...

    Berry, Cooperative, Costs 1276  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    NATIONAL CRANBERRY CO-OPERATIVE CASE STUDY * Nishi Sharma In 1971, National Cranberry Cooperative faced recurring operational problems that affected the productivity and relationship of NCC to growers. This analysis will discuss how NCC can improve its operation before the peak-season comes in. The analysis was based from facts cited in the case, using tools such as but not limited to process flow diagram, cost, benefit and utilization analysis, and work-force scheduling. The author recommends...

    Case study, Cranberry, Investment 616  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Cooperative September 22, 2011 National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) is a major processor and distributor of cranberries. Through their full-scale processing operation at receiving plant, NCC is able to handle all aspects of production from the physical collection of cranberries from suppliers to the packaging of product for sale. Through detailed analysis, it has become apparent that significant issues exist within NCC’s operation. In particular, are the continuously growing...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Cranberry 972  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Table of Contents 1.) Introduction 2 2.) Process Analysis 2 3.) Process Flow at National Cranberry Cooperative 4 4.) Installing a Light Grading System 5 5.) Decreasing the truck waiting time 6 6.) Bag pack or Bulk Pack 8 7.) Conclusions 9 1.) Introduction This case analysis looks at the two primary problems at the receiving plant no. 1 (RP 1) faced by National Cranberry Cooperative during the cranberry harvesting period, viz. 1) too much waiting period for trucks before they unload...

    Berry, Clickpop Records, Cooperative 1798  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Case Report: National Cranberry Cooperative Fill in your name in the header. Please read the Course Syllabus for guidelines on collaboration in assignments: Below, write your answers to Guiding Questions 1-4. The case is due at the beginning of class on January 29 (Wednesday). Please submit only one document per group. We will discuss the answers in class. You may want to print out your answers and charts for your reference during the class discussion. Some additional information about National...

    Bottleneck, Capacity utilization, Clothes dryer 1348  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    NATIONAL CRANBERRY COOPERATIVE National Cranberry Cooperative Question 1 The receiving plant No. 1 is facing 3 problems: 1) Too much waiting time for trucks before they can unload their berries; 2) The overtime costs are too high; 3) The grading process of the berries is inadequate. Question 2 Question 3 Process Flow Diagram for wet and dry cranberries Working Note: Arrival of berries- In the process fruit, first berries are arrived on receiving plant...

    12-hour clock, 24-hour clock, Berry 1129  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cranberry Cooperative

    Spring 2015 Student name: Ha Thu Tran Class: Operation Management 63.671. Case Study: National Cranberry Cooperative Date: Feb 19 2015 I. Background /Summary National Cranberry case is an interesting operational case study. The organization of National Cranberry was established and owned by growers of cranberries to process and market their own berries. It is a large corporation, which has operation in all primary growing areas of North America:...

    Bottleneck, Case study, Clothes dryer 883  Words | 5  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Case Report All Excellent Team Summer 2012 Memo By calculating implied utilization of every process, we found that the drying process for wet berries is a bottleneck ofRP1. Utilization of dryers is 180%!!! (comparing to 8~48% of other processes, it is so problematic). Because of this bottleneck, 480 bbls of wet cranberries are not processed per hour on an average “busy” day (17,280 bbls arrive over the 12-hour period). As a result, our temporary holding bins are full...

    Bottleneck, Buffer, Buffering agent 867  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Assignment – National Cranberry Cooperation | | | |National Cranberry Cooperative | |1/27/2013 | 1. Develop a process flow diagram for processing cranberries (both...

    1996 albums, Berry, Costs 1037  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Cooperative October 29th, 2014 OIE 500 – Analyzing And Designing Operation To Create Value; Walter T. Towner 2014 Problems with NCC • Overtime costs • Truck waiting • Wet harvesting becoming more common than dry harvesting • Even more overtime and truck waiting problems in the future OIE 500 – Analyzing And Designing Operation To Create Value; Walter T. Towner 2014 Process flow chart OIE 500 – Analyzing And Designing Operation To Create Value; Walter T...

    Addition, Berry, Cranberry 513  Words | 8  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Background National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) had faced operational problems at Receiving Plant #1 (RP1) during the peak harvest season in the fall of 1995, which had resulted in unhappiness of the owners of the Co-operatives and high labour cost, despite the purchase of an additional dumper. To avoid the same problems in the coming peak season, it is important to analyse the plant operations based on predicted demands and make recommendations if new equipment should be purchased before the fall...

    Bottleneck, Chemical engineering, Drying 1724  Words | 7  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Case Report: National Cranberry Cooperative Fill in your name in the header. Please read the Assignment Collaboration Guidelines in Course Syllabus: Collaboration between groups is not allowed; however, if you hear something from some other group, please give a reference. Below, write your answers to Questions 1-4 (on BB/Cases). Your analysis should be based on the assumptions listed in the Syllabus. If you need to make additional assumptions to answer a question, clearly state them, logically...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Capacity utilization 1003  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Executive Summary Operations Management Introduction As a leader in the fruit industry, National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) is ready to take on some changes in order to increase efficiency in its operation. The entire process flow by which cranberries enter, move, and exit Receiving Plant No. 1 (RP1) can be improved by tweaking certain stages of the overall operation. Such improvements will reduce the expensive overtime costs that have been incurred and reduce the waiting time for inbound delivery...

    Better, Flowchart, Fruit 1079  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    1. Problems facing receiving plant No. 1 (RP1) The problems that The National Cranberry Cooperative is facing with are described in the table below. Mostly they are related to the problem of capacity. Problem | Implications | Presence of bottlenecks in the stages of drying and separating of berries. | Excessive overtime costs. | | Overcapacities in other stages of processing of berries. | 2. Process Flow Diagram From 8-10 min to few hours 400*3= 1200 bbls/h 1500*3 = 4500 bbls/h ...

    Bottleneck, Chemical engineering, Choke point 901  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cranberry Case

    INSTRUCTOR: Professor Wang Xiayang HOMEWORK: Case Writing –National Cranberry Cooperative NAME: JESSIE ZHOU/KOBE LIU STUDENT ID NO.: 08210359/ CLASS: 09PA STUDENT DECLARATION I declare that this assignment is my own work, which all sources of reference are acknowledged in full and it has not been submitted for any other course. Signature: Date: 10/10/30 NATIONAL CRANBERRY COOPERATIVE Contents 1. What are the problems facing receiving...

    Barrel, Case study, Clickpop Records 730  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cranberry Case

    of the case and key problems (10 points) The case is about the process fruit operations of a receiving plant 1(RP1) at National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC). The NCC was an organization formed and owned by growers of cranberries to sell and market their products. The farmers bring their cranberries to the cooperative directly from their farms in leased trucks and get returns for their product from the cooperative. Over the years a trend was witnessed, the share of water harvested cranberries increased...

    Bottleneck, Choke point, Costs 2198  Words | 6  Pages

  • Cranberry Cooperative Association

    National Cranberry Cooperative, 1996 Case Study Analysis IIMA PGPX 20.04.2013 Executive Summary National Cranberry Cooperative, a processing and marketing firm of berries, is facing challenges related to operational efficiency, high overtime cost and lengthy queues of delivery truck. Analyses of the case lead us to the following propositions to alleviate these problems: • Channel restructuring: Current practice of manual grading misclassifies significant...

    Capacity utilization, Case study, Cost 1177  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Cranberry Case

    |National Cranberry Corporation | |Memo To: Hugo Schaeffer (Vice President Of Operations at National Cranberry Corporation (NCC) Cc: Will Wallitson (Superintendent) From: Mel O’ Brien Date: 2/18/2011 Re: Receiving Plant # 1 Issues Based on your request, I have reviewed Receiving Plant # 1 (RP1’s) last fall’s process fruit operations and confirmed the issues that the Receiving Plant, RP # 1 is facing based on our discussion on February...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Choke point 1200  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    Case: National Cranberry Coop Questions 1. What are the most critical problems facing National Cranberry that Mr. Schaeffer must address? What are some potential causes of these problems? What potential solutions do you suggest? Problems and potential causes: 1. Overtime costs: the root cause of this issue depends on how effectively workers could be scheduled. Workers in this industry tend to have problems with absenteeism. A higher than expected absenteeism would translate to overtime pay...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Chemical engineering 620  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Cooperative In early 1981, at the National Cranberry Cooperative’s receiving plant number 1 (RP1), overtime costs are too high and delivery trucks and their drivers have to wait several hours to unload. The trucks have to wait because the plant’s holding bins fill up and there is not temporary storage. The holding bins fill up because within the cranberry operating system there is a bottleneck, a place in the production process where production slows down because of a slow or...

    The Cranberries 681  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Cooperative Summary When Hugo Schaeffer, vice president of operation at the National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) went through last fall’s process fruit operation at receiving plant No. 1(RP1) with the superintendent Will Walliston, he found that overtime costs and the time waiting to unload were still two big problems. Walliston gave two options to avoid these problems next fall is to buy and install two new dryers, and to convert dry berry holding bins so that they can store...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Choke point 592  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Initiative

    National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC) Case Analysis NCC Issues at Receiving Plant No.1 (RP1): Hugo Schaeffer, vice president of operations at NCC has currently identified three problems at the core of RP1. These three problems are: - Idle time: under the current process trucks are spending too much time waiting to unload cranberries at RP1 - Resource Utilization: the current allocation of full time and part time workers has resulted in increased costs as a result of both over time and absenteeism ...

    Chemical engineering, Cranberry, Grade 926  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    Team Case C. National Cranberry Cooperative Please read the course pack itemNational Cranberry Cooperative”. The assignment is composed by two parts, which are due on different day. The following are the common assumptions for both Part I and Part II A. All the processes (including Destone, Dechaff, and Dry) start from 7am. B. On an average “busy” day, there are 18,000 bbls delivered over 12-hour period (from 7am to 7pm). C. Wet berries are 70% of all berries. D. Holding bins 17-24 are...

    12-hour clock, Capital, Capital accumulation 449  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Case

     Case Report: National Cranberry Cooperative 1. Analyze the current process. Using the process flow map and the current process at Receiving Plant Number 1, mark the capacity and utilization of each of the resources. Show the flows of wet and dry berries separately. The capacity and the utilization of each process in the flow map is calculated and shown below. Utilization is solved by dividing the flow (of either the wet or the dry) and dividing it by the capacity for that particular process...

    Bottleneck, Capacity utilization, Continental divide 797  Words | 2  Pages

  • Cranberry Case

    bog method Cranberry harvest in New Jersey Cranberries are a major commercial crop in the U.S. states of Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin, as well as in the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, New Brunswick, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Quebec. 20% of the world's cranberries are produced in British Columbia's lower mainland region . In the United States, Wisconsin is the leading producer of cranberries, with over half of U...

    Cranberry, Cranberry juice, Cranberry sauce 951  Words | 3  Pages

  • National Cramberry Case

    case National Cranberry Cooperative MGT 413 Case Write Up #1 Group 6 Problems facing RP1 The National Cranberry Cooperative faces several challenges with its operations at receiving plant 1 (RP1) in 1970. The primary challenges that RP1 is facing transmits to capacity and efficiency of their cranberry processing. For example, often there are trucks waiting to unload their cranberries because of existing bottlenecks in the processing system. This...

    Cost, Costs, Cranberry 1959  Words | 7  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    National Cranberry Cooperative 1. The wait time for trucks to back onto a Kiwanne dumper and empty their contents was up to three hours. Even though $75,000 was spent on a fifth Kiwanne dumper, this did not seem to help overtime costs. This assumes that it is the delay in trucks emptying their contents that caused the overtime to be required. A potential cause is the lack of dryers and the lack of berry appropriate holding bins, i.e. not enough wet or dry berry holding bins – these causes...

    Berry, Cranberry 362  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    OPERATIONS TO MEET DEMAND NATIONAL CRANBERRY COOPERATIVE CASE ANALYSIS 25th May 2010 Submission by: Group-B Dhananjay Kumar Kshitij Kulkarni Pankaj Shrivastava Rajesh Premchandran Salil Choudhary Siddharth Sinha Tanushree Datta 1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY * Hugo Schaeffer, VP, Operations faces 3 problems during the harvest season at the National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC). a. Drivers and trucks spend up to 3 hours unloading cranberries when it takes around 5-10...

    Shift work 4112  Words | 14  Pages

  • Written Assignment: National Cranberry Cooperative.

    Written Assignment: National Cranberry Cooperative. This is a challenging case, please allocate sufficient amount of time. In doing the analysis, you may make the following assumptions: a) An average busy day has a continuous arrival rate of berries of 1,500bbs/hr. b) There are 20 busy days in the average growing season. c) Assume there is sufficient capacity in Bagging and Bulking. d) The case description of how many workers are needed when the plant runs over time is vague. Assume that there...

    C, Document, English-language films 426  Words | 2  Pages

  • Cranberry and Berries

    National Cranberry Cooperative Case 20090562 Political Science Junki Hong To begin with, this assignment is done with Kim Seo Yeon (20100472, Sociology). National Cranberry Cooperative Case is the study done by the Harvard Business School about a process of warehousing from the delivery and arriving of cranberry to a manufacturing in the warehouse. National Cranberry Cooperative was an organization formed and owned by growers of cranberries to process and markets their berries. The handling...

    Barrel, Bottleneck, Cranberry 1276  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    9-688-122 REV: MARCH 17, 2006 National Cranberry Cooperative (Abridged) On February 14, 1981, Hugo Schaeffer, vice president of operations at the National Cranberry Cooperative (NCC), called his assistant, Mel O’Brien, into his office and said: Mel, I spent all day yesterday reviewing last fall’s process fruit operations at receiving plant #1 [RP1] with Will Walliston, the superintendent, and talking with the co-op members [growers] in that area. It’s obvious to me that we haven’t solved...

    Berries, Berry, Conveyor belt 3580  Words | 20  Pages

  • Cranberry National Case

    Case Report: National Cranberry Cooperative Fill in your name in the header. Please read the Assignment Collaboration Guidelines in Course Syllabus: Collaboration between groups is not allowed; however, if you hear something from some other group, please give a reference. Below, write your answers to Questions 1-4 (on BB/Cases). Your analysis should be based on the assumptions listed in the Syllabus. If you need to make additional assumptions to answer a question, clearly state them, logically...

    Answer, Capacity utilization, Mathematics 478  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    Case Study: “National Cranberry Cooperative” Question 1: “Draw a Process Flow Diagram of Receiving Plant 1”. For each step in the process indicate the resource pool, number of resources in the pool, total capacity of the pool. There are actually 27 holding bins, some of which can hold either dry or wet cranberries. Total Destoning machine capacity is 4500 bbl/hr Total Dechaffing machine capacity is 1500 bbl/hr dry and 3000 bbl/hr wet cranberries Total Dryer capacity is 600 bbl/hr of wet...

    Case, Case study, Clothes dryer 640  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative (Abridged)

    problem, gang… We now that the bottleneck in the process is the Drying unit. Using the diagram, we can assess: 1. TPT is 19,000*.7 wet barrels/12 work hrs in work day = 1108 wet bbls per day 2. The dryer unit can process 600 bbls wet cranberries per day Looking at the process we know that there is a bottleneck at Drying unit: I. The capacity of the drying unit is 600 bbl /hr which is much lower than the required 1108 wet bbl/day we need. II. On an average day a total of 10,000...

    Bottleneck, Eight-hour day, English-language films 769  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry Cooperative

    If the guidance for a transaction or event is not specified within the authoritative GAAP (the FASB Codification), the auditor should first consider whether accounting principles for similar transactions or events exist within GAAP; if that is the case, those principles are followed to the extent considered appropriate. If not, nonauthoritative accounting guidance is consulted. Sources of nonauthoritative accounting guidance and literature include • Practices that are widely recognized and...

    Audit, Auditing, Auditor's report 6144  Words | 23  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    each) and convert dry berry holding bins so that they can be used to store either water harvested or dry berries ($5000 per bin) Equipment and installation lead times are in excess of 6 months Hugo Schaeffer - Vice President at NCC (National Cranberry Cooperative) Mel O'Biren - assistant Spent $75000 - 5th Kiwanee dumper Timeframe - Feb 14, 1971 Percentage of water harvested berries this year will increase to 70% of toal process fruit from last year's 58% Overtime costs were still out of control...

    Berry, Cranberry, Drying 508  Words | 2  Pages

  • National Cranberry

     The case is due 5 pm on September 27 (Tuesday). Please submit only one document per group. Please E-MAIL your report to ismail.civelek@wku.edu. 1. Mark the capacity and utilization of each resource in the process flow diagram at the end of this document. Briefly describe how you calculate the capacity and utilization here. [20 points] The capacity for each process was listed in the case study document, and we found utilization by dividing the demand by the capacity. The respective capacity...

    Chemical engineering, Cranberry, Diagrams 603  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    9-688-122 REV: JULY 7, 2011 Na ational Cranbe erry Co ooperattive, 19996 On O February 14, 1 1996, Hug go Schaeffer, vice presideent of operatiions at the N National Cran nberry Cooperative (NCC C), called his assistant, a Mel O’Brien, into o his office. Mel, I spen nt all day yesterday revieewing last falll’s process ffruit operatio ons at receiving pla ant #1 [RP1] with Will Walliston, W the superintendeent, and talkin ng with the cco-op membeers [grrowers] in th hat area. It’s obvious to me m...

    Berry, Cranberry, Fruit 3230  Words | 27  Pages

  • Cooperatives

    Cooperative Cooperative shall mean only organizations composed primarily of small producers and of consumers who voluntarily join together to form business enterprises which they themselves own, control and patronize. A small producer shall mean a self-employed individual who, by himself or with this family provides the primary labor requirements of his business enterprise or one who earns at least fifty percent of his gross income from the payment proceeds or income of the labor he provides. ...

    Business, Cooperative, Democracy 768  Words | 3  Pages

  • Cooperative Bank Case

    Title of the Report: Case Analysis of ‘The Cooperative Bank’ The Purpose: The purpose of the report is to submit the analysis of The Cooperative Bank based on the Activity Based Costing methodology To whom it is submitted (Name of the instructor): Prof. Sandhya Bhatia, Professor, Managerial Accounting, Indian Institute of Management, Udaipur Name of the Author: Abhishek Sengupta Anubhav Nigam Ravindran Damodaran Saurabh Srivastava Date of Submission: 24 February 2013 ...

    Activity-based costing, Cost, Costs 1444  Words | 6  Pages

  • National Semiconductor Case Study

    National Semiconductor Case Study HBS Background National Semiconductor (NSC), based in Santa Clara, California, manufactures integrated circuits in analog and mixed signal chips. NSC established the India Design Center (IDC) in Bangalore in 1995 to capitalize on the availability of a low cost and highly specialized labor force. 2002 has not been a good year for NSC, resulting in a net loss of $122 million. The IDC has gradually become NSC’s fastest growing overseas design house and is the...

    Better, Design management, Leadership 1116  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ocean Spray Case Study

    BUSINESS OceanSpray Cranberries Inc is the world’s leading grower owned corporative that harvests and exports of cranberry and grape fruit along with its bye-products in the form of juice, sauce, etc throughout the globe. Founded in 1912, at South Hanson, Ocean Spray Cranberries has managed to keep its brand name as the world leader in food products till date. It is only because of the various strategies it has adopted at different periods when encountered with a difficulty. In Cranberry Industry as described...

    Clean Water Act, Cranberry, Hydrology 1538  Words | 5  Pages

  • Cranberry Case

    15.760: National Cranberry Case 1. Admin: Webvan case; UHS case 2. What are the sources of variability in the NCC case? 3. What are the problems NCC is experiencing that should be addressed? 4. Describe the Process Flow Diagram. 5. Assess possible options for relieving truck waiting. 6. How would you assess converting some dry bins to wet? 7. How would you assess whether you can begin at 8 am? 8. How would you assess labor cost impacts? 9. How would you deal with...

    Capacity utilization, Cue, Queue 552  Words | 13  Pages

  • National Farmers Case

    National Farmers' Union v. Secretariat General du Gouvernement (Case C-241/01) Court of Justice of the European Communities (ECJ) 22 October 2002 PARTIES: National Farmers' Union and Secrétariat général du gouvernement Interveners: British Government and European Commission FACTS: In 1996, the bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) is a progressive neurological disease, widespread in the United Kingdom. After that a link between this and a variant of a particular disease affecting human beings...

    Bovine spongiform encephalopathy, European Commission, European Economic Community 1393  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Kidney Foundation Case

    The ethical case study is about National Kidney Foundation Singapore (NKF) and its scandal, which resulted in some negative effects on the public trust towards Singaporean charity organizations. One of the most important ethical issues which need to be analyzed is the NKF’s management of the raised money. NKF is well-known and is considered as one of the largest charity in Singapore. For example, in 2002, NKF received S$67.5 million accounting for nearly 18 percent of total donations that year....

    Business ethics, Charitable organization, Donation 1008  Words | 3  Pages

  • Globalization, Cooperatives and Credit Groups

    Non-governmental organizations, credit groups and cooperatives Due date: 16 September 2013 Table of contents Page No. 1. Introduction 1 2. Types of non-governmental organizations 1 2.1. NGO type by level of orientation 1-2 2.2. NGO type by level of cooperation 2 3. Cooperatives and credit groups 2-3 3.1. Developmental roles of cooperatives 3-4 3.2. Developmental roles of credit groups 4-5 3.3. Functions of cooperatives 5 3.4. Functions of credit groups 5-6...

    Cooperative, Economics, Housing cooperative 2189  Words | 7  Pages

  • National Cranberry

    2. Throughput is defined as Throughput=Min {Input rate, Process capacity, Demand rate} Input Rate = 3000 bbls/hr Input Rate and Demand Rate > Process Capacity Throughput =Min {Process Capacity} It is evident from the process flowchart that the capacity of the drying unit is minimum at 450 and maximum at 600 bbls/hr. However, this does not apply to dry berries. Both dry and wet berries go through the separation process with a capacity of 1200 bbls/hr. Since 70% of the berries are wet...

    5th millennium, Chemical engineering, Separation process 809  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Kidney Foundation: Case Analysis

    NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION: CEO WITH A GOLDEN TAP | ACCOUNTING THEORY ASSIGNMENT | 052030 Wachira Mumbi Maria | Submitted to: Dr. David Wang’ombe | 13th June 2013 | NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION: CEO WITH A GOLDEN TAP Q1. What is the business model or management style for a social enterprise? In the world today, social enterprises have emerged as innovative business models that are demonstrating how the private sector can contribute more substantively to addressing various social problems (Perfecto...

    Board of directors, Corporate governance, Corporation 1695  Words | 5  Pages

  • Supra-National Organizations: the Case of Asean

    ------------------------------------------------- (B) Supra-national Organizations Choose ONE specific supra-national organization (not necessarily from the above list) and discuss the following issues (these are only random suggestion.  You may define your own. (i) What is the nature of this organization?  Who are its members? (ii) What influence does it have on your own country? (iii) What influence does it have on other nations? Supra-national Nature Supranational organizations are international...

    ASEAN, Brunei, Cambodia 2409  Words | 7  Pages

  • National Air Express Case Study

    National Air Express The business problem facing National Air Express is the majority of customers want pickups as late as possible, around 5:00 p.m., but there are not enough drivers to satisfy this need. I would say a major problem is that the station manager, Frank Smith, is focusing on the budget constraints, which is important; however, the needs of the customers must be met. He is considering adding capital expenses when business does not seem to be increasing. Smith is preparing his quarterly...

    Capital expenditure, Customer, Customer service 1595  Words | 4  Pages

  • National Capital Trust Case Analysis

    National Capital Trust Case Analysis Who: When: Where: Internal control is a business process for assuring achievement of an organization’s objectives. Firstly, internal control plays an important role in safeguarding the organization’s assets. With carefully examination and monitor, internal control is able to discover any anomalies inside the organization, such as inventory spoilage. Moreover, internal control can help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes. For example...

    Audit, Auditing, Fiduciary 1349  Words | 3  Pages

  • cranberries case

    932 in peak period, which indicates that it should take 13.22 hours(7,932/600) to dry all the wet-harvested berries. Particularly, at Oct-1, 12,432 barrels of wet cranberries came to the plant. It needed 20.72 hours to dry them. What’s more, next year 70% of cranberries will be wet-harvested, if we assume that the harvest of cranberries next year will be the same as this year, on average 11,466 barrels (16,380*70%) should be dried during the peak period every day. At this capacity it will take 19...

    Berry, Bottleneck, Choke point 912  Words | 8  Pages

  • National Office Machines Case

    Case 2-1: The Not-So-Wonderful World of EuroDisney’--- Things Are Better Now at Disneyland Resort Paris 1. What factors contributed to Euro Disney’s poor performance during its first year of operation? What factors contributed to Hong Kong Disney’s poor performance during its first year?  The factors that led to Euro Disney’s poor performance were the lack of understanding of the French culture, mistaken assumptions, and ethnocentrism by the American management. Since the prices of the hotels...

    Disney Village, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort 1343  Words | 4  Pages

  • Case Analysis chpt 10 National

     Case Study (pages 421-423)-Implementing Change at National Industrial Products Daniel Post Sullivan University MGT364-Analysis of Management Systems November 23, 2014 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY National Industrial Products is a company that produces mechanical seals and pumps as well as other flow-control products. The company has been run by Jim Carpenter for the last thirty years. Carpenter was a very well-liked leader who had worked hard to cultivate a very good relationship with his employees...

    Agriculture, Better, Leadership 1159  Words | 6  Pages

  • bagel restaurants or cranberry production

    points) A constant cost industry is one in which the LRMC for the industry is constant. An increasing cost industry is one in which the LRMC for the industry is increasing. Which is more likely to be a constant cost industry: bagel restaurants or cranberry production? Explain. What does this imply about the slopes of the long-run supply curves in these industries? In this article, the bagel industry closely resembles a constant cost industry. A constant cost industry is a perfectly competitive industry...

    Average cost, Competition, Cranberry 1537  Words | 4  Pages

  • Cooperative Society

    Objectives/Importance of co-operative society 1. Bringing economic welfare: A cooperative is not just formed to make profits; its objective is to ensure the economic welfare of its members. 2. Creating unity and solidarity: A cooperative is characterized by the strength of its unity. Therefore bringing the extorted and deprived together and encourage them work in unison is a goal of a cooperative society. 3. Awakening of working zeal: Cooperatives also helps to invoke confidence in the minds of people who have...

    Business, Cooperative 1209  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc Case Study

    Spray Cranberries, Inc is an agricultural co-op owned by over 750 growers in the US and Canada. They produce everything from bottled juice to food products and have 4 distribution centers in the United States. During their upcoming holiday season, Ocean Spray Cranberries has a particular challenging time pumping up the volume to meet the surge. Ocean Spray realized that in order to maintain their leadership they needed to focus on its core competency and look for outside sources to help them reduce...

    Commercial item transport and distribution, Logistics, Management 898  Words | 3  Pages

  • Consumers Cooperatives

    CONSUMERS COOPERATIVE In the Philippines, consumer cooperatives emerged during the early 1900s. One of the earliest consumers cooperatives were those of the UP Los Banos and Silliman University. Later on big business corporations and universities put up their consumers cooperatives. Until now most of these cooperatives have been benefited in terms of reasonable process and quality. Consumers Cooperative Defined It is voluntary association of a group of persons (at least 15 members), with common...

    Business, Business models, Consumer theory 610  Words | 3  Pages

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