Many production facilities often operate below available capacity. In your opinion, why would a production manager choose to keep a capacity cushion? Is it possible to have a negative capacity cushion? Why or why not?
As a manager, how would you tie your capacity decisions to the mission and strategy of your organization? How would forecasting affect your capacity decisions? What information would you require to make a capacity decision?
Justify your answers using examples and reasoning. Comment on the postings of at least two peers.
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