ACCA F5: Chapter 3 - Planning with limiting factors

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ACCA F5, c h 3


 
  
Created Oct 26, 2011
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1 Introduction   What constraints can a firm face?
 
1 Introduction   - limited demand   - limited skilled labour and other production...
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2 Planning with one limiting factor   What are the five steps using key factor...
 
2 Planning with one limiting factor   Step 1: identify the bottleneck constraint   Step...
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3 Several limiting factors – linear programming   Steps involved for linear programming
 
3 Several limiting factors – linear programming  
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3 Several limiting factors – linear programming

 

 

1) There is a single quantifiable objective – e.g. maximise contribution....

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4 Shadow prices and slack   1) What is slack?   2) Why is it important?...
 
4 Shadow prices and slack   1) Slack is the amount by which a resource is under-utilised....
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4 Shadow prices and slack

 

1) What are shadow (duel) prices?

 

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4 Shadow prices and slack   1) It represents the maximum premium that the...
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4 Shadow prices and slack

 

How to calculate shadow costs

 
4 Shadow prices and slack  

Step...

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4 Shadow prices and slack

 

What are the implications of shadow prices?...

 
4 Shadow prices and slack   - Management can use shadow prices as a measure of...

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