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See pages 720-765


Operations Profile: Managing Materials and Production at Rolls-Royce

            Master Scheduling

                        Master Scheduling Inputs, Processing, and Outputs

                        Functions of the Master Schedule

                        Master Schedule Planning Horizon and Replanning

                        Achieving Master Schedule Stability

                        Relationship Between the Master Schedule and the Production Environment

            Material Requirements Planning

                        MRP Terminology

                        MRP Inputs, Process, and Outputs

                        Other Considerations in MRP

                        Potential Benefits and Drawbacks of MRP

                        Integrating MRP and JIT Systems

                        MRP in the Service Sector

            Ethical and Sustainability Issues

                        Chapter Summary

                        Key Terms

                        Discussion and Review Questions

                        Solved Problems


                        Case Study 18.1: Bringing Order to a Chaotic Restaurant

                        Video Case

                        Critical Thinking Exercises